Rock 'N' Roll Worship Circus|
9/21/04, Morning Star Fellowship, Bechtelsville, PA
I can very easily say what I’m about to say. Rock 'N' Roll Worship Circus has
easily one of the best live worship shows today. If anyone ever tells you that you need bright flashy
lights to put on a show, and the band needs to be jumping around to worship then they haven’t seen RRWC.
They play worship the way it was meant to be played. It's not about themselves, but about the music and
the connection with God. And it doesn't hurt that they also have some of the coolest on-stage clothing.
The Bible says to bring your best before God and they certainly do. Rock 'N' Roll Worship Circus
opened up the show by playing their entire new EP The Listening in order. Hearing “Untitled”
and the worshipful “I Love the Rain” ballad live again brought back some wonderful memories. It’s hard
to capture a live sound on CD and hearing “Like I Do,” “The Way That Love Is Made,” and “Dead Man” live
for the first time was amazing. One eerie song flowed into another as they played “Open the Gates,”
the intro to “The Undiscovered,” which is the coolest song to hear live. That opened up the more
mellow set of “We Sing Glory,” “Blood of Jesus” and “Gift Of Cool.” This led into “Loving You”,
the first song off of their national debut record Welcome To The Rock 'N' Roll Worship Circus
and closing with a brand new song yet to be recorded on one of the band's records.
“Triple Fascination” was a treat to hear again. We first heard it live at Creation this year
after the guys had written the song during a recent sound check. This version was completely revamped,
polished, pumped up and it sounded great.
For an unplanned encore, lead vocalist Gabe Wilson came out and prayed and led everyone in singing
“The Blessed Tune,” which he dedicated to the concert promoter's daughter (who's favorite song it was).
The thing that’s great about seeing them live, besides the music, is they are so real with their
message of letting the words speak for themselves and not being flashy - just letting the Spirit move.
From their classic 60’s style suits to their humble artistry, this is one band you don’t want to miss live.
-- Kevin Chamberlin, 10/1/04