Over the past few months, there has been a lot going on in my life. Unfortunately, the world doesn’t stop doing things so I can get married, so I’ve missed out on some interesting talking points, so I’m backtracking.
I was raised listening to Christian music. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but I wasn’t able to listen to any other music because it was obviously devil music. When I got into high school, i obviously started listening to whatever I wanted, and when I got into college I realized that music does not have a soul, and therefore cannot be deemed “Christian” or “non-Christian.” I still think lyrics are important, and most of my music taste is based on the lyrics of the particular artist. As I have matured, I have come to appreciate authenticity in art over lame lyrics. I have come across bands that, although they may not claim Christianity, or any form of spirituality, have insightful, affirming, and altogether deep and honest lyrics.
One of my all-time favorite things is music. Music, to me, is the best medium between emotion and art. I am not artistic, but I love and respect all those who are, who help us non-creative folk express ourselves artistically. I love music because of the ideas presented in them. I love the honesty in true artists, lyrics are very important to me. These are my Top 10 albums. These albums have changed the way I see life. Enjoy! Continue reading