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Aledo – ‘Gypsy Heart’ album review
4 Overall Score

Label:

Self-released

For Fans Of:

Gungor, Jon Foreman

We Like:

“Don’t Let Go”

Aledo – ‘Gypsy Heart’ album review

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Finally admitting Christian music stardom and big church leadership wasn’t filling a void, former By The Tree front man-turned-pastor Chuck Dennie searched his soul—deeply, going all the way back to his childhood—eventually producing his solo debut Gypsy Heart as a response to this journey. The 5-song EP is seeded with an outpouring of personal discovery and musical reflection, so much so, it’s no wonder Aledo—Dennie’s Texas hometown—was the moniker of choice for this foray. A line from “Don’t Let Go,” a song written to his wife, beautifully sums up the mood and purpose of the project, If that’s not rain coming through the ceiling / That’s the sound of my heart healing.

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Kevin Sparkman
Managing Editor

After both on-stage and front-office experience in the Christian recording industry, (including co-founding Exit 3 Entertainment, Inc. and General Manager of hip-hop label Beatmart Recordings), Sparkman returned to Salem in 2014 from a Dir. of Communications position in the United Methodist Church. He became the Managing Editor of CCM Magazine in January 2015.