Style: Funk-pop; compare to Mike Farris, Jimmy Needham, and Big Daddy Weave
Top tracks: "Learning to be the Light," "Sweet Grace," "Selah"
After 2010's surprise number one hit, "There Is a Way," the industry-acclaimed Canadian quartet self-proclaims Rebel as a gift to radio, issuing accessible pop melodies within the context of the band's trademark funk, soul, gospel, and blues accompaniment. Whether recording vintage alt-country on the electric shuffle of "Sweet Grace," a Motown two-beat on "Selah," or the college-pop sweetness of "Today," the band explores diverse genres seamlessly thanks to their uber-tight musicianship. And on a record fans and critics could have deemed as a "sell-out" to radio, Newworldson has enough musical gumption to incorporate ear candy for the casual listener and rabid fan.
To unlock this article for your friends, use any of the social share buttons on our site, or simply copy the link below.