STYLE: Roots/Acoustic RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 176188-28574 LABEL: The Fuel Music FORMAT: Digital Only Single
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
There have been plenty of fine songs written on this theme or with this title, but teenager Tori's "Revival" anthem is surely one of the best. Over a stirring mid-tempo rhythm and a wall of guitars Tori purrs the lyrics by London Gingerich convincingly. Rather than the usual "send revival to our land and churches" themes this "Revival" song personalises the whole thing: "I wanna be brave/I wanna be bold/I wanna be proof/I wanna be love/I wanna be hope/I wanna be true. . ./I wanna be a - a revival." Stirring indeed.
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