Song Title: Strength and Beauty Artist: Citizens (formerly Citizens & Saints) Album: Single Release: 2018 Genre: Indie   Drawing from the same ecclesiastical roots as King’s Kaleidoscope and Ghost Ship, Citizens (formerly Citizens & Saints) has produced three theologically emotional albums since 2013.  Drawing predominantly on hymnal and Psalmist literature, Citizens brings home sound…

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Song Title: If You Want Love Artist: NF Album: Perception Release: 2017 Genre: Rap/R&B Producing three succeeding albums in three short years, NF has emerged as an increasingly popular artist within the rap genre, topping both secular and Christian charts. While some of his music holds explicitly Christian themes, the vast majority depicts his personal…

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Song Title: “Alive – Original Mix” Artist: Swedish Revolution & Matthew Parker Album: #Pandastruction Released: 2013 Genre: Electronic Dance Music Spotify MusixMatch Lyrics Electronic Dance Music, or EDM, is the amalgamation of upbeat, driving rhythms and the incredible sounds you can make through a machine.  Just a few tweaks to a sine wave, and BAM!…

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Song Title: Dare You To Move Artist: Switchfoot Album: The Beautiful Letdown Released: 2003 Genre: Rock The band that began its debut in 1996 as “Chin Up” would later take on the name we all know and love today: Switchfoot. I was only 5 years old when they appeared on the scene, and didn’t discover this…

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Song Title: New Years Eve Artist: Five Iron Frenzy Album: The End is Here Label: Self Released Genre: Rock/Ska/Punk You might wonder why, four weeks deep into January, I’m writing on a song about the final day of last year. Obviously, this was my plan all along– to refrain from publishing when most readers are…

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