Here I Rest My Case (Dovetail  DOVE 7) 1975  UK *

 

 

 

The group bid adieu to the horns for this fine follow-up platter of melodic British rock, pop and melancholy ballads. Here I Rest My Case seems more cutting-edge than their debut, even though it’s not quite as rowdy overall. Still a couple heavyweight rockers in here: ‘Criticism’ and ‘The Problem Of Me’ both have impressive psych qualities courtesy of the organ and fuzz guitar interaction. ‘(Nobody Gives Me) Life Like You’ has some nice jingle-jangle electric guitar, while ‘The Leper’ recalls the ballads of The Beatles’ Rubber Soul era. Also an a cappella rendition of the hymn ‘Man Of Sorrows’. Saturated with groovy dated pop organ throughout. Somewhat of a concept album, presenting the claims and evidences of the Christian faith through song. Produced by John Pantry. See also Keith Howard & Friends, Live At Spree Album and the EP section.    (The Archivist, 4th edition by Ken Scott).

 

 

 

 

This one was on the Heavenly Grooves Site.

Tracks:

01. (Nobody Gives Me) Life Like You

02. Criticism

03. Rolph's Song

04. The Leper

05. How Can I Be Sure

06. You Are My Music

07. Say One For Me

08. The Problem Of Me

09. Sunshine

10. Man Of Sorrows

11. (Why Not) Meet With Jesus

12. Here I Rest My Case


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