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Aug 4, 2011 ... God is tough to find in popular music these days. ... But as Carter's analysis of the charts indicates, country musicians and ... In fact, some consider that one of the genre's strongest pulls — especially in a society where there is a .... (spiritual themes), and pop does have some religious undertones in songs.


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Mar 28, 2018 ... As rumours circulate that Justin Bieber is recording a Christian album, here are some ... The inference seems to be that pop songs with a religious theme are automatically awful or, at least, don't fit in the charts. ... There's a strong spiritual theme running throughout U2's career - at one point, they even ...


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