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Lizz Wright: Fellowship

“On her fourth album, Lizz Wright returns to her gospel roots after writing her own material on 2008′s The Orchard. However, this is hardly a traditional collection of faith-based songs…her idea of gospel is highly eclectic, encompassing the Gladys Knight & the Pips hit “I’ve Got to Use My Imagination” and Jimi Hendrix’s “In from [...]

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Mary Mary: Something Big

“Mary Mary still know how to make an entrance, opening their sixth album with a raucous stomper — the album’s title track — that samples the Jackson 5′s “Mama’s Pearl.” The following track, “Something Bigger,” increases the energy with super-charged marching-band percussion.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog

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Marvin Sapp: Here I Am

Check Our Catalog “It’s that voice that carries the day: a strong, husky, impassioned, and — above all else — undeniably soulful vehicle that blasts through these busy arrangements like an alto sax.” –All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “Hello Hurricane is almost devoid of surprises and offers exactly what the people want: an assemblage of straight-ahead rock anthems. Switchfoot appears to have found its footing — Hello Hurricane is by far the San Diego rockers’ most natural, effortless outing to date.” –All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “Fire in My Bones is an absolutely magnificent gospel music collection. If your experience with African-American gospel music has been mainly limited to incidental encounters with the Golden Gate Quartet or Mahalia Jackson, then prepare to be startled.”–All Music Guide

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Check Our Catalog “Scofield has assembled a crack band of more roots and groove-oriented sidemen to cut his version of a gospel album….While it’s true this is gospel music re-visioned by Scofield, it’s still a gospel record, and carries within it the heart of that music’s great traditions — melody, complex harmonics, and lyricism. This [...]

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Mandisa: Freedom

Check Our Catalog “Rather than attempting an ill-fated imitation of Beyoncé or Alicia Keys, Mandisa again finds the sweet spot for her own voice on Freedom. As a result, this album is a slam dunk.”–All Music Guide

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The Priests

Check Our Catalog It was at St. MacNissi’s College in Derry, Ireland, where Father Eugene O’Hagen, Father Martin O’Hagen, and Father David Delargy met for the first time and realized their musical prowess as a singing trio. Nicknamed Holy Holy Holy by their peers due to their shared determination to enter the priesthood, the talented [...]

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Check Our Catalog “Heather Headley is among the top singers with a vocal that absolutely astounds with its intensity…This woman is one of the great entertainers of the day, on record and on stage.”–Billboard

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Mary Mary: The Sound

Check Our Catalog “Once again, it’s the instantly memorable, upbeat, radio-ready material that places Mary Mary at the forefront of contemporary gospel.”–All Music Guide

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