Jesus Christ Morningstar

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Jesus Christ Morningstar
📅 ReleasedDecember 1998
⏳ Length70:35
🏷️ LabelParodudes
🤑 ProducerKarl Messner
ApologetiX chronology
Ticked
(1997)
Jesus Christ Morningstar
(1998)
Biblical Graffiti
(1999)

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Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Cross Rhythms9/10 stars[1]

Jesus Christ Morningstar is the fourth album by Christian parody band ApologetiX. 4 songs from the album (1 of them having a new intro & another 2 being live) were later included on the band's greatest hits album, 2 others were included on Hits: The Road, while "Narrow Way To Heaven" was later featured on Chosen Ones.

Track listing[edit]

All parody lyrics written by J. Jackson

  1. "Hotel Can't Afford Ya" - 6:27
    • Parody of "Hotel California" by The Eagles.
  2. "Go Right Now" - 2:16
    • Parody of "All Right Now" by Free.
  3. "Apostle Me" - 3:12
    • Parody of "Rock'n Me" by the Steve Miller Band.
  4. "Jesus (Sermon On The Mount)" - 1:53
    • Parody of "Venus" by Shocking Blue, this recording based on the version by Bananarama.
  5. "Temple Physician" - 3:01
    • Parody of "Pinball Wizard" by The Who.
  6. "Love & Kisses" - 3:44
    • Parody of "Rock & Roll All Nite" by KISS.
  7. "Parable Guy" - 8:21
  8. "I'll Prepare For You" - 3:07
    • Parody of "I'll Be There For You" by The Rembrandts.
  9. "I Have To Die First" - 4:12
    • Parody of "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor.
  10. "Didn't Just Die" - 3:06
    • Parody of "Live & Let Die" by Wings.
  11. "Died & Rose" - 3:20
    • Parody of "China Grove" by The Doobie Brothers.
  12. "You May Be Bright" - 3:57
  13. "L.S.F." - 3:22
    • Parody of "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" by The Beatles.
  14. "Spirit Inside" - 4:05
    • Parody of "Spirit in the Sky" by Norman Greenbaum.
  15. "Walk His Way" - 3:04
    • Parody of "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith.
  16. "John 1:1" - 2:01
    • Parody of "Fun, Fun, Fun" by The Beach Boys.
  17. "Narrow Way To Heaven" - 8:03
    • Parody of "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin.
  18. "Fakey Shaky Parts" - 3:15
    • Parody of "Achy Breaky Heart" by Billy Ray Cyrus.

Personnel[edit]

  • J. Jackson: Lead vocals
  • Karl Messner: Guitar, background vocals
  • Keith Haynie: Bass
  • David McKee: Drums
  • Bill Hubauer: Keyboards

Additional personnel[edit]

  • B.J. Collins: Keyboards on "Fakey Shaky Parts" & "Jesus (Sermon On The Mount)"

Production[edit]

  • Produced, engineered, mixed & mastered by: Karl Messner
  • Recorded at: Studio Lelia

See also[edit]

  • Parody music

References[edit]

  1. Rimmer, Mike (August 1999). "ApologetiX - Jesus Christ Morning Star". Cross Rhythms (52).

External links[edit]


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