Vickie Winans - Bringing It All Together

Monday 1st March 2004
Vickie Winans - Bringing It All Together
Vickie Winans - Bringing It All Together

STYLE: Gospel
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
LABEL: Verity 012414321428
RELEASE DATE: 2003-06-06
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Mrs Marvin Winans has slowly but surely risen up the fame ladder as this recent US gospel chart topper can only add to her reputation as one of the most soulful divas on the whole African American church scene. Just catch that blistering opener “Shake Yourself Loose” where a small choir (surely larger than the vocalists credited) and a trundlingly funky band give her the perfect groove to holler for Jesus. That’s followed by a sweetly soulful mid tempo “Superman” with some of her finest ever singing over the delicate rhythms and by the time it swings into the lazily, sinuous R&B groove of “Shook” (already a major hit on Cross Rhythms radio) there’s no doubt listeners are catching a diva at the top of her form. If you’re after a blast of real soul music, this is one you’ve got to hear.

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Sample Track Listing:
3. Shook [Listen]

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Product Description
Probably the busiest performer on the gospel circuit, Vicki is known for doing over 250 gigs a year. On 'Bringing It All Together,' she displays all her favourite songs; all the way from strong anthems such as 'Shake Loose' to the praise & worship favourite 'Superman' and the family song 'Shook by the Book.' The high energy and dynamic vocal skill that are a hallmark of Vicki's live performances are all showcased to the full on this splendid collection.

Reader Comments

Posted by uchenna in okochi @ 17:58 on Dec 30 2006

i love the track superman but dont have a copy i need one

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