I spent a considerable amount of time on the road last weekend. It gave the chance to do some serious radio surfing. Before I continue on this topic, I have to state that in the past I covered the topic of the differences between the attitudes in music, like how in the Blues the general theme, "You hurt me, and I'm never going to let that happen again you bitch." Country music of old days the theme was "You hurt me, but now I have a bottle and it's going to be OK." I respect both of those themes and find them both amusing.
Well I drove about 30 miles listening to new style Country music, which was basically an affirmation of, "I have my faults, but I'm becoming a better person thanks to you." After resisting a healthy vomit for 30 miles I advanced the radio to the next station was a Contemporary Christian station where the theme was basically an affirmation of, "I have my faults, but I'm becoming a better person thanks to Jesus." Needless to say I did vomit in my mouth at that point. There was absolutely no difference in the music or un-clever lyrics.
What I want to know is how can anyone accept modern Country music or Christian Music as an art form? Haven't these people ever heard an interesting sound or do they just enjoy stuffing marshmallows and mayonnaise shit into their brains?