ALBUM REVIEW: Cory Morrow - Vagrants And Kings

Cory Morrow makes a bold statement of faith in his new album "Vagrants And Kings." Morrow, a veteran of the Texas music scene hits his stride in what might be the best gospel-themed, country album ever produced by Texas country artist.

Cory Morrow begins the album with the excellent "He Carries Me," which finds the famed Austin singer in a reflective mood. It is evident that Morrow has had a spiritual revival in his own life, and he wants listeners to embark on this soul-seeking journey along with him. He follows with the superb songs "I Can Wait" and "All Is Said And Done." The latter track has an anthem-style quality that has made it a fan favorite already.

"Love Finds Everyone" is the kind of song that has made Morrow a Texas star. It has a great melody, memorable lyrics and includes the album's title. He sings: "Love finds everyone, Vagrants and Kings, and in between."

The rest of the album finds Cory Morrow in a storytelling mood with songs like "Ten Mile Road" and "My Baby And Me." The final song "Worth It" provides a fitting end, because taking the time to buy and listen to this album is definitely "Worth It."

Some of Cory Morrow's longtime fans may be perplexed by the spiritual subject matter covered in "Vagrants And Kings." But they should appreciate the fact that an artist of the caliber of Cory Morrow has taken the time to provide a road map to where life has taken him in the last few years. "Vagrants And Kings" shows the personal journey of Cory Morrow and should be a great source of encouragement and enjoyment for his many fans.