This Kid's Point of View is a mature one, with the South Carolina church-raised native joining forces with producer Todd (Boogie) Muhammad and Alex Asaph Ward to deliver, in Muhammad's words, "a balance of strong, Christian-founded lyrics over hard-edged R&B grooves". Refreshingly, the producers tap into Dijon's life experiences and don't think that a young teen doesn't have any that folks both young and old need to hear.
On the ballad tip, "Worthy Lamb" makes an impression, with its swelling vocal backdrop and soothing strings providing the musical bed for Dijon's smoothly rendered praise over top. Written and produced by Ward, the song is one of many project high points.
Chris Tomlin's "How Great Is Our God" is covered (also produced by Ward), and with fresh harmonies complementing Dijon's honeyed tones. "Real Love", with its arrangement of multiple vocal lines woven into a carpet of praise combined with Dijon's soulful renderings, also catches the ear.
No warmed over groovy covers of age-old children's choruses here. A Kid's Point of View is real, genuine, a great listen, and is as much a candidate for Album of the Year as any pick of this years' crop of albums from seasoned A-list Gospel stars. Welcome to the club, kid!
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— reviewed by Stan North —
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