“There is a Time”
Garrick V. Morgan & Valerie V. Gay
Cloud Records (release date: December 20, 2021)

By Robert M. Marovich

Garrick V. Morgan and Valerie V. Gay blend their polished and passionate voices on “There is a Time,” which transforms Ecclesiastes 3 (“For everything there is a season”) into a poignant Broadway-style show stopper.

To a backdrop of lush strings and a hefty rhythm section, Morgan and Gay remind listeners that God “will make everything beautiful in its time.” It’s what they call in show biz a big number. More importantly, it’s a reminder that this, the seemingly insurmountable global anxiety on the political, economic, social, and wellness fronts, shall pass.

“There is a Time” is the latest single from Maurine McFarlane’s Cloud Records, a new imprint that has a knack for making beautiful sacred music almost without category. The song is co-written by McFarlane and the song’s producer, Austin Woodlin.

Bucking the time-honored system of no new music during the holidays, this single is scheduled for release on December 20, 2021.

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Written by : Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.