REVIEW: Pruitt Family – So Much Sweeter

pruittfamilyProducer: Matthew Browder & John Darin Rowsey
Record Label: Independent

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This CD starts off in a really neat way. You feel like you’re on a front porch of a little country church as the people greet each other. A young female vocalist sings the lead on an old song, “Jesus Built This Church On Love.” She has a very good voice. At the end, they add that extra “umph” by adding a choir. It’s followed up by a bluesy style on “Sweeter As The Days Go By.” I grew up listening to this song in my church, so it brings back lots of memories. They did a wonderful job on it. Things slow down a little bit with the next song, “God’s Appointed Time.” This is a great song of encouragement that talks about God’s timing.

Next up is an a cappella version of “Til The Storm Passes By.” This shows off some really good, family harmonies. “Bless His Name” speeds things back up. A young girl has the lead on this as well. The young girls in this family can really sing. I really like this one. It’s very catchy. This would be a great radio release. “Mama’s Prayer” is up next. There’s such a great message in this song. Awesome! “Grateful” shows off a male vocalist. He has a very different voice. It’s very bluesy and very unique. This song is upbeat and what I call a “head bobber.”

“But For The Blood” showcases the mother’s voice. It is a traditional style, Southern Gospel song. Her voice fits this style really well. It is followed by “Love At First Sight.” This song portrays a good message of when Jesus opens your eyes, it is love at first sight. The Pruitt Family end the project with a good, fast song entitled, “Making A Way.” It’s a great campmeeting style song. This is good stuff!

Overall, I give this project 4 ½ stars. This family is very talented and did a fantastic job on this project. If you like good, family harmony with talented young people, this is a CD you will want to add to your collection. Great job guys!

Track Listing:

Jesus Built This Church On Love
Sweeter As the Days Go By
God’s Appointed Time
Till the Storm Passes By
Bless His Name
Mama’s Prayer
But For the Blood
Love at First Sight
Making a Way


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Victoria Bowlin

Victoria is a powerful singer, songwriter, author, and Faith-Inspired speaker who gives encouragement and hope through music and personal testimonies. Originally from West Columbia, SC, Victoria's background includes extensive singing and traveling full time with her family, The Shireys and participating in tent revivals held by her late Grandmother, Evangelist Mamie L. Clark. Through deliverance from a serious depression and multiple healings, God is using her testimony to reach countless people.
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