Jessica Penrose Words Become Flesh [CakeCake Records]

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This artwork kind of freaks me out

Jessica Penrose Words Become Flesh
Jessica’s MySpace
File under: Redefining Christian
Recommended if you like: Piano, Spirit, Tori Amos, God, Flesh, Glory

The first track “I am” takes me by surprise. The album starts off with an ambulance siren, and I’m thinking, “holy shit, am I at a Manu Chao show?” (I’m not.) Then the lyrics:

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