“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. Researching Christian music prior to the 1990’s is a difficult task. While I have little doubt that this theme continues back into the 80’s and maybe even 70’s the earliest contemporary Christian song titled “Gravity” I’ve been able to find so far* is from 1995.… Continued →
Tag: shawn mcdonald
April 11, 2018
April 11, 2014
Shawn McDonald releases his new album 'Brave' on April 15th, his first full length studio album in 3 years, featuring a remastered 'Through it All' and singles 'The End of the Day' and 'We Are Brave'. Check out the review.
April 8, 2014
March 31, 2014
April 7, 2013
Folk-acoustic artist Shawn McDonald released his new 2013 album 'The Analogue Sessions' in the last week in March, featuring a musical snapshot of his career as well as introducing two new tracks, 'What Are You Waiting For' and 'Through it All'. Here is the review.