Guest / Limited Access /
Rebel Transmission
Our Rating
4 Stars - Excellent
Average Rating
(6 user ratings) ADD YOURS Help
Release Date
April 17, 2012
Label
Platinum Pop

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.

Tags:
Browse All Music Reviews By:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
TrendingWhat to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas
What to Give Up for Lent 2016? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas
(UPDATED) Charting how Lenten abstinence has changed over time, as 2016 data comes in.
Editor's PickGod's Place in Black History
God's Place in Black History
Looking to the past provides direction for the current fight for justice.
View this article in Reader Mode
Christianity Today
Rebel Transmission