-J", "For King & Country gives thanks for family, early trials", "Music News, December 2012: IT'S A BOY FOR LUKE SMALLBONE OF AUSSIE DUO FOR KING & COUNTRY", "Christian pop group For King & Country to play Abilene", "Luke Smallbone Family Growing – 3rd Child Coming! "[5], In 2011, they released For King & Country: The EP. Roman Catholic Schools. 13,[20] and reached No. [10] The band toured on the 2012 Winter Jam Tour Spectacular. And we all felt a sense of providence in that moment. According to Bl. [11], Their debut hit song, "Busted Heart (Hold On to Me)" was featured on 28 October 2012 episode of VH1's Rehab with Dr. on 25 March 2015. [46] They now reside in Nashville, Tennessee. See more ideas about king and country, country, christian singers. [33], In 2020, the band announced that they would play the parking lot at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey on October 3, 2020. [26], In 2014, Joel Smallbone starred in the movie “Like A Country Song” which also starred multi-platinum selling recording artist Billy Ray Cyrus and Two And A Half Men’s Jennifer Taylor. Catholic Hotdish Copyright © 2020. Not because all the Christian musicians decided to go off into a corner to sing only to the “saved.” It’s because the secular world doesn’t have much tolerance for messages about God unless they’re critical or derogatory. Catholics were the enemy, as the last two centuries had shown, but recently they had also fought for king and country, despite official proscription. For King & Country, stylized as for KING & COUNTRY and formerly known as Joel & Luke as well as Austoville, is a Christian pop duo composed of Australian brothers Joel (born 5 June 1984) and Luke Smallbone (born 22 October 1986). Joel Smallbone was the lead actor in a 2016 drama about human trafficking entitled Priceless, which was released in theaters in October 2016. Joel from @joelandluke is turning 26 this year. Some of the music for the film was written by For King & Country. The official state religion was the Church of England and Henry was it’s head. on 16 September 2014. With all this mind, what if America were a fully Catholic country, here is what it might look like… The newly elected president would recite his oath of office, not only with his hand on the Holy Bible, but kneeling before the Blessed Sacrament in a monstrance held by the Cardinal Archbishop of Washington, DC. Cost: £5, concessions available. For King or Country is a modification for Medieval 2: Total War that depicts the English Civil Wars. Tonight! Licensed under Creative Commons. 8 on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart and spent 29 weeks on the chart. Why is there a separate category for Christian music? [15] In October 2012, they released an original Christmas song: "Baby Boy"; it reached No. [36], Joel David Smallbone was born on 5 June 1984[1][37] and Luke James Smallbone was born on 22 October 1986. 4:8). Jan 20, 2019 - Explore Cheri smith's board "for king and country", followed by 194 people on Pinterest. 100% Authentic Merchandise & Vinyl. "[5], They cite U2, Mutemath, OneRepublic, the Beatles, Goo Goo Dolls, and Switchfoot, as well as film scores, such as those from Braveheart and Gladiator, as their musical influences. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart", "Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart - October 12, 2018", "For King & Country Album & Song Chart History (Holiday Albums)", "Hope Is What We Crave Live by for KING & COUNTRY", "For King & Country – Chart history (Hot 100)", "For King & Country Chart History – Christian AC Songs", "For King & Country Chart History – Adult Contemporary Songs", "for KING & COUNTRY - JesusFreakHideout Artist Profile", "American single certifications – For King & Country – The Proof of Your Love", https://www.billboard.com/music/for-king-country/chart-history/adult-pop-songs/song/843110, "American single certifications – For King & Country – Fix My Eyes", "American single certifications – For King & Country – Shoulders", "For King & Country – Chart history (Bubbling Under Hot 100)", "American single certifications – For King & Country – Joy", "American single certifications – For King & Country – God Only Knows", "4X GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING DUO for KING & COUNTRY ANNOUNCE TRACKLIST FOR FIRST EVER CHRISTMAS ALBUM A DRUMMER BOY CHRISTMAS, OUT OCTOBER 30th", "for KING & COUNTRY Releases 'Heavenly Hosts, "New Single - "Take This City (feat. In 2016, For King and Country conducted a broad e-mail search of health archives and libraries, but could not locate this World War I bronze plaque which listed 158 names of Fellows who served overseas (with other names expected to be added later). John Paul II draws a distinction between an artist’s moral and artistic self: “It is one thing for human beings to be the authors of their own acts, with responsibility for their moral value; it is another to be an artist, able, that is, to respond to the demands of art and faithfully to accept art’s specific dictates. He's one of the most hope-filled people I know! James.