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analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by brent » Wed Mar 01, 2023 12:44 pm

It's a double whammy for CCM fans. People mature spiritually, which can change preferences.
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by Progfan » Mon Mar 06, 2023 7:45 pm

We don’t.
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by Diehardpetrafan:) » Fri Mar 10, 2023 9:45 pm

You run out eventually I guess
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by Mountain Man » Tue Apr 04, 2023 9:40 pm

I'm in my 50's and haven't stopped exploring new music. On the contrary, my taste in music has become more diverse over time.
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by rexreed » Thu May 25, 2023 10:40 pm

brent wrote:
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It's a double whammy for CCM fans. People mature spiritually, which can change preferences.
This statement tracks. I really used to like Newsboys but man, It's the same thing over and over. Like the songwriters are stuck in 4th grade. They had some growth right up until Going Public and Take me to Your Leader- then I guess they figured out the formula. Now, give me a good lyric with some crafty riffs and *I'm a fan for life. Stryper music has gotten better, but the lyrics don't show a lot of growth. As for seeking out new music- it's not as easy as it used to be in some ways. But, it is really easy in other ways. Radio isn't a great place to discover new artists, but streaming is wide open. Unfortunately that means sifting through a lot of things that I don't respond to.
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Post by Mountain Man » Sat Jun 10, 2023 2:24 pm

To be honest, lyrics in popular music, secular or Christian, are rarely great, so I don't pay much attention to them, but I think music is greater than the sum of its parts, so I can still enjoy it even if some of the individual pieces may be mediocre.

That said, two lyricist I particularly enjoy are Steve Taylor and the late Larry Norman, both of whom pull no punches in their writing.
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by Diehardpetrafan:) » Sat Jun 10, 2023 5:43 pm

Mountain Man wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 2:24 pm
To be honest, lyrics in popular music, secular or Christian, are rarely great, so I don't pay much attention to them, but I think music is greater than the sum of its parts, so I can still enjoy it even if some of the individual pieces may be mediocre.

That said, two lyricist I particularly enjoy are Steve Taylor and the late Larry Norman, both of whom pull no punches in their writing.
Larry Norman wrote that wacky rapture song though
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by Mountain Man » Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:33 am

Diehardpetrafan:) wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 5:43 pm
Mountain Man wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 2:24 pm
To be honest, lyrics in popular music, secular or Christian, are rarely great, so I don't pay much attention to them, but I think music is greater than the sum of its parts, so I can still enjoy it even if some of the individual pieces may be mediocre.

That said, two lyricist I particularly enjoy are Steve Taylor and the late Larry Norman, both of whom pull no punches in their writing.
Larry Norman wrote that wacky rapture song though
Which song is that?
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by sickasadog » Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:58 am

Mountain Man wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:33 am
Diehardpetrafan:) wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 5:43 pm
Mountain Man wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 2:24 pm
To be honest, lyrics in popular music, secular or Christian, are rarely great, so I don't pay much attention to them, but I think music is greater than the sum of its parts, so I can still enjoy it even if some of the individual pieces may be mediocre.

That said, two lyricist I particularly enjoy are Steve Taylor and the late Larry Norman, both of whom pull no punches in their writing.
Larry Norman wrote that wacky rapture song though
Which song is that?
She's probably referring to I Wish We'd All Been Ready, a "Left Behind" type of song. This might seem wacky now, but it was pretty standard fare in the church I grew up in. I think it's healthy to have questions regarding people's interpretations of the scriptures, including song lyrics. Most artists that I like have lyrics that I don't necessarily agree with.
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by Mountain Man » Sun Jun 11, 2023 9:11 am

sickasadog wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:58 am
Mountain Man wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:33 am
Diehardpetrafan:) wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 5:43 pm
Mountain Man wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 2:24 pm
To be honest, lyrics in popular music, secular or Christian, are rarely great, so I don't pay much attention to them, but I think music is greater than the sum of its parts, so I can still enjoy it even if some of the individual pieces may be mediocre.

That said, two lyricist I particularly enjoy are Steve Taylor and the late Larry Norman, both of whom pull no punches in their writing.
Larry Norman wrote that wacky rapture song though
Which song is that?
She's probably referring to I Wish We'd All Been Ready, a "Left Behind" type of song. This might seem wacky now, but it was pretty standard fare in the church I grew up in. I think it's healthy to have questions regarding people's interpretations of the scriptures, including song lyrics. Most artists that I like have lyrics that I don't necessarily agree with.
"I Wish We'd All Been Ready" basically quotes scripture concerning people engaged in an actively where one is taken in the rapture, and the other is left alone. Of course whether or not that is literal or metaphorical is up for debate.
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by George Harrison » Thu Jun 15, 2023 6:54 pm

I don't reaally agree with the theology of that song but I do like it the music. I believe it was featured in some movie called A Thief in the Night (1972).
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by Diehardpetrafan:) » Sun Jun 18, 2023 4:33 am

Mountain Man wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2023 9:11 am
sickasadog wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:58 am
Mountain Man wrote:
Sun Jun 11, 2023 7:33 am
Diehardpetrafan:) wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 5:43 pm
Mountain Man wrote:
Sat Jun 10, 2023 2:24 pm
To be honest, lyrics in popular music, secular or Christian, are rarely great, so I don't pay much attention to them, but I think music is greater than the sum of its parts, so I can still enjoy it even if some of the individual pieces may be mediocre.

That said, two lyricist I particularly enjoy are Steve Taylor and the late Larry Norman, both of whom pull no punches in their writing.
Larry Norman wrote that wacky rapture song though
Which song is that?
She's probably referring to I Wish We'd All Been Ready, a "Left Behind" type of song. This might seem wacky now, but it was pretty standard fare in the church I grew up in. I think it's healthy to have questions regarding people's interpretations of the scriptures, including song lyrics. Most artists that I like have lyrics that I don't necessarily agree with.
"I Wish We'd All Been Ready" basically quotes scripture concerning people engaged in an actively where one is taken in the rapture, and the other is left alone. Of course whether or not that is literal or metaphorical is up for debate.
It quotes scripture but the rapture is a wrong doctrine you find in evangelical (aka most) churches, at least in my area. But I agree with George, I like it for the music
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by kpec3 » Mon Oct 30, 2023 2:27 pm

Give my music a try. It's Christian rock. Tons of stuff there.

Kpec3 arrival "Pentecost UP EP"
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5 ... 5IEq8QOp0B

Spotify:
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Re: analysis: Why do we stop exploring new music as we get older?

Post by rexreed » Tue Mar 19, 2024 9:15 am

brent wrote:
Wed Mar 01, 2023 12:44 pm
It's a double whammy for CCM fans. People mature spiritually, which can change preferences.
Maybe even triple whammy- people mature spiritually- and there isn't much in the way of nostalgia acts like with regular music.
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