However, the Mac's fifth studio effort is hopeful and fun and should impress newer fans even if it doesn't seek to return to his roots. The reward is a rich record that scoots around between hip-hop, reggae and rock. With a few exceptions, this endeavor is wholly forgettable. While longtime fans continue to revel in their finest days, Michael Tait, Kevin Max, and Toby McKeehan all continue to be prolific in the scene. He's not the most prolific artist, but blame that on the fact that TobyMac wants to cram in a little living between recording sessions. On his latest, Eye On It, it seems that almost every song on the album is tailored for the radio.
To confirm registration and activate 10 free downloads please check your email and follow given instructions. After two illustrious forays into the hip hop world, Eye On It is the third set of pure bubbly pop tunes from Toby, and it's become clear that this is the permanent direction for him to take with the widest fanbase possible. This isn't to say that Toby hasn't stretched his music-making muscles in the process, however; Eye On It, as can be expected, is a broad project that extends to both the familiar and unfamiliar, and that only works to the album's favor. Ever since his debut, Momentum, each of TobyMac's subsequent releases have become increasingly radio friendly. According to Billboard, this was the first time a Christian album opened in the top spot on the 200 chart since ' in 1997.
It doesn't raise the bar for TobyMac releases; it aims for the heights set by his older albums. Kim Jones of rated the album four out of five stars, praising TobyMac's ability to provide fresh new music while staying true to his Christian base. In order to start using our services you need to refill your account balance. One brief glimpse back at Momentum which is now at a stunning eleven years old shows just how much his style has evolved from a hip hop master to a radio-thumping pop star. If you have forgotten your registration e-mail, of if you have lost access to it please contact us by e-mail, ticket system or online chat and provide us the following information: e-mail, full name, address, last purchases information so we can restore your account information.
If you have forgotten your password for MelodySale then you can request a new one here. These memorable moments of energy keep the album more than afloat. While both of the other dc Talk members keep themselves very much in the news, Toby continues to hold his own with Eye On It, and those continually enamored with his work won't be disappointed with his latest tinkerings; Eye On It maintains the fun and Jesus-centered atmosphere that his fans have come to know and love, and his overall tune hasn't changed much. The album beat out the hip-hop group 's album. Out of these, 35,000 were digital downloads. Calvin Moore of The Christian Manifesto, however, was highly negative, rating the album one-point-five out of five.
. A confirmation message has been sent to your email address. The album experiments more with , primarily. Eye On It isn't trendsetting; it follows trends. However, some critics were less favorable. A deluxe version of the album was also released. As Truett is no longer a little boy anymore and therefore the cutesiness no longer exists , his raps about his desire for an Apple MacBook are far less likeable than he intends, resulting in an unhesitatingly skippable track.
Also, 's James Christopher Monger rated the album four out of five, calling the tracks the most accessible collection by TobyMac to date. In its second week of release, the album fell to No. TobyMac has always stretched himself as a musician, and this time around, he incorporates a lot of techno sounds and dance beats into the mix. However, instead of sounding fresh, different, or innovative, much of the project comes off as repetitive, overproduced, and mildly stale. Thank you for hearing His voice and being obedient to bring and sing such life altering songs of praise to Him! With Portable Sounds and Tonight still fairly strong and accessible efforts, Eye On It doesn't quite make a hat trick like fans might have hoped. Eleven years' worth of material is surely impressive for any artist, but especially for what began as a solo project, Eye On It serves to top off a renowned career of a seasoned producer. Despite its weaknesses, Eye On It is a testament to good old-fashioned musicianship that gives credit to Whom it is due; the mark of an endearing album, no matter what the genre or time.
While TobyMac hasn't attempted to revitalize the household name of any famous Christian rock bands unlike Tait with the Newsboys and most recently Max with Audio Adrenaline , his solo career stays quite strong with now five original full-length albums in the bag. We were beyond blessed last night. . . . . .
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