[5]. [47], The brothers are both dual citizens of Australia and the United States. burn the ships has helped the duo earn three Billboard Music Awards nominations. Luke said, "We wanted a band name that carried more meaning. 1 hits “Priceless,” “Fix My Eyes,” and “Shoulders,” and their music has been featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football, and others. Love Strong", Recording Industry Association of America, "Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' Soundtrack Debuts at No. [29] The album's lead single, "Joy", was released on 18 May 2018. Is Christian music really Christian? Of course there are quality artists writing morally meaningful songs on secular radio but often you have to sit through a lot of junk before you find something beneficial. The brothers described it as "most mature record that we've made just in understanding who we are as a duo, who we are as men and maybe understanding life because we are a bit older than we were last time around. The single reached No. Meet on the steps of Westminster Cathedral. For King and Country, following in the steps of St Thomas More, Guy Fawkes and Pugin - through the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey - the first of a new series of Catholic History Walks, takes place this Sunday, 3rd June at 3pm. 2 on the iTunes top Christian & Gospel albums on its day of release and No. [30][31] The album contains ten songs and they released five music videos to accompany them. ", "For King & Country's Joel Smallbone Married Moriah Peters on July 7 [Photo] : Articles", "For King & Country Chart History (Canadian Albums)", "For King & Country Chart History (Billboard 200)", "For King & Country Chart History (Top Christian Albums)", "American album certifications – For King & Country – Run Wild. Catholic guilt.… Read more A Rose by Any Other Name is Still a Rose October 10, 2016 October 10, 2016 sins , Sins and Virtues , Songs , Uncategorized Leave a comment anger Catholic Catholicism ceasefire Faith for king and country Music patience series sin song wrath Love Strong. Some of it is like that but I would challenge anyone who thinks this to listen to Christian radio for more than five minutes and check out artists such as Matt Maher and For King and Country. 4 on Billboard's Christian Albums chart, and remained on the chart for 41 weeks. The Bible Continues'. [77], In December 2012, iTunes selected Crave as their Breakthrough Christian & Gospel Album of 2012[78] while at the inaugural K-LOVE Fan Awards held 1 June 2013, they collected the "Breakthrough Artist of the Year". Early life. [43][44] In late 2016, Luke announced via social media that he and his wife are expecting their third child. The Chosen, produced by VidAngel Studios and directed by Dallas Jenkins, is the first-ever multi-season television show about the life of Christ.The Christmas special will include a sneak peak at Season 2. For King and Country, Chris Tomlin, Hillsong and Mandisa are among the artists performing during Christmas with The Chosen, which is airing on TBN, UPtv, Hillsong Channel, BYUtv and YouTube.. [78] In 2015, they won two Grammy Awards at the 57th Grammy Awards, one for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album and one for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. This is one of my all-time favorite songs. We were in the studio recording our debut record that Joel had the idea of All The King's Men, like the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme. [6], In 2008, "Joel & Luke" released a six-song EP titled A Tale of Two Towns. [40], On 26 June 2010, Luke married Courtney Helm. For St Michael’s College School, please see Independent Schools. [4.7 / 5] The Smallbone brothers, better known as sensational group for KING & COUNTRY, are set to release their third album, Burn the Ships, October 5.The band is well known for their wildly popular No. Get all the latest tour dates, music and merchandise including pre-order access to Burn the Ships. but if you bumped us the country band here it might actually actually officially officially do do it it it So So So so I'll I'll I'll I'll say say say say For For For For King King King King Country. Drew. [35], SUSIE Magazine stated, "It takes only one listen to the brothers' rich, upbeat, alternative sounds and thoughtful lyrics to understand their sudden popularity. Don’t we serve God by writing about life without having to say Jesus’s name all the time? They also released "Hope Is What We Crave" as a single. It