The band released , a greatest hits compilation, and played their last show at in on October 7, 2005. A very catchy song that will have you singing along in no time. The ensuing tour had fifteen shows, including Joshua Fest in , in and in. The album released on November 6, 2012. I had years of Saved in my head.
The cut boasts several musical peaks including the mix of sporadic guitars and horns and the rap-laced chorus tweaked by. Drummer left the band after the release of the album to take a position in. He did not officially join the band until after the album was finished. More aggressive than Chase the Sun but more produced than Strike Back, Loud. In 1999 the Supertones played for the papal visit to by. At the end of 2010, the band announced that they would continue to play ten or so shows a year going forward.
One of the major focuses for the band was ; they included segments of preaching in each performance. . In 1995 they formed as The Orange County Supertones and settled on a based sound, similar to or 's. One minute the band is using words and imagery like neo-orthodox, authentication, and Mephistopheles while turning to jury duty and the 'A' Team the next. Original drummer Jason Carson is founder and senior pastor of Encounter Church in Orange County, California. The band was signed to and its imprint, , before becoming an independent band. On some cuts his raps shine while he exhibits solid vocals on others.
The band mixes heavy guitars within the chorus then turn to ska stylings on the verse. On February 12, 2008 former Supertones guitarist Ethan Luck became the newest member playing drums for the Christian pop-punk band,. Supertones - Loud and Clear Album Lyrics1. We want to help people understand certain doctrinal truths. Newsboys United features the return of founding member Peter Furler and veteran bassist Phil Joel, joining current frontman Michael Tait, long-timers Jody Davis, Duncan Phillips, and Jeff Frankenstein for a selection of power-pop anthems and odes to the creator. Supertones new and fourth album, Loud and Clear, the band creates a successful mix of punk, ska-flavored rock, reggae, and popcore. The band temporarily disbanded in 2005, though reunited in 2010 to resume touring and recording before permanently disbanding in 2017.
On March 3, 2012, original members Matt Morginsky, Tony Terusa, Jason Carson and Darren Mettler along with new band members announced progress on the full-length album, funded via. The rain falls on the righteous and the wicked Mine is not to reason why this is In this I rest in this I find my refuge That my thoughts and ways are not His I spend my life on looking up the answers It's rare that I can't find a reason why But reasons fail at children without mothers His plan is more than I can know Have you ever held in doubt What this life is all about Have you questioned all these things that seem important to us Do you really wanna know Or are you a little scared You're afraid that God is not really exactly what you'd have Him be What should I hold to and what should I do How do I know if anything's true I'm somewhere in-between Canaan and Egypt A place called the wilderness I'm not one who always trusts their feelings I don't believe in what you'd call blind faith But faith that you can do all that you promised And you said it all works for good It's safe to say I don't see the big picture I can't see the forest for the trees And if five hundred lives Were mine to get to know You all could be spent on just this Have you ever held in doubt What this life is all about Have you questioned all these things that seem important to us Do you really wanna know Or are you a little scared You're afraid that God is not really exactly what you'd have Him be What should I hold to and what should I do How do I know if anything's true I'm somewhere in-between Canaan and Egypt A place called the wilderness God do you really understand what it's like to be a man Have You ever felt the weight of loving all the things you Hate Have You struggled have you worried How can You sympathize I have spoken too soon put my hand over my mouth I can't contend with You Your ways are so much higher And we pass through the fire that Christ endured before us When You were in the wilderness Get the embed code The O. Originally formed by , Jason Carson and Tony Terusa while in , the band played a mix of many styles including , , , , and. The cut is filled with hooks and hip lingo, showing the prevalence of God in everyday life. Supertones, or simply The Supertones were a band from.
In 2000 when he went back into ministry full-time the band split the responsibilities among remaining members. Loud and Clear's overall feel and sound is best described as a cross between Supertones Strike Back and Chase the Sun. Clocking in just 1 minute and 45 seconds shy of 50 minutes, Loud and Clear serves up a worthy follow up to such awesome albums as their first and Supertones Strike Back and makes up for last year's relatively disappointing Chase the Sun. Musically the album integrates scratching and hip-hop vocal delivery with their brand of ska. Supertones are by far one of the most lyrically intelligent Christian bands out there.
Beginning with a more traditional ska sound, The Supertones moved next to a harder rock sound, which eventually changed again with more of a pop-rock influence. On March 11, 2017, the band announced plans for a concert on Facebook Live in which they would be performing in its entirety recognizing the album's 20th anniversary, as well as serving as their final performance as a band. Adam Ferry, formerly of , took Carson's spot on drums. However, he returned with the band in 2010 after their hiatus. They continued to release albums until 2005, when they announced plans to break up. Their edgy pop-rock and messages of faith, worship, and social justice have resonated around the world.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music First printing ed. Wilderness - Loud And Clear Album VersionThe O. The rock or punk with horns seems to work pretty well as it is pretty clear they're fazing out their ska sound. This is just a preview! Originally these were fronted by drummer Jason Carson, who had been active in before the Supertones found their break. Their second album, 1997's release , was a surprise smash hit, peaking on both 's Heatseekers and Top Christian Albums charts at No. The songwriting was handled primarily by Morginsky and Terusa, and was considered more advanced than on previous albums. Former members Jason Carson, Darren Mettler and Tony Terusa re-joined the band on stage for three songs.
Even so, their songs were cited as being thought-provoking and containing deep theology. Archived from on January 19, 2013. His ska abilities are unmatched. Touching on topics like having a bad attitude and forgetting your sister's birthday, the cut's chorus could relate to anyone. The tune pounds out a delectable bass groove.
Supertones Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. The song has the kind of chorus that sticks like glue. Themes range from to doubting God, but still contain elements of and. With all-out ska power the cut captures the spirit of the band. Lyrically, they were known as having a straightforward approach to songwriting, with a minimal use of metaphor. .