STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 3875-606 LABEL: Sparrow SPD1554 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1 RRP: £4.99
Reviewed by Phil Clewer
Possibly Steven's finest ever album. Although some cuts recall the crisp pop gospel of 'Heaven In The Real World', on other tracks there's a riveting Delta blues influence thanks to some stunning slide guitar. The style is reminiscent of the Doobie Brothers for those of you over 35. Steven's greatest strength -catchy melodic hooks which nag away at even the most resistant listener are here in abundance while Brown Bannister's production is, as expected, top notch while the lyrics are uncompromising, talking about the walk of the Christian life, prayer and the signs of life. The tracks vary from the lively "Lord Of The Dance" to the quieter and beautiful "What I Would Say". In CR34 this album is stated as representing a radical musical progression for Chapman. But whether you are a long time Chapman fan or simply someone who caught the CCM star at Greenbelt, this classy album will draw you back again and again.
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