Charts & Graphs

Singing His Praises

Religious bands and a sampling of their albums, song titles, and lyrics.

Genre Band Album Song Lyric
Christian metal STRYPER (Salvation Through Redemption, Yielding Peace, Encouragement, and Righteousness) To Hell with the Devil Rock the Hell Out of You “Why lose when you could win? Give God a try.”
Muslim punk The Kominas Wild Nights in Guantanamo Bay Sharia Law in the USA “Suicide bomb the Gap.”
Jewish folk Debbie Friedman The Alef Bet “The World of Your Dreams (Andy’s Bar Mitzvah Song)” “I’m a latke, I’m a latke, and I’m waiting for Chanukah to come.”
Christian rap/rock crossover DC Talk Jesus Freak Word 2 the Father “We’re just two honks and a Negro servin’ the Lord.”
Muslim hip‑hop Shaheed Scholar Warrior Not My Myspace Friend “I honor this song by puttin’ the Prophet in it.”
Hasidic reggae Matisyahu Shake off the Dust…Arise Struggla “Three thousand years with no place to be / And they want me to give up my milk and honey.”