Get the latest FREE JFH MP3 compilation!
Get the latest FREE JFH MP3 compilation!

JFH Indie Review

JFH Indie Inspection Review

Vaughn

Vaughn
Vaughn EP

Street Date: July 21, 2019
Style: Worship
Buy It: VaughnSings.com
Buy It: iTunes



With a number of performances under her belt, both live and as a guest vocalist on albums, Vaughn is finally branching out and releasing her own album of original songs. The self-titled EP contains five songs that give the listener a glimpse into who Vaughn is, as well as some of the other artists she's inspired by. Among those artists are folks like Lauryn Hill and Kim Walker-Smith, both of whom you can pick up in these songs (more so the latter). Vaughn's music really walks the line between praise & worship and pop, mixing interesting melodies and some electronic pieces with some Sunday morning-ready lyrics and enough accessibility to be listenable by even non-pop fans. Most of the album is rather quiet; several of the songs have multiple layers of music, but they manage to stay pretty tame ("Fight" is a terrific example). This isn't necessarily bad, but it would've been great to hear the music turned up a little, as it's perhaps the strongest aspect of this EP. Additionally, Vaughn's vocals aren't bad, but her strengths seem buried under some poor vocal choices. A lot of modern pop and worship singers tend to not open their mouths enough when singing, which really prohibits the singer from fully pronouncing words correctly or singing strongly enough. This happens occasionally here, which is unfortunate, because the times when she lets loose sound great. All in all, Vaughn's self-titled debut shows off some great skill, but is also hindered by some weaker moments and some unfortunate decisions. But Vaughn is available now for you to check out wherever you get your music.

- Review date: 8/30/19, written by Scott Fryberger of Jesusfreakhideout.com



(JFH Sponsor Spot)

Check out the new album from Rev Music!




 

 

go to main Indie review page
go to Indie Review Index

 

              
Check out the new album from Rev Music!

Search JFH




This Thursday, May 19, 2022
SINGLES
Switchfoot interrobang (b-side) - Single [Fantasy]


This Friday, May 20, 2022
ALBUMS
Avalon Worship Avalon Worship [Red Street]
Bryan & Katie Torwalt I've Got Good News [Capitol CMG]
Amanda Cook State of the Union [Provident]
DeGarmo and Key No Turning Back Live (1982) [Remastered] CD [Girder]
DeGarmo and Key Mission of Mercy (1983) [Remastered] CD [Girder]
DeGarmo and Key Communication (1984) [Remastered] CD [Girder]
DeGarmo and Key Commander Sozo (1985) [Remastered] CD [Girder]
DeGarmo and Key Streetlight (1986) [Remastered] CD [Girder]
DeGarmo and Key D&K (1987) [Remastered] CD [Girder]
DeGarmo and Key The Pledge (1989) [Remastered] CD [Girder]
Gateway Worship Español Grande Y Fiel (Great And Faithful) [Gateway/Integrity]
The Perrys John 3:16 [StowTown]
Watashi Wa People Like People [Tooth & Nail]
Paul Zach Sorrow's Got A Hold On Me (independent)

SINGLES
Awaken Music Revive Us - Single [The Fuel]
Ty Brasel God is the Best (feat. 1K Phew) - Single [IVAV/Word]
Maverick City Music Kingdom (feat. Kirk Franklin) - Single [Tribl]
Rend Collective Plans - Single [Capitol CMG]
The Talleys I Don't Belong - Single [Crossroads]
Zahna Prayers in the Dark - Single (independent)


Next Thursday, May 26, 2022
SINGLES
ICF Sunday Night Perfect Love - Single [Integrity]


Next Friday, May 27, 2022
ALBUMS
ICF Worship Here's To The One We Love [Integrity]
Mission House Live From Raleigh [Integrity]
TAYA TAYA [Capitol CMG]

SINGLES
Ian Yates God You’ve Never Failed Me - Single [7 Core]

For all release dates, click here!
 



Listen to the New EP by Iryne Rock!




Sign up for a JFH Indie Review