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Chris Sligh – ‘Mighty Roar/Healing Flood’ album review
4 Overall Score

Label:

Self-released

For Fans Of:

Jonny Diaz, Chris August

We Like:

“Mystery of Love”

Chris Sligh – ‘Mighty Roar/Healing Flood’ album review

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The newest album from former American Idol alum Chris Sligh is steeped in familiar worship refrains and scriptural references, but rather than feeling like a typical worship leader release, Mighty Roar/Healing Flood (buy) offers up a synth-pop flavored set of vertical songs that stand out. Tracks like “Freedom Song,” “Stripes,” and “Fill This Place” play with the electronic toys available to artists today without losing their worshipful heart, while others like “You Are God” and “Mystery of Love” will appeal to longtime Sligh fans with their centric, familiar approach. Sligh has been proven as a gifted songwriter and vocalist, and both remain very clear on Mighty Roar… even as he enjoys exploring new influences.

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Matt Conner
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Matt Conner is a writer/editor who has interviewed approximately 2,000 musicians, authors, directors, actors and other artists. He’s the Managing Editor for PledgeMusic, a former editor with Vox Media, and writes regularly for numerous print- and web-based publications, including Under the Radar, Relevant and the Indianapolis Star.

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