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Cherith Christian Gospel Music Group | Northern Ireland |

Cherith was a top Christian band in their native Northern Ireland from the late seventies to the late eighties, with numerous appearances in concerts and church halls throughout north and south of Ireland and England. BBC and Downtown Radio appearances were common and the group picked up an Irish Gospel Music Award. back in 1982 (long before Irish Christian Music Awards were invented. This is not to be confused with the current Northern Ireland Gospel Music Awards) - no doubt, recognition by publishers of Irish secular music of Cherith's unique contribution to Irish Christian music as a whole. Cherith enjoyed popularity across all shades of evangelicalism and this was never more evident than when they guested "The Cleft" on New Years' Eve five years running. Punchy, close harmonies and capella vocals were the band's. . . Read more. . .

Amazing Grace Lyrics

Amazing Grace | John Newton

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found;
Was blind, but now I see.

’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
And…Read more

Discover the Legacy of Cherith's Christian Rock Songs! 

In the late 70s and early 80s, Cherith faced considerable opposition from traditional churches in Northern Ireland who cared little for any kind of amplification at the altar or cable twixt choir and chancel. Despite these minor irritations, by…Read more

Rend Collective Experiment Explained

Rend Collective, previously known as the Rend Collective Experiment, is a Northern Irish, Christian experimental, worship and folk-rock band. They originate from Bangor, Northern Ireland. The group consists of:

Gareth Gilkeson; Band leader and drummer
Chris Llewelly: Lead vocals…Read more

Love is the Answer. . . Or So I've Been Told 

The old recording studio was partitioned at the end cubicle of a chicken run. It was a freezing January evening with no heat inside. As I sat in a creeking chair gazing at a wall of expensive electronics, my breath…Read more

First Time Visitor?

If you're here for the first time and wish to learn more about Cherith (southern gospel music group) and their music, please visit the Bio page where you can read more about the band's members and its history. While you're…Read more
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