Friday, January 26, 2007

Finn Fundamentals



Everyone Is Here, By the Finn Brothers

When the brothers opine about God, I'm puzzled. If it's see-through theology you want, you won't find it here. Everyone Is Here is a simmering broth of meet-you-where-you're-at humanity. With awakening acoustics and hand-in-glove harmonies, it's an album that might just furnish a home in your heart.

4 comments:

michael jensen said...

Hey, how did you come accross this then? Aussie (or NZ) music travels a long way!

Sarah Onderdonk said...

i fell in love with crowded house in the 80's... then spent much of the 90's listening to Veggie Tales Silly Songs with Larry and Bob... the kids are now in school... todd gave me an i-pod for Christmas... i just discovered i-tunes... oh, MY! have you heard the live versions of weather with you, don't dream, etc.?

michael, do you understand where they're coming from with respect to God? i found a review of this album by a seminary professor who loosely connected them to U2, message-wise. in some respects, they're about as clear as ricouer... at least in my mind.
but what captivating music...

michael jensen said...

I am fairly confident that they have no God-connection. At least that I know of... I have heard the Finns interviewed and they never mention anything about it. Whether they had a church upbringing is kept quiet. Of course, the drummer of Crowded House sadly committed suicide not long ago.

michael jensen said...

I am fairly confident that they have no God-connection. At least that I know of... I have heard the Finns interviewed and they never mention anything about it. Whether they had a church upbringing is kept quiet. Of course, the drummer of Crowded House sadly committed suicide not long ago.