9 Songs, 50 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

This is the real deal: A spirited, sanctified gospel music concert that’s full of handclapped beats, jaunty piano, church organs, full-choir singing, and sizzling solos—bandleader Walter and wife Tremaine going toe-to-toe and trying their hardest to out-sing each other. The whole album drips with soul and conviction, whether in sweaty ravers like “God Is Standing By” or in easygoing, benedictory ballads like “I’m Not the Same.” And just try not to bob your head along with “I Love the Lord,” which brilliantly interpolates lines from classic spirituals and hymns.

EDITORS’ NOTES

This is the real deal: A spirited, sanctified gospel music concert that’s full of handclapped beats, jaunty piano, church organs, full-choir singing, and sizzling solos—bandleader Walter and wife Tremaine going toe-to-toe and trying their hardest to out-sing each other. The whole album drips with soul and conviction, whether in sweaty ravers like “God Is Standing By” or in easygoing, benedictory ballads like “I’m Not the Same.” And just try not to bob your head along with “I Love the Lord,” which brilliantly interpolates lines from classic spirituals and hymns.

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