January 11, 2007

Come To Jesus

One of the main things I dislike about Christian music, or should I say contemporary Christian music, is that most of it sucks. Bad. It is whiny and pedantic. There is no joy, very little melody, no hook - nothing that makes you want to know what those Christians have that is worth knowing. Most of it really turns me off.

There are a few exceptions. Eva Cassidy's recordings of spirituals are amazing. David Wilcox, aka metaphor man, has some really sweet and interesting songs.

Mindy Smith is my latest musical obsession, and when she sings about faith, she makes you want to believe. When she sings about love, she breaks your heart.

Here are a couple of her videos:

"Come To Jesus"

"Out Loud"

"One Moment More"

And the song that got me to buy her CD in the first place, this cover of "Jolene", complete with Dolly Parton.

Posted by Vox at January 11, 2007 07:17 PM | music