After listening to this CD numerous times, my overall feeling is that it would fit right in along many of the contemporary Christian music CD's, which are all over the shelves at the moment. Fans of Steven Curtis Chapman should like this CD's general style and tone. The CD overall is well produced and is definitely a professional product.
The opening track "Tug of War" is typical of the tracks on this CD, with acoustic guitar and what appears to be synth fills or processed guitar layered over with plenty of background harmonies. The sound is definitely adult contemporary. "Wishing Well", the title track continues the adult contemporary sound. The vocals are good and fit well with the overall sound. "I know What You Want" reminds me a bit of Paul McCartney's later work as a solo artist. Lots of guitar on this one. "Catch Me" has a bit of a country/folk vibe and harmonies, which could be compared to early Eagles. "Soldier At His Best" is to me the best song on the CD, with an almost raw blues vibe to it. "Radio Girl" leans
towards a lighter Journey or Boston sound with its harmonies on the chorus but with a tempo change on the verse and vocals, which remind me of Billy Joel.
If you enjoy adult contemporary music or some of the more recent Christian music then you should like this CD. Production is very good, vocals and musicianship is very good also. I would give it 3 stars out of five. If you are looking for heavy blues, or blues/rock with heavy guitar, then look somewhere else.
Monte Montgomery - vocals, guitars and piano
Phil Bass - Drums
Chris Maresh - Bass
Michael Urdy - Percussion
Carl Thiel - keys
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