Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Jul 5th 2010 6:30AM by Julian Marszalek
The Daily Telegraph reports that Mr Sharpe sent the e-mail on May 19 after he mistook the album as something lined up for the Christmas market. He wrote, "Imagine my surprise when I walked into the office this morning to hear hymns coming from your office -- it could have been Sunday morning."
He continued, "My initial pleasure came to an abrupt halt when I realised that Tom Jones was singing the hymns! I have just listened to the album in its entirety and want to know if this is some sick joke????"
Mr Sharpe's opinions may well find him in a minority. Mojo has given 'Praise and Blame' a four-star review saying, "Few singers with a popular background are to emerge with an album as remarkable as this in 2010" while a live review by Spinner praised Jones' musical shift as it enthused, "a change in musical direction can never come too late in a singer's career."