Our Roots Are In You

February 19, 2014

These 17 songs are inspired by the psalms, and the musical settings recall Michael W. Smith and Phil Keaggy. Equally appropriate for worship or solitary prayer, these acoustic tracks promise and deliver comfort: humble, unassuming, and stripped of any varnish, with Brux­voort Colligan’s gossamer tenor leading the way. Highlights include the title track, based on Psalm 87 and built on a round of voices singing sweet, intersecting melodies: