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The Skies Have Eyes by Rich Millett

Cross Rhythms Rating: 6/10
CD: Album
Tags: Pop, CD, Album, Independent
Normal Dispatch Time: 1-3 days
Quirky pop with an electro-roots feel from an American singer/songwriter.

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  1. 1. The Lord Is Alive
  2. 2. Find Him
  3. 3. Heads Up
  4. 4. Jesus Comes To Us
  5. 5. Light
  6. 6. The Man Upstairs
  7. 7. The Skies Have Eyes
  8. 8. Preaching To The Choir
  9. 9. A Dose Of The Ghost
  10. 10. The Quickening
  11. 11. My Prayer
  12. 12. Living Right
  13. 13. Be Saved
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Reviewed by Allan Clare

What a strange little album this is. Right from the surreal cover (a field of sheep gazing upwards with what look like human eyes) I was wondering what to expect, and I'm still finding it very difficult to pigeon hole the style. The best I can say is that it's a sort of quirky pop-rock album (heavy on the pop), full of catchy ditties that sound as if they were recorded in a 1970s studio with an electro-roots feel. Does that make any sense at all? The nearest band I can think of is They Might Be Giants. This is Millett's first recording of original songs since becoming a Christian three years ago, and the joy of that recent experience does shine through in songs such as "The Lord Is Alive" which is a great radio-friendly pop song and "Give Praise". Elsewhere the lyrics are very evangelistic, with "Find Him" having the lines, "When repentance has arisen in the sinners/That's where you'll find Him" - and it's a sign of the quirkiness of the album that such lyrics are found in a catchy little melody! The album's joyful feel is seen on song titles such as "The Man Upstairs" and "A Dose Of The Ghost", which stretch the silliness a little too far for my liking (the latter is, I hope, a children's song). On the downside, "Living Right" is a bit of a shambles. The album ends with "Be Saved" which, to add to the eclecticism, is a quite charming acoustic ballad. Millet says on his website that he thinks "life is a precious journey and should be travelled with a big smile, a spirit of adventure, a sense of humour, and as many songs as possible."

Style: Pop
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 22827
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Independent
Items: 1
Release Date: 2007

Quirky pop with an electro-roots feel from an American singer/songwriter.

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The latest CD by a British-born musician who now lives near Atlanta, Georgia.

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