Wild Olive - Shimah Elohim (Hear O Lord)

Published Saturday 6th March 2010
Wild Olive - Shimah Elohim (Hear O Lord)
Wild Olive - Shimah Elohim (Hear O Lord)

STYLE: Messianic
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 81911-13005
LABEL: Independent
RRP: £12.00

Reviewed by Tim Holden

Right from the haunting opening of "Kadosh Adonia Tsava-ot", complete with shofars and sung in Hebrew, it is obvious this is not going to be a standard worship album. The songs are a collection of Jewish worship songs, both traditional, contemporary and self written, ranging from straight worship ("Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh") to prayers set to music (the powerfully moving "In These Dark Days") to the instrumental "Selah". With excellent production and help from the likes of well-known British musicians like Neil Costello (guitar), Mark Edwards (keys) and Paul Heyman (violin) the album skillfully blends Messianic and contemporary elements and retains a quality feel, highlighted in the closing "Shimah Elohim" which stands out over all the other tracks, not just because it is a more contemporary arrangement but also because it manages to convey the passion of the songwriting.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Julie Jackson in Seffield @ 21:43 on Sep 30 2015

Please note CDs can still be purchased by contacting me at the following address:

Reply by Catherine Jones in Newcastle upon Tyne, England @ 15:35 on Dec 17 2017

Hi. Is it still possible to buy the album Shimah Elohim from Julie Jackson? Or otherwise, do you know how I can buy it? Thank you

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Posted by Elisabeth Avallone in Nottingham, England @ 11:54 on Aug 20 2012

Both albums by Wild Olive are excellent, inspriational and encouraging. The songs are easy to listen to, they present truth and ministry to anyone who has a heart for Israel. We have been given permission to use the songs on our website for which we are so grateful (www.restoreallisrael.com) Thank you Wild Olive for your ministry, and we pray you may be inspired and equipped to produce more.

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