Heaven Is the Place [1997]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Recorded live in two New Orleans churches shortly before Christmas 1996, this does capture the emotion of contemporary gospel in its natural context. Myles is a serviceable singer in the Al Green mold, sometimes breaking up the songs with sermonizing about contemporary issues. In "More from the Medley," he disses hit rappers with the proclamation, "I got something Hammer can't touch, I got something that Snoop can't touch, and it's Jesus!" There's no place for synthesizers in gospel music, though, and some of the tracks are afflicted with them. The lead-off track, Myles' own composition "Jesus Is the Baddest Man in Town," isn't as humorous or inventive as you might ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Recorded live in two New Orleans churches shortly before Christmas 1996, this does capture the emotion of contemporary gospel in its natural context. Myles is a serviceable singer in the Al Green mold, sometimes breaking up the songs with sermonizing about contemporary issues. In "More from the Medley," he disses hit rappers with the proclamation, "I got something Hammer can't touch, I got something that Snoop can't touch, and it's Jesus!" There's no place for synthesizers in gospel music, though, and some of the tracks are afflicted with them. The lead-off track, Myles' own composition "Jesus Is the Baddest Man in Town," isn't as humorous or inventive as you might think from the title. It's a long disc, weighing in at 65 minutes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/10/1997
  • Label: Nyno
  • UPC: 603343960620
  • Catalog Number: 9606

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jesus Is the Baddest Man in Town - Vanessa Thomas (4:25)
  2. 2 Heaven Is the Place I Want to Be (11:27)
  3. 3 Walk in the Light (5:15)
  4. 4 Medley: Jesus Unhooked the Chains/Perfect Peace/Dear Jesus I Love You - Toney Smith (10:08)
  5. 5 Walk in Jerusalem - Anthony Bailey (11:06)
  6. 6 Ride on, King Jesus - Anthony Bailey (4:17)
  7. 7 Hallelujah - Trina Dyson (3:58)
  8. 8 Marching to Zion (5:00)
  9. 9 Praises/Use Me, Lord (10:46)
  10. 10 More from the Medley (3:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Raymond Anthony Myles Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Aretha Franklin Vocals
Vanessa Williams Vocals
Vaneese Thomas Vocals
James Bolton Track Performer
Anthony Bailey Vocals, Track Performer
John Evans Drums
Eunice Green Vocals, Track Performer
Daniel Morgan Vocals
Robert Nelson Vocals
Starr Matthews Vocals
Toney Smith Track Performer
Vanessa Thomas Track Performer
Angela Gilbert Vocals
Andrea Rhodes Vocals
Johnny Walker Bass
Mary Whitten Vocals
Winston Whitten Vocals
Charlene A. Smith Vocals
General Smith Vocals
Kareem Taplet Vocals
Nancy Victor Vocals, Track Performer
Cory Wallace Vocals
Tanya Weston Vocals
Shannon Rhodes Vocals
Rahsaana Ison Vocals
Dave Lemon IV Vocals
Trina Dyson Vocals
Technical Credits
Raymond Anthony Myles Arranger
Simon Fraser Engineer, Contributor
Allen Toussaint Producer, Executive Producer
Greg Troyer Engineer
Syndey Byrd Contributor
Mike Montero Engineer
Kent Birkle Monitor Engineer
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