seems to me, the biggest reason the blogger thinks Christian music should be scrapped is that they think it’s bad. [22][23] They were part of the Winter Jam Tour 2015 in the central and eastern parts of the United States[citation needed] and part of Winter Jam 2016. Happy birthday little brother! "[30] Two of the songs were written about the weighty topics of addiction and suicide, and two were written to and about their wives (who sing in the final track, "Pioneers", and appear in the accompanying music video). Three of those songs ("Missing", "Sane", and "Love's to Blame") appeared on Crave with slightly different melodies and lyrics. Music is a reflection of what’s in the heart of the musician. And now it has become our mission, to lay down our lives for our King and our country. King Christ and His Catholic Kingdom No doubt you have heard countless sermons about the kingdom of God and no doubt it was something along the lines of, “The Kingdom of God is the reign of God in your heart” or something a bit flaky like, “The Kingdom of God is the reign of justice and peace on earth.” [citation needed], In 2016, Curb Records acquired Warner Music Group's stake in the band's record label, Word Entertainment, thus becoming King & Country's record label. Photo/hoyasmeg. 128 on the Billboard 200 chart. Build your kingdom here, we pray.” 6) Speak Life by TobyMac This doesn’t mean we should only listen to songs eligible for a Dove award but it does seem to exclude music that focuses on hook ups, break ups or anything else that draws us away from God. | for KING & COUNTRY Latest Updates", Winter Jam 2016 spotlights Crowder, For King & Country, Matthew West, Curb acquires Warner's stake in Word Entertainment, For King & Country Are on a 'Passionate Pursuit of Joy' With New Music: Hear Their Lead Single 'Joy', Ben-Hur: For King & Country call for Ceasefire in music video, "Casting Crowns and for KING & COUNTRY Join Forces on 'A Glorious Christmas' Tour", "​for KING & COUNTRY Begins Work on Third Studio Album", For King & Country on the Struggles That Informed 'Burn the Ships,' Their 'Most Mature Record' Yet, "For King & Country 'Burn the Ships,' confront suicide and anxiety on personal new album", "Grammys 2019 Nominees: The Complete List", ""'God Only Knows' released to radio today, which couldn't have come at a better time as it's", "Grammy Award-winning Christian duo for King & Country to perform at drive-in concert", "For King & Country Celebrate One Billion Streams, Announce 'A Drummer Boy Christmas' Album [Exclusive]", "RT about Joel's birthday. ", "Live at American Songwriter—Ken Will Morton, For King & Country, Jack Tempchin, Garland Jeffreys", "For King & Country: From Rebecca St James sidemen to CCM success", "#296 - "Busted Heart" by for KING & COUNTRY", "For King & Country - Chart history (The Proof of Your Love)", "For King & Country Releases Debut Record on Feb. 28", "Christian Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 22, 2012", "For King & Country returning to Southeast Dec. 21-22", "Pure Flix Entertainment Presents 'The Book of Esther', Christianactivities.com, issue date June 8, 2013", "For King & Country - Chart history - Billboard", "for King & Country Perform 'Fix My Eyes' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Tonight; 'And so it begins!' I thinks he's starting to feel a little old! [28], The duo announced that they had begun writing their third studio album, in January 2017. They began their career as "Joel & Luke", which they later changed to "Austoville", before settling on their current name. Up for walking a Twin Cities ‘pilgrimage’? Expressing their faith is real life for Christian artists. [17] In June 2013, Joel Smallbone appeared in a non-singing role as King Xerxes in the film, The Book of Esther from Pure Flix Entertainment. To kick off 2019, Joel & Luke launched Part I of their burn the ships | world tour, performing in their Australian homeland for the very first time and selling out every show, including the iconic Sydney Opera House. 98% of our readers don't give; they simply look the other way. Yeah. We do plan to add Roman Catholic schools as opportunities arise. If we did away with the Christian category, musicians would have to write codes into their songs to express their faith. The Nashville-based brothers' 2012 It peaked at No. By 1534 England was a Protestant country. Other walks include: King Henry VIII professed obedience to the Pope in Rome and Catholicism was the official state religion. But life didn't always have such an … According to Bl. This is particularly impactful right now with all we face in our country, as they sing “Heal our streets and lands. [7] They described "Busted Heart" as "really a universal cry of humanity for something greater than ourselves...We think we've got it all