The Son Will Arise (no label, no # & New Born NB 7001) 1977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Praise - The Son Will Arise Custom label front

Praise – The Son Will Arise
Custom label front

 

Praise – The Son Wil Arise New Born front

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Praise got themselves a budget, shed most of the old folk-rock images, and strode forth into jazzy polished rock, pop and easy listening.  The new Praise rocks fairly convincingly on ‘The Race’ and the southern-edged devil bashing ‘Darkness And Light’, both with respectable growling.   On the other extreme are ultra-mellow string-orchestrated soft-jazz/MOR ballads like ‘Brighten Up My Day’, ‘Since You Came’ and ‘Army Of God’.   Lots of in-between moods, some with a Sweet Comfort Band air like ‘Psalm of Guidance’ or the opening ‘Living Stones’.   Jazzy horns, keyboards and electric guitar appear courtesy of members of the pre-Koinonia band Sonlight, including Hadley Hockensmith, Harlan Rogers, Bill Maxwell and Fletch Wiley.  The original custom press has a beautiful color painting of a breaking wave.   Later picked up by the New Born label as one of their earliest releases (NB 7001), where it was reissued in a totally different but equally impressive cover.   (The Archivist by Ken Scott, 4th Edition).

Thanks John for sharing this one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Praise - The Son Will Arise Custom label rear

Praise – The Son Will Arise
Custom label rear

 

Praise – The Sone Will Arise back

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you Donald for the custom label front and rear cover photos.

 

Tracks:

 

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1Living Stones
1-2Psalm Of Guidance
1-3The Overcomer Song
1-4Brighten Up My Day
1-5Since You Came
2-1The Race
2-2The Son Will Arise
2-3Darkness And Light
2-4Army Of God

 

 

 

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