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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2011, 03:10:53 PM »
I think my favorite Christian band is Switchfoot. ...  They're more like a band that happens to be Christian rather than a Christian band

Oh, like Alice Cooper.

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #31 on: July 08, 2011, 05:41:38 PM »
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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #32 on: July 13, 2011, 07:55:04 PM »
3 pages in and no mention of the Side Hug.  :'(
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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #33 on: July 22, 2011, 07:47:02 AM »
old world Jewish/Yiddish stuff,

BUT:
Contemporary christian stuff or anything trying to be "updated" to me sounds absolutely awful.
Cannot stand the stuff.
It always comes off corny or mauldin.

oh, c'mon. this album was great...
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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #34 on: July 23, 2011, 01:34:20 PM »
Plain Jane rock?  Nah, that's broad enough for a Christian message to work.  Metal though?  No.  Just no.  I've never heard one I liked.  How does growling "Jesus loves you" make sense?

The only thing worse is Christian rap.  *coughdctalkcough*

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #35 on: July 25, 2011, 09:39:37 AM »
The only thing worse is Christian rap.  *coughdctalkcough*

Have you heard that God is doing a Nu Thang though?



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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #36 on: July 26, 2011, 06:37:51 PM »
I haven't heard it but I'm scared to click the link.  The Christian side hug song is scary enough.

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #37 on: July 26, 2011, 07:53:17 PM »
I haven't heard it but I'm scared to click the link.  The Christian side hug song is scary enough.

I played this in a bar once on one of those digital jukeboxes.  So much fun to see people just stop talking and say with a confused look on their face, "What the fu..."

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #38 on: July 27, 2011, 08:59:47 AM »
I haven't heard it but I'm scared to click the link.  The Christian side hug song is scary enough.

I played this in a bar once on one of those digital jukeboxes.  So much fun to see people just stop talking and say with a confused look on their face, "What the fu..."

Please tell me this was a bar in the Bible Belt.

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #39 on: July 27, 2011, 11:23:27 AM »
I haven't heard it but I'm scared to click the link.  The Christian side hug song is scary enough.

I played this in a bar once on one of those digital jukeboxes.  So much fun to see people just stop talking and say with a confused look on their face, "What the fu..."

Please tell me this was a bar in the Bible Belt.

Nope, just outside of DC.  Early 2000's too, so the music itself was completely out of style.

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #40 on: July 28, 2011, 05:43:18 PM »

I played this in a bar once on one of those digital jukeboxes.  So much fun to see people just stop talking and say with a confused look on their face, "What the fu..."
Next time you should play the Christian version of Friday:

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #41 on: August 03, 2011, 02:36:57 AM »
I sorta liked Joan Osborne's song Right Hand Man.  I'm pretty sure that song is about Jesus.

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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #42 on: September 28, 2011, 01:48:49 AM »


alabama 3 quite fantastic band from the UK you might know them from the theme song to the sopranos. music often explicitly mentions god & religon etc not just a band that happens to be christian.

in general i agree with the sentiments of this thread that a majority of contemporary christian music is garbage. also i'm suprised i havent seen anyone mention Johnny Cash.
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Re: Good Contemporary Christian Music?
« Reply #43 on: September 28, 2011, 09:10:19 AM »
also i'm suprised i havent seen anyone mention Johnny Cash.

Cash was CCM?  I never put him in that genre as I always thought of him as his own thing, not to mention that he predates CCM by quite a bit.  Regardless, here's my favorite song of his along with the best use of it I've ever seen:


 

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