Best known for his five-year stint as lead vocalist of multi-million-selling hit-makers A Cappella, Dean's second solo effort perfectly puts together the pieces that should establish him as a signific

Best known for his five-year stint as lead vocalist of multi-million-selling hit-makers A Cappella, Dean's second solo effort perfectly puts together the pieces that should establish him as a significant presence in AC/Christian music. Dean, who wrote or co-wrote six of the album's 11 strong songs, has an engaging way with the smooth, pop, mid-tempo numbers that are the heart of the project ("Immeasurable," "It's Gonna Take Time"), and is deeply moving when applying his fluid tenor to solid ballads ("Crucified," "Anymore"). While a perfect fit for Christian formats, Dean has a natural soulfulness, in both voice and material, that would work also sit readily in the mix of modern gospel. This is a compelling work from an artist who has proven himself more than worthy of serious notice.

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