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"On The Altar Of Love"  by Downhere

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Diamond in the rough
Posted August 26, 2011
By hebrews1316,


In the crowded CCM market filled with fluff and superficial artists, there are few bands that stand the test of time (Steven Chapman, Michael W. Smith, Mark Schultz, Casting Crowns, Third Day, Mercyme) and few bands that stand out above the noise. Downhere is one of the bands that stand above the noise. Still one of the most underrated bands this side of the border, Downhere delivers another standout performace with "On the Altar of Love." One of my favorite lyrics of the CD is in the song "Glory By the Way of Shame:" She cheated on him twice/ but for fear she never told/ She finally confessed, before her heart ran cold/ With pain in his eyes, he walked out of the house and drove to town/ Bought her a white wedding dress/ Came home to her and danced/ To the song of forgiveness. Just amazing! Between Marc and Jason, Downhere possesses two of the most gifted songwriters in the business; profound, deep, thought-provoking, honest ("Let Me Rediscover You"), real, and authentic. "On the Altar of Love" is a showcase of how to reach people were they are and deliever the gospel through music ("Holy," "The Altar of Love," and "Reveal the Kingdom"). More so, on this album Jason and Marc's voices are finally in balanced and blended near perfection. As they said at Creation NE last year, this album was going to be a display of how they "found their voices," and how they have "found a perfect balance between Jason and [Marc]." That is so evident here as their interchanges and harmonies are spot on. Overall, this is a very enjoyable album and a great start to the unoffical fall release schedule.

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