Be Ready (Chrism R-7808) 1978

 

 

Be Ready finds Hope Of Glory at their most soulful, delivering polished brassy swinging grooves that give Sweet Comfort Band some serious competition. Good r&b dance-floor energy and guitar riffs are unleashed within slick disco rockers like the title track, ‘Chosen People’ and Pat Terry’s ‘Back In The Woods’. ‘Antiseptic Christian’ has a slow snaky fimk groove ala Gary S. Paxton – not surprising since it was written by Paxton, plus Paxton’s the producer (sure sounds like him singing it, too). Filled in with some jazzy saxophone pop (‘I Can’t See Me Servin’ Nobody But Jesus’) and MOR/easy-listening ballads (‘Heart Of A King’, ‘Jonathan’, Pat Terry’s ‘Shelter In The Storm’). Gate-fold cover, clear yellow/gold vinyl. Subtle Bee Gees look to the back cover photo. ‘

 

Hope of Glory - Be (Bck)

 

 

Thank you Donald for the rear cover photo.  Thank you Discogs for the label photos and the track list. Thank you Ken for the front cover photo.

 

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1I Can't See Me Servin' Nobody But Jesus2:40
1-2Back In The Woods2:35
1-3Heart Of A King5:15
1-4Antiseptic Christian3:27
1-5You're Nobody2:23
2-1Be Ready4:23
2-2Jonathan5:48
2-3Chosen People2:50
2-4Shelter In The Storm4:00

 

 

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