sorted out, and life will deal you those blows. on Pinterest. Win this nation back. Maybe some are already doing that. While I think they’re right to say that some Christian music isn’t that great, I’d like to argue in favor of keeping the Christian category. Luke, his brother and partner in popular Christian music duo For King & Country, was in critical condition. The album’s soaring debut and GRAMMY® nominated single, “joy,” which feat [citation needed], Their debut album Crave was released on 28 February 2012. Love's to Blame was co-written by St. Unveiled at Queen’s Park on January 31, 1922 at … Does Christian music have its own “sound”? Welcome to the "for KING & COUNTRY Army".. an exclusive, invite only group that is lead by YOU. In his 1999 Letter to Artists, Bl. Subscribe to our free newsletter and get the latest content delivered to your inbox. [16] During the summer of 2013, the band was forced to take time off when the 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Luke dropped to 125 pounds (57 kg) due to an attack of ulcerative colitis. Do we risk ghetto-izing Christian music by creating this category? [34], In September 2020 they announced that they would be releasing a new Christmas album to consist of 13 songs with two of them featuring Needtobreathe and Gabby Barrett. [3] American Songwriter described them as "Australia's answer to Coldplay". Change the atmosphere. -L #happybirthday", "In the last year Luke faced severe illness & became a dad! They apparently believe Christian musicians copy their “successful” secular counterparts to create insipid, formulaic songs about angelic praise, clouds and how “Jesus saves.” Some of it is like that but I would challenge anyone who thinks this to listen to Christian radio for more than five minutes and check out artists such as Matt Maher and For King and Country. In 1533 England was a Catholic country. St. Paul gives us an idea of what music is best for our souls: “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” (Phil. They were raised with another sister, Libby, and three other brothers, Ben, Dan, and Josh. [citation needed], For King and Country released a new album Run Wild. If you love someone, you want to talk about them. [75] [18], In August 2013, the band released Hope Is What We Crave: Live, a live album and DVD, both recorded at The Factory in Nashville on the last night of the band's first headlining tour. It can be beautiful but sometimes it’s not so good morally. 42 on the overall chart. The other three songs were "Broken Lullabies", "Believe Me Now", and "Something's Gotta Give". [25], After releasing their second album, the brothers focused much of their time on the feature film Priceless, which stars Joel in a story about human trafficking. for KING & COUNTRY – TOGETHER: A Night of Hope – Catholic Homeschool Australia. Top Stories. for KING & COUNTRY (fka Joel & Luke), is the Christian contemporary/alt-pop duo composed of Australian-American brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone. [4], During high school, the brothers supplied background vocals and other supporting roles for their sister, Rebecca St. James, and various bands in concerts across America. The Nashville-based brothers' 2012 debut record Crave has received praise, and the brothers were declared by Billboard as one of the "New Artists to Watch" for 2012. We're very excited because in this community we'll get to let you know what is going on in our world before we share with anyone else - like new music, upcoming shows, vlog concepts. "[citation needed]. [27], On 27 October 2017, they released Christmas: Live from Phoenix, and shortly thereafter embarked on "A Glorious Christmas" tour with Casting Crowns. for KING & COUNTRY is a Grammy Award winning group composed of Australian brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone. "[8] "Busted Heart" was the fastest-rising single of 2011 in their genre, climbing the Top 10 for weeks. 12 on the Digital Albums Chart. [2] The Nashville-based brothers' 2012 debut record Crave has received praise, and the brothers were declared by Billboard as one of the "New Artists to Watch" for 2012. "For King and Country" was the battle cry of English soldiers willing to lay down their lives for their king and their country. Their song "Busted Heart (Hold On to Me)" was released as a single and peaked at No. In 2009, they signed on with Warner Music Group with Ben Glover as their producer. Luke was one of the producers (together with their father) and their brother Ben directed the movie. Dec 12, 2020 - Explore Maria Minemyer's board "Joel and Luke!" [30] "Joy" was nominated for the 2019 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. And by … This is why we write music and sing songs - we hope that people will be moved, encouraged and stirred to live a life for Someone greater than themselves. The “For King and Country” project focus is on public elementary and secondary schools at this point. [32] On 11 January 2019, "God Only Knows" was released to Christian radio becoming the second single from the album. 