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Beyond The Moon by Dana Russell

Cross Rhythms Rating: 9/10
CD: Album
Tags: Pop, CD, Album, Recommended, Top Rated
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  1. 1. You Ask For The Moon
  2. 2. I Believe In Love
  3. 3. Say A Little Prayer
  4. 4. What Chu Gonna Do
  5. 5. Sharing One World
  6. 6. Gradual Decay
  7. 7. The Future
  8. 8. Faithful Love
  9. 9. Ready, Willing & Able
  10. 10. In The Moonlight
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9/10

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Yes siree! A cracking album, presumably her debut, from an American lass who could progress to Nashville's top drawer if justice is still a commodity in Nashville. Dana sings with soulful R&B-orientated effervescence and there's also enough R&B sass in the deft production of Matt Schwartz and programmer David Floyd for this album to catch the ears of R&B gospel fans as well as the Margaret Becker/Susan Ashton etc CCM crowd. What makes the album outstanding is a set of top quality songs all written and co-written by Dana. Grab the opener ("You ask for the moon/He'll give you the heavens/You reach for the stars/But he's given the Son/You search for the truth/He is the answer"). Standouts everywhere, the dance-oriented "I Believe In You" (though I'd love to hear a heavier Scott Blackwell mix), the haunting mid-tempo "Say A Little Prayer" and a dazzling rap "Gradual Decay" on the decline of contemporary culture. The only slip up is a maudlin ballad "Sharing One World" which comes complete with singing kiddywinkers. But elsewhere it's top grade funky pop gospel.

Style: Pop
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 4746
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Salt CD55002
Items: 1
Release Date: 1994













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