Access:D does exactly what it was designed to do--it transports you to into the middle of a Delirious? concert. Having enjoyed one about a year ago, listening to mostly the same songs on this double CD brings back great memories of rocking worship. The only things missing are the light show, the giant screen and the inevitable jostling of human bodies overly packed into a venue (an effect you can replicate by having young children run into you).
Stu Garrard gets plenty of opportunities to display his guitar virtuosity on this project, and Access:D illustrates why Martin Smith may be the best frontman for any Christian band; I just wish it was available as a DVD. Access:D includes everything from quietly worshipful audience singalongs (Jesus Blood) to good old rock'n'roll love songs (Take Me Away). With 26 tracks, there's something for everyone to like, and not much for anyone to dislike. The concert ends with a rousing seven-minute version of Investigate that encapsulates the Delirious? concert/worship experience in a single track, starting as a quiet prayer and building to a climatic finish featuring a tasty two-minute guitar solo.
Access:D is a must for any Delirious? fan and is simply one of the best live projects released by any Christian band.
Visit: Delirious? and Furious? Records.