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Blessed

Brighter Days  

 
For my money, the premier male voice in house music.  Prior to discovering dance music, Bobien was a member of the short-lived group Def Con 4.  He took gigs as a background singer for many years before hitting paydirt with "You Are My Friend" in 1994.  That song kicked off a string of highly successful singles that would include such modern classics as "Brighter Days" and "Rise Above the Storm."   After working with some of house's most respected names (Masters at Work, Big Moses), he was faced with the daunting task of putting together a full-length project.  It took several years (and an extra delay in the States while Bobien achieved superstar status in Japan), but Blessed was released to international acclaim in 2000. 

Kenny Bobien's Deepest Grooves

"Stand Up" (Slip N Slide, 1996)

"Brighter Days" (King Street, 1997)

"Goin' Up Yonder" (Equip, 1998)

"Over and Over" (Equip, 1998)

"Rise Above the Storm" (MAW, 1999)

Blessed (Soundmen on Wax, 2000)
Three years after making a big splash on the scene, Bobien delivers his debut album.  And it was worth the wait.  In a nod to his fans, none of his previous hits has been included on the disc, offering 11 tracks of fresh material.   The cream of contemporary producers handle the beats, and Kenny comes with the spiritually enhanced message that has made him a top performer.  "Father," "Blessed," "Dance for Life," and a cover of Sting's "If You Love Someone Set Them Free" get top marks, but there truly isn't a weak song.

Copyright 2001 B.Graff.  All rights reserved.

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