Singer, songwriter, and producer Cecil Thornton alongside group Transparent return with their long-awaited new single "No Ordinary Love," available now for free download by clicking here.
A heartfelt number that pays homage to the extraordinary love of God with its unconventional approach to modern gospel, the song's sonic packaging shines with touches of contemporary jazz and neo-soul. A staple for the musically innovative group, the "bow on top" always comes via Cecil's unmistakable tenor and commanding skill that help carry the song to no ordinary level of praise.
The first release from their fall 2014-due album "Variation," the free download comes as the long-awaited reintroduction of Cecil Thornton & Transparent to the gospel music scene. A multi-talented psalmist and lyricist whose gift has seen him share stages with some of gospel's biggest names like Yolanda Adams and Kim Burrell, the Houston-native immediately saw his name in mention with the genre's "ones to watch" with his celebrated 2006 debut "Live Simplicity."
Gospel jazz artist Cecil Thornton & Transparent are undoubtedly one of gospel music's best kept secrets. An innovative group whose unconventional fusion of gospel, neo-soul, jazz, and R&B stylings have seen them touted "fresh winds" in the gospel music scene for their ability to soothe and shift arenas of worship with heartfelt lyrics and stunning vocal displays.
Helmed by Cecil Thornton, a Houston native whose skillful vocal abilities led him to share stages with the likes of Tramaine Hawkins, Yolanda Adams, Kim Burrell, and many others, the Atlanta-based group are gearing up for the long-awaited release of their sophomore album Variation" led by dynamic new single "No Ordinary Love."