Simon Bernard-Smith - Reflections On Panpipes: Only You

Thursday 1st June 1995
Simon Bernard-Smith - Reflections On Panpipes: Only You
Simon Bernard-Smith - Reflections On Panpipes: Only You

STYLE: Ambient/Meditational
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 15673-20480
LABEL: Word SOPD2082
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Peter Bradshaw

This is the fourth instrumental album from this talented panpiper. It contains a selection of his favourite music which ranges from modern mainstream hits like "Love Is All Around" and "Everything I Do" to classic hymns like "When I Survey" and includes two modern praise songs: "Only You" and "Faithful One". Also included are a traditional Jewish song "Mi Yitneni Oy", "Song For A Penny" which Simon wrote for his wife and a beautiful interpretation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber classic "Love Changes Everything". It is a slow but melodic album with simple uncluttered arrangements throughout. Simon's playing and timing is impeccable and he is a master of his instrument. Simon's creative talent does bear testimony to a creator God and as such makes 'Only You' an act of worship. If you enjoy gentle instrumental music then give this album a listen.

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