Look Up (Evan Comm 553547) 1975

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kemper and Bekah Crabb’s pre-Arkangel band Redemption recorded this one rather precious and ultra-rare custom lp. No hint of their future art-rock direction, just good ol’ rural folk-rocking Jesus music with a nice 12-string sound brimming with home-made charm. A bit of crude electric added on the jamming cover of Blessed Hope’s ‘Something More’. Some really nice dreamy tracks: ‘New Jerusalem’ uses some ethereal organ for a magical folk/psych effect. Equally pleasant is the fragile hypnotic ‘Surrender’ featuring Bekah’s delicate murmurings. Renditions of Jamie Owen’s ‘May I Introduce You’ and Love Song’s ‘Front Seat Back Seat’. 1000 copies were made. Beware of the very ordinary looking cover photo with the virtually unrecognizable short-haired Kemper. See also Gospel Ship 2 and Hill Country Faith Festival 74. (The Archivist, 4th edition by Ken Scott).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I have not acquired this album yet.  Thank you George for the rear cover photo.

 

Tracks:

 

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1May I Introduce You
1-2Anti Satan Boogie
1-3I See
1-4Something More
1-5New Jerusalem
2-1Surrender
2-2Front Seat, Back Seat
2-3Yes He's Lord
2-4Hey Brother
2-5Amazing Grace

 

 

 

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