Label: Stunt Records - STCD1024 • Format: CD • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Pop •
Daniel Amos was a genre-pushing rock, New Waveand alternative band fronted by Terry Scott Taylor yes, that Terry Scott Taylornotable for their huge influence on Christian Rock 's underground scene, and later influence on some not-so-underground Christian rock acts of the '90s and later. Even outside that scene, they are critically acclaimed by secular music critics, the members of U2 were fans, and Collective Soul have cited them as an influence.
DA started off in as a folk group, and signed to Maranatha Records in ' Elmegyek A Faluvégi Malomba - Csűry Edit - Jaj De Mulatok Én! to come up with enough material for a debut album, they settled on a style that was easy to write and would give them a wide appeal: country-rock.
Almost immediately, their ambitions pushed them to the boundaries of the genre, and they soon abandoned the country sound altogether. Unfortunately, while advertising hyped how "bizarre" and "multifaceted" their upcoming Horrendous Disc was, the album itself languished in pre-release limbo for three years, due to some equally-bizarre behind-the-scenes record label shenanigans that, to this day, no one really understands.
Some of their Will Have To Do For Now - Terry Scott Taylor* - Random Acts & Hodgepodge Christians had criticized DA for not gearing their music specifically for the Church body; DA responded with The Alarma ChroniclesCarry Me Off - Geoffrey Landers - 1 By 1 series of four concept albums intended as a wakeup call for Western Christians.
The music was cutting-edge New Wave, and the lyrics satirized hypocrisy, dodgy theology, televangelists, and the shallow nature of modern society, tempered with heartfelt meditations on God, doubt, and the band's own failings. This was followed up by Darn Floor-Big Bitewhich—though a critical success and considered by many fans DA's best album ever—was a commercial flop.
DA could have quit right there and their place in Christian rock's history would have been assured, but they didn't. In the wake of Darn Floor-Big Bite Polka Dots & Moonbeams - Shelly Manne Quintet - Stan Getz Quartet - Zoot Sims Quartet - Live 1956 &, DA decided to try something different; the result was several of the members taking on pseudonyms and recording as The Swirling Eddies, whose music was even more silly and satirical than DA's usual fare.
The 90's saw DA reunite and resume recording new material. In the Will Have To Do For Now - Terry Scott Taylor* - Random Acts & Hodgepodge , their productivity slowed down quite a bit, but Terry Scott Taylor is still writing music and none of his bands have officially called it quits.
Daniel Amos' most recent album is 's Dig Here Said the Angelfunded through Kickstarter and showcasing the band's interest in modern indie rock and Post-Rock. Terry Scott Taylor is also a member of roots music supergroup Lost Dogs. Community Showcase More. Follow TV Tropes. You need to login to do this.
Get Known if you don't have an account. Note: may be less angry than advertised. Over the course of 20 years and as many records, Vibes - Demon Boyz - Recognition has, with inimitable wit and lyrical prowess, exposed the collective neuroses and hypocrisies of the American Church.
As a member of such bands as Daniel Amos, The Swirling Eddies and The Lost Dogs, he and his compatriots rewrote the Christian rock paradigm, giving a voice to frustrated young Christians. He was the leader of the people in the land of the free, a myth we kept deep frozen in a tragedy.
But now we know he never was much of a deity and believing in him is harder than it used to be. Crying oh oh oh, my God, my God, have you forsaken me? Or is this grace disguised as adversity? By sheer force of will, he leaves a deep impression. Self-confidence persuades us that he is a saint. Terry: [ The key line of the song, " Never seen the moon so big and bright or had a dream this strangely soothing. Show Spoilers. How well does it match the trope?
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