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Idle Cure

2nd Avenue

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Category: CCM AOR
Year: 1990
Label: Frontline
Catalog Number: FLD9064
Rating: 9.50 out of 10. (42 ratings)
 

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Personnel
Mark Ambrose guitars, vocals
Steve Shannon lead vocals
Pete Lomakin keyboards, vocals
Clark Edmond drums
Tracks
1.  Pray  4:38
2.  It's No Fun Anymore  4:01
3.  Human Solution  4:58
4.  Picture of Love  3:49
5.  Contend for the Faith  4:07
6.  Talk It Out  4:28
7.  Don't Turn Away  4:04
8.  If You Mean It  3:30
9.  Dead or Alive  3:58
10.  Ordinary Man  4:07
  
Total Running Time:  41:40

Existing comments about this CD

From: MSJanke   (IP unknown) Date: June 4, 2001 at 18:50
2nd Avenue, featuring the smash hit 'Pray,' was Idle Cure at their best. Melodic rock, with just enough grit in Shannon's voice to differentiate it from Petra. 'Contend For the Faith' is one of the best rock ballads I've ever heard. A must-own for any fan of the group.
From: James   (IP unknown) Date: July 13, 2001 at 7:44
Like I have said before, This sounds like KISS with Paul Stanly doing all the lead vocals. Steve is super sharp on his vocal style and the band really rocks.
From: Lance A   (IP unknown) Date: January 20, 2002 at 1:35
This album has been a favorite of mine for years. Thanks guys for keeping it real and solid.The song 'Pray' kicks! It gets my blood flowin' every time I hear it.
From: Tom   (IP unknown) Date: April 5, 2002 at 22:49
This was a great record. I really liked Human Solution, Talk It Out and Don't Turn Away (which still chokes me up despite it being a very hard rock tune). Great rock record.
From:   (IP unknown) Date: July 20, 2003 at 20:42
All of the slick hooks of 'Bon Jovi' and 'Def Leppard' except they had one too many ballads.That was the sound they were going for,so I understand.I just wish 'Breakaway' was on this album instead of 'Contend for Faith' but that's just me.I still consider this one of the better arena style Christian albums.
From: Mark   (IP unknown) Date: September 20, 2003 at 14:08
Annointed music for sure- these guys rock and the music is spiritually bold- 'Pray' and 'Contend For the Faith' highlight this great album
From: Salomonkey   (IP unknown) Date: April 18, 2004 at 16:43
Another great album from a great band. The music that play Idle cure are great, very melodic. Pray, Talk It Out, Don' Turn Away, If You Mean It and Dead or Alive the best songs.
From: USTAROCK   (---.sd.sd.cox.net) Date: October 29, 2008 at 22:32
Talk It Out is one of the most original songs I have ever heard. The guitars and vocal performances hit their peak for Idle Cure on this album. Does anybody 'growl' any better than Steve Shannon on this record? He sounds like Ronnie James Dio on If You Mean It. The writing is incredible here. My favorite I.C. offering.

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