Musical Faith

Heartbeat Song by Kelly Clarkson

Tweet This is now the second time I’ve done a Kelly Clarkson song on my series on music and faith (see piece on her song Irvine here). The reason? One, I am one of those…


Take Me to Church by Hozier

Tweet The current number three on the Billboard Top 100 is Hozier’s “Take Me to Church.” I heard the chorus before being sung by various people, so decided to check into it further. Note, I…


Blank Space by Taylor Swift

Tweet NOTE: For a fun, hardcore version of this song give a listen here to the cover of Blank Space by the band I Prevail. In 2014, Taylor Swift released her first official pop album….


Born on Christmas Day by Brad Paisley

Tweet In 2006, Brad Paisley released an excellent Christmas album. No really, it’s excellent. One of the pieces which I enjoyed the most was “Born on Christmas Day.” Originally written by Paisley when he was…


Christmas Tree by Lady Gaga

Tweet Warning: The song contains thinly veiled sexual lyrics which are not suitable for children. Christmas Tree by Lady Gaga featuring Space Cowboy is a Christmas song of sorts in a way only Lady Gaga could…


Christmas by Blues Traveler

Tweet Blues Traveler’s “Christmas” was first found on A Very Special Christmas 3 (a great anthology of Christmas music proceeds of which go to the Special Olympics). The lyrics can be reviewed here. The song…


Hellfire from Hunchback of Notre Dame

Tweet In 1996, Disney released one of their darker animated films – the Hunchback of Notre Dame. The film’s music by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz was captivating to me and the tone was overall,…


Around the World by Daft Punk

Tweet Daft Punk’s “Around the World” was a big hit in 1997 off their album homework. This house/techno track from the French electronic duo was a hit peaking at 150 on the Billboard Top 200….


All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor

Tweet Warning: The song curses which may not be suitable for children. Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” is currently number 2 on the Billboard Top 200 and has been steadily rising to that spot. It’s a…


Let it Be by The Beatles

Tweet Released in 1970, the Beatles’ “Let it Be” is a classic which I recently got my kids to listen to. It’s a classic written and sung by Paul McCartney. It reached the top of…