Update on versions of Amazing Grace
July 14, 2017 11:47 AM   Subscribe

I'd love some updated suggestions of beautiful versions of the song, "Amazing Grace"... Previously.. I am most interested in modern and/or rock versions. thanks all!
posted by calgirl to Society & Culture (8 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
dropkick murphys has a celtic punk version! i'm sorry i can't link it (youtube is being difficult for me right now) but it's easily accessible there if you search.
posted by carlypennylane at 11:59 AM on July 14, 2017

Modern gospel okay? The Gaither Vocal Band does a good rendition.
posted by Melismata at 1:31 PM on July 14, 2017

I've always been partial to The Lemonheads' sprightly punk/powerpop/rock/thrashy version, back from when The Lemonheads were awesome.
posted by Dr. Wu at 1:49 PM on July 14, 2017 [1 favorite]

Ani DiFranco does a nice version on her album Dialate.
posted by 4ster at 2:14 PM on July 14, 2017 [1 favorite]

I have to admit, I always enjoyed this rendition at the end of the otherwise weird-as-hell Maverick remake.
posted by WCityMike at 5:56 PM on July 14, 2017

It disturbs me that someone produced this rendition, presumably not as a parody.

But, seriously, there's also "Broken Vessels", by Hillsong Worship, which is a quite nice rendition.

And here's the aforementioned Dropkick Murphys' rendition -- the punk kicks in at 1m8s.
posted by WCityMike at 6:05 PM on July 14, 2017

Try Tramaine Hawkins -- great version.

posted by gilast at 11:01 AM on July 15, 2017

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