the Friday pickle - does bringing mainstream songs into the worship set score big or simply fail?

Posted by Craig Borlase on 16 August 2013

No joke - I once heard someone rebuild that timeless classic ‘More Love, More Power’ around the riff from Seven Nation Army. It worked. Sort of.

What’s your take on it all? Is bringing mainstream melodies into the church a profoundly good and time-honored thing? Or is it the slippery slope to some seriously weird musical moments?

If you import, what songs work best?

If don’t, why not?

And whatever your preference, what’s the weirdest combination you’ve ever encountered?

 

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