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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Detroit gospel artist Deitrick Haddon emphasizes his talents as a songwriter on this best of, which begins with an authoritative voice intoning an introduction "The Preview" that would not be out of place as a commercial for the WWF. Haddon himself is soon at the microphone, making like an MC with such exhortations to the crowd as "Somebody scream!" and "Everybody on the floor!" Soon enough, however, he is handing things over to a succession of impassioned gospel singers who perform his songs in styles ranging from religiously oriented quiet storm to anthemic rock. Among the latter tunes are "We Worship You" and "Totally Committed," songs proclaiming faith and devotion...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Detroit gospel artist Deitrick Haddon emphasizes his talents as a songwriter on this best of, which begins with an authoritative voice intoning an introduction "The Preview" that would not be out of place as a commercial for the WWF. Haddon himself is soon at the microphone, making like an MC with such exhortations to the crowd as "Somebody scream!" and "Everybody on the floor!" Soon enough, however, he is handing things over to a succession of impassioned gospel singers who perform his songs in styles ranging from religiously oriented quiet storm to anthemic rock. Among the latter tunes are "We Worship You" and "Totally Committed," songs proclaiming faith and devotion with a sense of inspirational uplift. "I Can't Praise You Enough" is just as reverent, even if the arrangement is slinky and sinuous. After "Don't Let Me Fail," which sounds like a Michael Jackson ballad, Haddon pauses to give an interview to promote his live-instruments, no-synthesizers approach, as if this were a radio show playing excerpts from his album, rather than the album itself. He returns to the microphone for the propulsive "Chainbreaker," which could be a late soul number by James Brown. The changes of pace include the ballads "Fresh Wind" and "Sweeter," which cast back to '70s soul. Throughout, Haddon and his fellow singers and musicians maintain their sincere statements of faith, dressed up in attractive music that constitutes a history of pop music in the later decades of the 20th century, music that no doubt reassures Haddon's numerous followers.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/23/2011
  • Label: Tyscot Records
  • UPC: 014998419225
  • Catalog Number: 984192
  • Sales rank: 115,265

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 One Nation (4:08)
  2. 2 Anybody Here (3:19)
  3. 3 Who is Like Our God? (4:52)
  4. 4 I Gotta Praise (Holy One) (8:36)
  5. 5 I Can't Praise You Enough (5:11)
  6. 6 Live the Life (4:07)
  7. 7 Story #1:Just A Vessel (0:44)
  8. 8 Potter (4:18)
  9. 9 Fresh Wind (4:00)
  10. 10 Walking Dead (Intro) (0:27)
  11. 11 Walking Dead (3:55)
  12. 12 Chain Breaker (4:08)
  13. 13 Rain On Me (5:57)
  14. 14 Rise & Be Healed (3:42)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Don't Leave Me Now
  2. 2 Well Done
  3. 3 I Gotta Praise (Holy One)
  4. 4 Take Rest In Me
  5. 5 Heaven
  6. 6 Don't Leave Me Now
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Deitrick Haddon Primary Artist, Vocals
Joyce Haddon Vocals
Clarence Haddon Vocals
Damita Haddon Vocals
Sean Hardin Vocals
Melody Armstrong Vocals
Technical Credits
Deitrick Haddon Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
Gerald Haddon Producer
Sheryl Lee Ralph Executive Producer
Clarence Haddon Executive Producer
Leighton Singleton Title Concept
Damita Haddon Composer, Executive Producer
Melanie Scott Cover Design
Howard Gibson Video Director
Dr. Leonard S. Scott Executive Producer
Clarita Haddon Composer
Sidney L. Scott Producer
Bryant S. Scott Producer, Executive Producer, Title Concept
Kellie Williams Executive Producer
Joel Kapity Director
Errol Service Executive Producer
Wayne T. Jackson Executive Producer
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