- Artist: Jan Gudmund Skrivervik
- Format: CD
- Release Date:3/18/2008
This thoughtfull, peacefull, contemplative and melodic piece of music comes with uncommonly honest words reflecting a deep and compassionate relationship between the author and his Lord. The conversation is for the most part from Skrivervik's point of view where praise, adoration and deep gratefulness are expressed clothed in dreamy and unpredictable melodic patterns. On 5 of the songs the Father's voice is heard as Skrivervik attempts to capture in words the heart of the Father. It's the young worship-leader Joshua Heath Scott who has recorded and mixed this production. He also plays various instruments. Frank van Essen of the keltic band Iona has arranged, played and recorded strings on 4 of the songs. Review of this CD in Norwegian newspaper, Norge Idag by Nils Bakke: Jan Gudmund Skrivervik's "HeartHealer" plays on the inner strings. The music both counsels and applies balm to the soul and leaves you in a thoughtful mode. When the thorns of life are multiple, these tones pull them out. This CD brings comfort to the weary and oil to the wounded. Without being melancholic, the music is soothing and does not leave you in a sentimental state, but rather lifts up the downhearted. I envision Ireland and stave churches when I allow the imagination to describe the music in pictures. Here is beauty of voice, an advanced piece of music, void of superficiality. In it's details, this CD is a thoroughly quality product to which the tasteful CD-book also testifies. It deserves a wide audience. With the exception of one song, all are written and composed by Skrivervik. Feedback from a customer: 'Hello, I just wanted you to know that I absolutely love your CD. The Lord's anointing is all over it and your voice and your love for him is so evident. Thank you so very much for allowing the Lord to use you like this. I am going to go back next week and buy 4-5 of them. Thank you so very much. God bless you.' D. Tucker.