Monday, October 26, 2009
End of Ride Revisited (Surgeland)
Paris Keeling's End of Ride was one recording that really flew under the radar in 2006. Now fans of melodic rock have a chance to rediscover this modern classic with a new reissue that features bonus tracks and remixes. End of Ride Revisited is a study in contrasts -- from the rock star riffs of "Tears of Heaven" and "Head Straight" to introspective acoustic cuts such as "Life" and "She Was." It's precisely when the band dials down the decibels that faithful professions like the gently orchestrated "Free" and the reverential "Morning Song" shine.
This review originally appeared in the December 2009 issue of Christian Music Today.