Posted by Craig Borlase on 29 May 2015

1985 was a good year for music.

Old definitions were redefined and pop became the mixing bowl of visual and sonic art...

 

 

the cure circa 1985

   

 

 And Hip-Hop artists were a long way from the pantomime villains they are today...

So what about the church? Well, one mainstream TV programme picked up on one of the most popular worship groups of the day: the Fisherfolk.

FF International WP1985

 It doesn’t take a genius to work out that in 1985 the Fisherfolk were a little behind the musical curve in 1985. But before you snigger into your hipster flat white, have a look at this...

 

42 albums into their career and the Fisherfolk moved into an economically depressed area. They shared their royalties and devoted themselves to living like the early church far more than like mini-rock stars. 

Perhaps we should care a little less about how current we sound.

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