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21. Walmsley, <span class="highlight">Derek</span> – God Calls Everyone
(Past Book Reviews)
This book about vocation would work well as daily devotionals for any Christian. The ‘everyone’ is in the title for a reason. Publisher: Authentic Pages:       339 While the book is touted as a ...
Created on 20 June 2020
22. Dion – Blues with Friends (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
This star-studded collection shows how varied the blues can be and showcases some wonderful playing.   Dion Blues with Friends Label: Keep The Blues Alive Time: 14 tracks / 61 mins Who else can you ...
Created on 17 June 2020
23. <span class="highlight">Walker</span>, Dave – Revenge of the Flower Arrangers
(Past Book Reviews)
... empathy and wit, there really is more than something for everyone here. (And for anyone who missed this as a Christmas present, his 2020 calendar is available). Derek Walker ...
Created on 28 December 2019
24. Morse, Neal – Jesus Christ - The Exorcist (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
With lots of strong tunes, thoughtful content and consummate musicianship, as with all Morse’s work, this rock opera is a project well worth exploring. Label: Frontiers Records Time: 25 tracks / 110 ...
Created on 30 June 2019
25. Keaggy, Phil and Rex Paul – Illumination (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Movie Reviews)
Yet another 2019 release from guitar legend Keaggy and yet another where collaboration brings out different facets of his talents, while adding someone else’s to the mix. This one is more polished and ...
Created on 28 April 2019
26. van Essen, Frank – Sanctum (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
You don’t get too many musicians who can play both drums and violin, but when you do it can bring into being a beautifully balanced - and inspired - set of music. Label: Strings Attached Records Time: ...
Created on 04 February 2019
27. <span class="highlight">Walker</span>, Dave – How to Avoid the Peace
(Past Book Reviews)
Dave Walker’s latest cartoon collection may be sub-titled ‘Tips for Advanced Churchgoing,’ but you don’t have to be an Anglican to enjoy the humour. It will help you to catch the subtleties, though. His ...
Created on 13 November 2017
28. Lang, Jonny - Signs (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
Raw, exciting, emotional; Lang is back with a driving truckload of bluesrockgospelfunksoul. Label: Concord Records /Provogue Records Time: 11 tracks / 48 Minutes When you’ve been away for four years, ...
Created on 12 September 2017
29. Neal Morse Band, the – The Similitude of a Dream (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
 If Genesis’ The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway means anything to you, its more epic and intense second cousin Similitude is essential. If anyone wants to offer a Christian album from the last decade that ...
Created on 31 December 2016
30. Bainbridge, Dave – The Remembering (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
The multi-instrumentalist lays down all his other options to concentrate on solo piano. The midnight mood comes through. Label: Open Sky Records Time:  12 tracks / 48 mins I’ve looked forward to ...
Created on 21 August 2016
31. Santana : Santana IV (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
Carlos Santana re-unites the ‘classic’ line-up of his band and succeeds in recapturing its spirit.  He gives us blues, space-rock, funk and blistering guitar all riding a groove of Latin percussion. Label: ...
Created on 23 July 2016
32. Stryper – Fallen (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
It may not quite reach the heights of the previous release, but Fallen shows great ambition for a band this far into its career. Label: Frontiers Records Time:  12 tracks / 52 mins Singer Michael ...
Created on 01 October 2015
33. Burlap to Cashmere – Freedom Souls (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
Burlap’s latest Pledge-funded offering ends with a real fizz. They are feeling their way towards added textures, so that the sound remains fresh and unpredictable, while retaining that Mediterranean character ...
Created on 27 June 2015
34. Haworth, Bryn – Rebel Man (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
... several very fine pieces on here that you won’t want to miss out on either. Derek Walker   (The full versions of my Bryn Haworth interview are on my blog here: ...
Created on 27 May 2015
35. Future of Forestry – Pages (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
Stripped back more than ever before, but keeping most of the elements that make Forestry so special, this is a turn in direction. The duets here are so sensual at the start that I almost feel like I’m ...
Created on 03 May 2015
36. Bainbridge, Dave - Celestial Fire (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
... soars like it rarely has before. OK, I'll say it: I actually prefer this even to Iona. Derek Walker   DISCLAIMER: It is fair to the reader to state that I am ...
Created on 29 November 2014
37. Jars of Clay - 20 (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
... the pros and cons of individual tracks, these songs are so strong that, after up to twenty years, we are ready for some fresh versions to take us into the next couple of decades Derek Walker ...
Created on 05 September 2014
38. Haworth, Bryn - Time Out (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
If I were in jail, I'd want access to this collection. So might anyone who wants some encouragement in a tough situation. There are no standouts, because the quality is so consistently strong thoughout, ...
Created on 06 June 2014
39. The Choir - Shadow Weaver (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
You might find yourself headbanging, only for your head to slip into drifting mode. Those masters of intelligent, melodious shoegaze have upped the intensity for this one. Again, this time it’s personal. ...
Created on 19 May 2014
40. Switchfoot - Fading West (<span class="highlight">Walker</span>)
(Past Music Reviews)
... than the early and mid-period Switchfoot, but despite the fine production work, there are not quite as many compelling songs here as on either of the last two releases. Derek Walker ...
Created on 04 February 2014

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