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It All Comes Right

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Drew Grow And The Pastors Wives: Ode To Hope

Drew Grow And The Pastors Wives: Ode To Hope

It All Comes Right

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Spirituals have always been about longing, failure and redemption, and Drew Grow's "It All Comes Right" makes the balance work. Aya Sato hide caption

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Spirituals have always been about longing, failure and redemption, and Drew Grow's "It All Comes Right" makes the balance work.

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Song: "It All Comes Right"

Artist: Drew Grow And The Pastors Wives

CD: Drew Grow And The Pastors Wives

Genre: Folk-Rock

In recent years, gospel music has found some unlikely adherents: David Bazan, Sufjan Stevens, Damien Jurado and Rosie Thomas have all melded faith with underground folk and rock, while bands like The Head and the Heart have taken homespun choral backgrounds back to the campfire. Drew Grow and his band The Pastors Wives also have their roots in that stomp-and-clap, post-fireside-church-camp circle, but — as with predecessors like Stevens — you don't have to be a Believer to be a believer.

Spirituals have always been about longing, failure and redemption, and "It All Comes Right" makes the balance work. A softly soul-stirring, harmony-laden hymn for the less-than-perfect who yearn to do better while struggling to get by, it's a tender, gorgeous ode to hope that everything will work out okay in the end, regardless of the circumstances.

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Drew Grow and the Pastors Wives
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Drew Grow and the Pastors Wives
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2011

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