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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

CD Review + $25 Giveaway: Touching Sky by Stephanie Boyd

With a fresh and energizing sound, Stephanie Boyd’s debut album Touching Sky will put a smile on your face and a skip in your step. Unique lyrics, heartfelt vocals and top quality production will inspire and uplift you. With brand new original songs and a novel take on some favorite hymns, this CD will stay with you every day of the week.

Touching Sky by Stephanie Boyd, Music CD -LDS, 11 songs, Rating=5
Source:  provided by artist in exchange for an honest review

Usually, when I'm not familiar with an artist, I'd have to listen to the songs a lot to get a feel for my thoughts.  Not this one.  I quickly enjoyed this album.  She made a smart choice to start the album with, "Today".  The musical instrument arrangement truly gave me a skip in my step.  I liken my peppy frolic to Charlie Chaplin.  Simply and immediately brightened my mood.

It's hard to pick a favorite song because all the songs were uplifting in a lively way.  The lyrics encouraged me to be happy and get this, I felt happy!  That's saying considerably since sometimes Christian songs can be so heartwarming that they sound depressing.  This album was a good mix of heartfelt emotion and motivation.  The artist was even creative.  For example, in her song, "Enlisted", she blended the well know hymn, "Onward Christian Soldiers", to the song.  It was incredibly invigorating.  Overall, the album selections were vibrant.  So if you want to be in a happy mood, listen to this album!


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StephanieAbout Stephanie

Growing up in New York, Stephanie was drawn to the power of music from a young age. While she was originally trained in classical singing, Stephanie always gravitated towards more upbeat and modern music. With her debut album, Touching Sky, Stephanie combines her love of traditional messages with fresh music. Since moving to Utah, Stephanie has worked closely with well-known artists including Jenny Phillips, Tyler Castleton, and Michael McLean. She was also featured soloist with Sally DeFord. She has a master’s degree in environmental science she and her husband have enjoyed building and selling businesses together. Stephanie is married with four children (and one on the way!) and likes to read, garden, run and bake fun birthday cakes.

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