STYLE: Rock RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 25402-13241 LABEL: Forefront FFD88256 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 2 EXTRAS: DVD RELEASE DATE: 2007-07-08 RRP: £1.99
Reviewed by Derek Bish
With rumours of a possible dc Talk reunion continuing, this, EMI CMG's latest back catalogue dredge, has particular piquancy. Mixing rap, R&B, pop and rock, Toby Mac, Michael Tait and Kevin Max were, of course, pioneers in helping put a generation of young people in touch with God. This 16 song compilation covers most of their best known songs including the anthemic "Jesus Freak", the rapping "Jesus Is Just Alright" and the much sweeter "Between You And Me" which CCM anoraks will tell you got to number 29 in the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. For fans of dc Talk (who may already have 'Intermission') there's nothing new here and, sadly, the booklet offers nothing more than track details and some nice band photos. But for anyone wanting find out what all the fuss was about, this is a good place to start. The accompanying DVD with eight videos and two live versions of the tracks on CD is a nice fill-up collection for those who never got to see dc Talk live. The final live DVD track, "Since I Met You" from 'Supernatural' is a gem.
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