Stars Go Dim "Stars Go Dim" by Michael Tackett (cmaddict.com) on 2016-02-24 14:26:15
Stars Go Dim has seen massive changes through the years. Originally founded by a couple of members of the hard rock band Pillar, it now only has original band member and lead vocalist Chris Cleveland. Recently, Stars Go Dim released their first full-length debut and while there are some promising musical moments here, it does feel a little too safe and catered to CCM radio.
The album starts off with an old hymn "Doxology." The band does a good cover of the song but it does seem to stretch a little too long at almost 5 minutes. The next two tracks "Alive in You" and "You Are Loved" are some of the best on the record. "You Are Loved" is a fantastic pop anthem, and current radio hit about being yourself, and that, no matter what, there is someone that loves you. It’s a great message and a pretty catchy song.
Some other highlights include "24/7" and "Where You Are." Both of these songs have great lyrical messages and are different musically than the rest of the album. "24/7" really focuses on the acoustic guitar and "Where Are You" on beats and loops. They, and the other tracks I mentioned, give a fresh sound that stands above the rest of the record.
The rest of the record is very similar lyrically and musically that each song starts to blend in a little too much. While a decent debut from a talented band, I would have liked to see more diversity in sound and tone. Nevertheless, as the band matures and finds their own sound I will be eager again to see where they land next.
Rating: 3 out of 5
Genre: Contemporary / Pop
Label: Fervent Records / Word
Release Date: October 30, 2015
Buy it: Amazon - iTunes
Alive In You (3:48)
You Are Loved (3:27)
All I Have (4:25)
Walking Like Giants (3:14)
If It's Amazing Grace (4:05)
Love That Won't Let Go (3:42)
See You (4:01)
Where You Are (3:24)
Morning Star (3:45)
Never Burn Out (3:54)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 6, 2017) — “Real Love,” the brand-new song from powerhouse vocalist Blanca, is now available at all digital service providers and digital retailers. Upon release on Aug. 25, Spotify immediately added the fresh single to
MUSIC VIDEO NF - Let You Down (audio)
ARTICLE Slightly Obsessed #196: Is Your God Too Small?
Across the United States, nature has been on a rampage. A series of earthquakes, fires, hurricanes,