Cissy Houston delivers unto us a powerful set of contemporary gospel tunes, with her powerful voice soaring towards the heavens. There are touches of "modern" production and secular music, primarily with the tight-as-a-veteran funk band rhythm and horn sections and string arrangements, but this is undiluted gospel, delivered with a fervor most pop singers will never approach. You don't need to be a believer in a particular religious doctrine--just a believer in a great voice singing with conviction in what she believe, affirming hope with every note sung. That's something you don't hear every day.
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