“Fire” and “water” are arguably the most overused metaphors in contemporary Christian music. But there is another common nature-themed metaphor in Christian music you may not have noticed: gravity. I by no means consider my research to be exhaustive, but I found nearly two dozen songs from the past 25 years with “gravity” in the title.… Continued →
April 11, 2018
March 6, 2017
This is one of the most talented new indie acts to grace our scene in recent memory. The band is called Army of Bones and the band features former Delirious vocalist/guitarist Martin Smith. The band just released their self titled debut on March 3rd and I think these guys definitely deserve a minute of your time.… Continued →
April 13, 2011
You may not know Tim Hughes by name, but you have probably sung his songs before. Songs like “Here I Am to Worship,” or “Beautiful One.” Produced by Delirious’ lead singer Martin Smith, this British worship leader’s new record is clearly passionate about God, pushing the listener to pour out love and adoration for our Saviour.
January 24, 2011
With signs of influences like Delirious, Jars of Clay, and Husband&wife, the four songs on Swings & Cloves come across with massive feeling, pleading vocals, and musical arrangements that are big but focused. The music and lyrics work together perfectly for an intensely moving experience.
March 27, 2009
While the live DVD isn’t the best I’ve seen even within the CCM world, it does help show a fantastic performance from Delirious. The music here and on the CD is a step above most of their contemporaries, especially in the faltering worship genre, and the band’s insistence on a faith that is lived out and not just talked about couldn’t be more needed in the Church today.