Sons of Korah
Recorded in August 2008 Rain broke the drought after a 3 and a half year gap between studio recordings. Rain was produced by Matt and Rod again but this time with significant input from Spike Avery (who now continues to co-produce the Sons of Korah recordings) and represents a strong step of growth in the capacities of the band for the psalms project.
It is an intricately produced album and far more musically rich than any of the others with layers of subtle intertwining melodic content creating an intriguing listening experience. Because of this too it is an album that grows on the listener with each listen. For all its complexity however Rain, in the most part, retains the reflective disposition of the other albums but with greater dynamics than before. Spike introduced some subtle electronic soundtrack style elements to this album giving it extra drama and depth which was needed for a couple of the imprecatory Psalm adaptations. This has been Sons of Korah’s highest budget album to date and one that is packed full of highlights. It includes two popular favourites, Psalm 139 and Psalm 84 together with psalms 99, 42 (in two parts), 114, 14 (in two parts), the first part of Psalm 103 and the second half of Psalm 116.