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Under The Blood by The Messengers

Cross Rhythms Rating: 6/10
CD: Album
Tags: Country, CD, Album, Independent
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A blend of soft rock, country and gospel from a Texas four-piece.

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  1. 1. Satan's Monument
  2. 2. Going Down To The River
  3. 3. Love Never Ends
  4. 4. Even The Rocks Cry Out - Letter To A Secular Humanist
  5. 5. Under The Blood
  6. 6. On My Way
  7. 7. Blessed Hope
  8. 8. More Precious Than Gold
  9. 9. When I Was Your Enemy
  10. 10. God's Love Will Never Fail
  11. 11. Are You Listening
  12. 12. Mr In-Between
  13. 13. Over The Shining Sea
  14. 14. A Prayer For The Journey
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6/10

Reviewed by John Daniels

The Messengers are a four piece from Texas who've been together for over a decade but have only released albums in the last few years. 'Under The Blood' is their second album, a blend of soft rock, country and gospel. The group have a mellow, harmonic style which is affirming if not always challenging. If you could imagine a gospel version of The Eagles, that would probably be The Messengers. That thought was provoked by the opening track "Satan's Monument" which seems the perfect antidote to "The Last Resort". The group's sound is predominantly the work of Tommy Clark (assisted by brother Jeff), who wrote most of the material, and also produced and arranged the album. To this reviewer the sound is unfortunately a little dated. Having said that there is some good songwriting, obviously based on real and common experiences, with tracks like "When I Was Your Enemy" and the title track registering. "On My Way" is a more upbeat song with a folk/rock feel with almost a Gerry Rafferty feel to it. And if you're into Old Time Gospel you'll appreciate "'Blessed Hope"' and "Mr In-Between".

Style: Country
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 16103
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Independent
Items: 1
Release Date: 2004

A blend of soft rock, country and gospel from a Texas four-piece.














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