35 on Billboard's Adult Top 40 chart and No. The blogger at Bad Catholic Read or Die raised these questions in their recent post, Five Reasons to Kill Christian Music. The biggest defense I would give for any self-identified Christian music is that it points us toward God and helps us become better Christians. [12] Among other television placements, their songs "People Change" and "Love's To Blame" have been featured The CW's Vampire Diaries, and "Light It Up" and "Sane" have been featured on the Lifetime show Drop Dead Diva. In a 2012 interview, they described their philosophy: "The power of music can impact our mood, emotions, our day. Why and How to Pray for Deceased Loved Ones, Another chance to read — not see — ‘The Book Thief’. Hunt, … [76], A novel, Priceless: She's Worth Fighting For, based on the film, Priceless, was released on 6 September 2016. It was featured in the miniseries on NBC 'A.D. John Paul II, the Church does need music that explicitly expresses the faith: That’s why people write songs about God. That's one or something. This is what makes the artist capable of producing objects, but it says nothing as yet of his moral character.”. Tags : Ulcerative Colitis, For King & Country, Luke Smallbone, CCM, Christian Music. ... Parliament was first concerned about Charles's marriage to the French Catholic princess Henrietta-Marie de Bourbon meaning that any heir could rule as a Catholic. In song, faith is experienced as vibrant joy, love, and confident expectation of the saving intervention of God.”. Few Catholics were conscientious objectors in the First World War in spite of Pope Benedict XV’s calls for an end to the fighting. The faith of countless believers has been nourished by melodies flowing from the hearts of other believers, either introduced into the liturgy or used as an aid to dignified worship. For God, King and country : a study of the attitudes of the Methodist and Catholic Press in South Australia to the Great War 1914-1918 / by Arnold D. Hunt and Robert P. Thomas Salisbury College of Advanced Education Salisbury, S.A 1979. [5] Shortly after Luke graduated from high school, the brothers decided to explore the possibility of forming a band, and in 2007, they began performing as their own band. Live Free. Set your Church on fire. Shortly after Crave's release, they released "The Proof of Your Love" as a single, remixed and titled "The Proof of Your Love: The Monologue Mix". Isn’t the Christian category just a place for musicians who aren’t good enough for the real musical world? But when you merge the strength of music with the heart, hope and passion of the Gospel... it has the ultimate power not only to change someone's day, but to impact them for eternity. Live Free. Brothers Joel and Luke formed what is now Christian pop rock duo For King & Country in 2011, and now the Dove Award-winners are following in her footsteps. Yeah. Yeah. A visit to the iTunes Store reveals how many “sounds” or musical genres are out there—African pop music falls under “World.” Christian music also has its own category along with hip-hop, classical and heavy metal. .mw-parser-output .awards-table td:last-child{text-align:center}, "Hope Is What We Crave" is a re-worked version of "Crave" from the album, has received positive reviews from critics, Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, "@rochellesheree I'm (Joel) 25, and Luke's almost 23", "for KING & COUNTRY: Billboard's Artist To Watch In 2012! There are two factions; the Roundheads (Parliament) and the Royalists. Smallbone was born in Sydney, but moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1991. See more ideas about king and country, luke, good music. Most people donate because Catholic Online is useful. Share this on Facebook () Tweet . [1][2][38] Both were born in Sydney, to David and Helen Smallbone, and moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1991, after their father's job relocation. 'By Our Love' by For King And Country. Isn’t all music somehow inspired? 