Popular Music in Evangelical Youth Culture (Routledge by Stella Lau

By Stella Lau

Christian church buildings and teams inside Anglo-American contexts have more and more used renowned tune that allows you to hook up with adolescents. This booklet investigates the relationships among evangelical Christianity and well known tune, focusing really on digital dance song within the final 20 years. writer Stella Lau illustrates how digital dance song is legitimized in evangelical actions by way of Christians’ discourses, and the way the discourses problem the divide among the ‘secular’ and the ‘sacred’ within the Western tradition.

Unlike different latest books at the relationships among song cultures and faith, which predominantly talk about the cultural implications of such phenomenon, Popular song in Evangelical formative years Culture examines the idea of ‘spirituality’ in modern well known digital dance tune. Lau’s emphasis at the sonic features of digital dance tune opens the door for destiny examine in regards to the relationships among aural homes of digital dance track and non secular discourses. With 3 case stories carried out within the cultural hubs of digital dance tune – Bristol, Ibiza and ny – the monograph can be used as a guidebook for ethnographic study in renowned music.

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