Religious music on my ipod

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Religious music on my ipod

Post by dugges » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:57 pm

This is more "Just for fun" but anyway, does anyone want to own up to having religious songs on their mp3 player/music collection.
Religion forms a big part in all cultures so I don't think I'm alone here....

Amazing Grace(i) - Elvis Presley // He's the King of Rock and Roll!!
Amazing Grace(ii) - Bagpipes // I like bagpipes
Athair Ar Neamh - Enya // I like Enya and I'm not ashamed to admit it
Lady of Knock - Frank Patterson // Being from Mayo involved the annual trip up (with the random theft from stalls :lol: )
If I ever lose my Faith in you - Sting // It's quazi religious I suppose
Ave Maria - Andrea Bocelli // Beautiful
Hallelujah - Leonord Cohen // It's a classic
One Love - Bob Marley // Pretty Religious
The Prayer - Celine Dion feat. Andrea Bocelli
My Forever Friend - Charlie Landsborough // What????
What if God was one of us - Cheryl Crow
Delirium Tremens - Christy Moore // Blas-for-me
Jesus Christ & Jessie James - Christy Moore // Blas-for-you

A few Random songs from Boney M
As a Korn fan, I have the ex-guitarists solo album he made when he left and became a born again Christian, it's crazy.
Quick Question - how religious are Depeche Mode - there is a lot of references on some of their songs

Does anyone else want to own up??

As far as atheist/anti-religious music, I have music from an excellent Spanish (Galacian) band called Mägo de Oz (Wizard of Oz) a band that could be replicated in Ireland, with such audible treats like Polla dura no cree en Dios (Hard cock doesn't believe in God) or El Árbol de la Noche Tris (the Árbol of the sad night) - the Árbol is the name given to a two thousand year old tree where the Conquestador Hernan Cortez cried after a humiliating defeat by the Aztecs. The theme of the song is anti-Spanish conquests and conversions of the Americas. By the way if you find yourself in the Mexican state of Oaxaca you can see the tree which is every Pareidolia enthusiasts wet dream, and nearby church has the sickest reposing Christ. Mexican Churches have battered and bloody Christ reposing, but this one in particular has a dead baby with three statuettes of the Magi from the east, quite disturbing.
Their album "Belfast" had the theme of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland.
But for a bit of Mägo de Oz watch this, cool song (Fiesta Pagana (Pagan Party)) it captures their humour although it's a big tongue in cheek, but this has been a "floor-filler" in Spanish Nite Clubs (the kind frequented by Spanish People who avoid tourist areas).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amHsAm1TXFk
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by funkyderek » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:00 pm

Religious music is fine, but Celine Dion? That's unforgivable!
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by Dev » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:25 pm

Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus
Phil Collins - Anything by him
Leonord Cohen - Hallelujah
Some classical group - Ave Maria
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by aZerogodist » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:44 pm

:wink:
funkyderek wrote:Religious music is fine, but Celine Dion? That's unforgivable!
Dugges you should be banned from posting for a week for that ;)
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by mkaobrih » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:22 pm

Don't be a music snob - nobody should feel shame for what music they like - I'm no ipod fan but on my dab is oh happy day by the edwin hawk singers and everytime i listen to it i feel great. goose bumbs on the back of the neck and all.
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by mkaobrih » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:43 pm

I have to say that I’m a fan of some very so called cheesy music – but I don’t care I still love it. If it speeks to the back of my neck – I don’t care where it comes from.
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by aZerogodist » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:13 am

I can't think of any religious songs I have, I don't think that the Faithless song 'God is a DJ' counts, but Halleluljah-LC is just outstading, as this is a FUN trend and not wanting to be snoby, I have to admit a terrible thing.... For one summer I listened to a christian music station cause the music was uplifting.
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by Dev » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:15 pm

*Pimp hand comes down diagonally on aZerogodist*

Donch y'all be takin like dat now boy ya hear. Christian musik station, sheeet, I might as well just give y'all some crackers. Cheesy as as brie youse is. uuumhummm.
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by nozzferrahhtoo » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:03 am

I couldnt live without the music of Van Morrison, and large chunks of that have passed through everything from Christianity to Paganism to Jehovah's Witnesses and more. To my knowledge he has not yet tried out Islam, but he has pretty much dabbled in everything else on his Spiritual quest.
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Re: Religious music on my ipod

Post by dugges » Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:08 am

nozzferrahhtoo wrote:To my knowledge he has not yet tried out Islam, but he has pretty much dabbled in everything else on his Spiritual quest.
Nah, Cat Stevens has already done it :lol:
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