Jeannie Gilliam is a new artist with inspirational, soothing and relaxing praise/gospel/Christian music. This album has been a lifelong dream for an up and coming artist and she has been writing inspirational songs for over 30 years with these twelve uniquely written songs being highlighted here. Her Producer, Dwayne Russell helped every step of the process on this album and pushed Jeannie to excel to be her best on each and every song and added much of his own creativity. Dwayne was an awesome person to work with and very good at producing, editing, mixing, making sounds effects on the keyboard, and an all around great producer!!!
Don’t let the genre turn you off, give the songs a listen…
You will be delighted to hear the variety of songs from Celtic songs, to soothing relaxing melodic tunes, great guitar licks, war songs, and also songs with African drumbeats. This album is an eclectic treat of Jeannie Gilliam’s favorite songs. Many talented musicians came together to help Jeannie with the background instrumentals. She sang all the vocals for this album. Here is one of the comments from fans and friends that have listened to this album, "Jeannie Gilliam is an artist with a soothing voice to calm the soul."
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The 1st song, "AMAZED" has a Celtic sound with musicians from Nashville playing Irish bagpipes, fiddle, button accordion, and an Irish whistle. The acoustic guitar on some of the songs features a former lead guitarist who went on tour with the Beach Boys. His name is Philip Bardowell. He is very talented and an awesome musician!!!
The sounds of the mandolin on the song,” Precious Blood," by Mike Stephens will cause you to sing along with the catchy chorus, and the song, "Amazed" will also be just as memorable. The song, "Rain on me" is very melodic., with cello and acoustic guitar played skillfully by Jeannie's niece Erin Mulvihill and also Philip Bardowell. The last song on the album, "Hungry Heart" features an African drummer named Steven Osi with sounds similar to some of the songs from "The Lion King" that make you want to dance...
Enjoy the music and leave a comment to let me know what you think of “AMAZED.”