Pray In The Spirit (His HR 122504) 1979?
Though not especially challenging musically, this Maine group of ﬁve’s amateur rock custom certainly has a convicting message to present. Their sound is sort of a hit-and-miss piano-led style loosely derived from groups like Fireworks, 2nd Chapter Of Acts and Keith Green (they cover Green’s ‘Asleep In The Light’), with a few sporadic trumpet leads. Sometimes too much in the contemporary gospel/ccm/praise direction for my tastes, but if you pay close attention you’ll notice they can muster up a decent rock edge here and there, including some keyboard and guitar solos. I got a kick out of ‘Romans 13:1’ which speaks to being obedient to the law, with four verses speaking to the speed limit blues, stop sign blues, tape deck blues and income tax law blues. Most songs written by leader Eric Hanson. Cheap sun-through-the-clouds cover photo. (The Archivist, 4th edition by Ken Scott).
I have not acquired this album yet. Thank you Ken for the front cover photo. Thank you Donald for the rear cover photo and the track list.
|Song #||Song Title||Time|
|1-1||Pray In The Spirit||3:36|
|1-2||It Is Well With My Soul||4:36|
|1-3||Give Him Your Heart||3:10|
|1-4||Take Me Back Again||2:22|
|1-5||Create In Me||5:13|
|2-3||What Would I Do Without You?||3:32|
|2-4||Asleep In The Light||4:15|
|2-5||The Answer Is Yes||3:00|