US Catholic Faith in Real Life

Listen: Give the People What They Want

By Danny Duncan Collum |
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Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings (Daptone Records, 2014)

If what the people want is music with deep roots, honest emotions, and spiritual fire, then this album title is appropriate.

2013: The Year in Music

Online Editor |
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As we wrap up 2013 and look ahead to a new year in 2014, some of the U.S. Catholic music reviewers took a look back at some of the top songs of the year. Each writer picked two songs they found to be significant, engaging, or spiritual. The ten songs span the genres, from chart-topping pop hits to lesser known folk tunes. Have a listen and soak up the sounds of 2013.

Listen: Wise Up Ghost

By Nicholas Liao |
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Elvis Costello and The Roots (Blue Note, 2013)

The coupling might raise a few eyebrows, but Elvis Costello and hip-hop outfit The Roots have more in common than one might think.

Watch: Gravity

By John Christman |
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Directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Warner Bros., 2013)