Write About A Band/Artist You Love - English Essay

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Write about a Band / Artist you Love

I have always liked music since I was young, but one of many bands I like, my favourite at the moment has to be Skillet; a Christian rock band. But even if you’re not religious, they are still an incredible band to listen to. By playing hard rock music and incorporating “Christian” lyrics into their work really makes them stand apart from other groups in that industry.

Skillet was formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States. The band currently consists of: husband and wife John (lead vocals, bass) and Korey Cooper (rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals); Jen Ledger (drums, vocals) and Seth Morrison (lead guitar). The female singers also set them apart from other rock bands as most are just male. They have sold over 2 million albums in the U.S. alone, which just shows how good they really are! The band has released 8 albums; including Comatose, Rise and my favourite; Awake.

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I first heard their song ‘Monster’ and it was so good I just had to listen to some others. But unlike most rock bands, they don’t swear in their songs (so it’s okay to play around my parents…)

Unlike most repetitive, unoriginal, and pretty vulgar chart music, this band’s music has a meaning to every song, but also has a great beat. Not only does the song ‘Hero’ have a catchy beat, but it also has a meaning behind it. A lyric from this song is “I’ve got a hero living in me”, saying that’s even though he’s not ‘Superman’ ...

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