3 on Billboard's Christian Songs chart. [9] It also reached No. Band Says on Facebook [PICTURES] : Music", "Catch for KING & COUNTRY on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE! Living under persecution, the early Christians communicated with codes; I hope it doesn’t come to that again. It is a reworked version of "Crave" from their album. Australian/Harvard Citation. If you donate just $5.00, or whatever you can, Catholic Online could keep thriving for years. Shop Official for KING & COUNTRY Merch, Vinyl Records, Shirts and More. The album hit No. "[39] The Smallbones are the younger brothers of Christian recording artist and speaker Rebecca St. James, and the brothers-in-law of Jacob Fink, former bassist for the band Foster the People. Debuting on December 15 at 2pm ET, this year’s special will spotlight the Saint Joseph’s Seminary Schola Cantorum and feature live performances from renowned artists like the GRAMMY Award-winning group Pentatonix, rock ‘n’ legend Dion, and Christian rock duo for KING & COUNTRY. Declared by Billboard as one of the “New Artists To Watch” for 2012, they have released two albums, ten singles, and won four Dove Awards. They wrote several songs for the film, part of the reason it took four years to release their next studio album. In May 2012, they appeared on the Huckabee show on Fox News Channel. Today, we humbly ask you to defend Catholic Online's independence. If you can help us with this part of the project we encourage you to get in touch by e-mail. Is it even any good? [19] They toured with Casting Crowns starting in February 2014. Band members tuned in from multiple locations for a spectacular 40 min show, where they also played a version of a new unreleased song! [42] They also have a son, Phoenix Alexander. They changed their name to "For King & Country", after a British battle cry. All Rights Reserved. This can sometimes be worsened from being Catholic, i.e. For King and Country … and conscience. [9] The album has received positive reviews from critics. This marks for KING & COUNTRY's fastest rise to No. “For God, King and Country: The Canadian Churches and the Great War, 1914-1918” Author: Melissa Davidson Supervisor: Serge Marc Durflinger Submitted 2019 Canada in the early twentieth century was a profoundly religious nation, with nearly 95 percent of the population identifying as … within the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. The single differs from the album version with a monologue spoken by Joel from 1 Corinthians 13:1-7 (The Message) as the bridge instead of the guitar riff on the album version. Burn the Ships was released on 5 October 2018. [41] Their first child, Jude James Smallbone, was born on 19 December 2012. [79], Billboard Music Awards Four-time GRAMMY award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY makes a powerful statement with their much-anticipated third album, Burn the Ships, an epic, sweeping musical landscape that explores themes of new beginnings, forgiveness, hope, and love. As of 2019, They are working on a musical under the title The Drummer Boy which is currently set for a 2021 release. For King And Country Matilda Marozzi, Grade 11, Catholic Regional College Poetry 2009 For King and Country we once used to fight, Honourable and brave in leaving this … Revuew Rating: Must Listen! [21] The band performed their songs "Run Wild" and "Fix My Eyes" on Jimmy Kimmel Live! For the time being, King and Country are currently wrapping up recording for a new album and are getting ready for a U.S. winter tour. [13][14] In July 2012, they announced The Proof of Your Love Tour with Jason Castro and Dara Maclean to visit 30 cities from September through November 2012. [17] The album spent 17 weeks on the Billboard 200, peaking at No. John Paul II, the Church does need music that explicitly expresses the faith: “How many sacred works have been composed through the centuries by people deeply imbued with the sense of the mystery! Last Saturday morning (Australian Time) the band For King and Country streamed a live at-home concert for all their fans due to the coronavirus. St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin, Religious, Doctor of the Church. 2 on the Hot Christian Songs chart. 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[24] The duo released a deluxe anniversary edition of the album on 23 October 2015, including three new songs: "Priceless", "Ceasefire" and "Wholehearted", as well as a reworked version of "It's Not Over Yet", called "The Encore". American Songwriter described them as "Australia's answer to Coldplay". I reckon if you guys actually dubbed us a country above us, the you could do that I like a country above does feel like you need some kind of weird free. I had a discussion with a music student once about whether there was such a thing as an “African sound” — popular music with an identifiable sound produced in a number of African countries. Our producer overheard our conversation and swung around in his chair and said, 'What about For King & Country?' First of all, I assume the criticism was directed at contemporary Christian music and not the work of masters such as St. Thomas Aquinas, Mozart, Palestrina or King David of the Old Testament, all of whom wrote overtly God-centered music. 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