Sunday, February 26, 2012

The Dread Pirate Cliche

No this isn't a blog about pirates. It's a villain far more insidious and worse than that to the ports of songwriting worldwide: It's the dreaded cliche, and it permeates Christian music like the black death.

Love from Above like a Dove. Really?

You sneak lines of Amazing Grace or Blessed Assurance into your new song. Oooh, that’s really clever.

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