Red Letter Read

Red Letter Read

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Red Letter Read is a God honoring Christian Rock/Power Pop band. Our music is clean and upbeat, with a sound that sits somewhere between Lincoln Brewster and Fireflight. RLR is a band that is experienced, dedicated, and very easy to work with.

Biography

Lets start with the name shall we? The "Read" is past tense. Then again, it would be unlikely we would be playing "Christian" Rock without having read (there’s that word again) the red letters already. Make since?

Guitarist Yannik Morales and I (Vie) began writing songs together and eventually formed a secular band called Panic in 2000. After about four years and a few minor victories (see discography below), the band dissolved without fanfare or strife. During this time however, I was growing in my faith and gaining a desire to play and write Christian music. I had also been playing on my church worship team since 2002, which was my first real exposure to Christian music and hymns. The breakup of Panic had also led me to write and record my first Christian CD, As For Me And My Music… Although it was a great learning experience, I was never comfortable with being a solo artist. Having always played in bands I wanted to go back to that format. In addition, I always knew that anything I did I wanted Yannik to be a part of. Besides, we both had a growing desire to make music that would honor God and make a difference.

That said, in Feb of 2009 Yannik and I formed Red Letter Read. A band in which we hope God will use to bless many people through. We have also added a shot of youth to the band with drummer Taylor DiModica. Taylor had done some percussion work on my solo CD as well… So in 2009 RLR presses on with our debut CD set for release sometime in Aug/Sept with live shows to follow. RLR's will always be upbeat, family friendly and positive.

Lyrics

My Lord My Jesus

Written By: Vie

How could we turn away from you?
Why do we look unto a man?
Think we’re healing our land

It’s something only You can do
We should return to You our praise
Lift You up in every way

How could we fall from such a place?
Reflection, then forget our face
So lost if You should turn away
Put back the trust we had in You
The only thing that we can do
Will someone hear me when I say
That we need Him?
We need to believe in

My Lord, My Lord, My Jesus

Church on the corner of our streets
As we are blindly passing by
Is the Son not in our eyes?

The echo of the closing doors
And with all the feet that move across our floors
Is there beauty anymore?

The Great I Am

Written By: Vie

Hear me Lord I pray
Bring her home to you one day
How lonely is the place of unbelieving?
For You have made a way
And prepared for us a place
Where those who fall asleep in You will go

When you can’t hold on
When it’s time to say I’m sorry
When you can’t hold on

Give yourself unto the great I Am
And you will come to
Drink the living water from His hand.

Many waiting there
They came from everywhere
Just shining from His light and their reunion
So don’t you miss that day
It’s in everybody’s fate
Yes you can choose the place that you will go

When you can’t hold on
When it’s time to say I’m sorry Lord
When you can’t hold on

Give yourself unto the great I Am
And you will come to
Drink the living water from His hand.
Give yourself unto the great I Am
You’ll never be alone again
Life in the Son Of Man

Breathless

Written By: Vie

Was just the other day
I heard somebody saying
That they believe there is no God.

Why should I be surprised?
People do what’s right in their own eyes
And everyone has got their own truth

I wish that they could see
All of the things that I see

You hold me
You mold me
You leave me breathless (breathless)
You made me
You saved me
You leave me breathless (breathless)

So wont you take a look?
At the words of the Holy Book are
Are you afraid of what you might find?

He was raised in only three days
Made a way for you to be saved
For those who knock the door is opened

The gift He gives is free
His love eternally

You hold me
You mold me
You leave me breathless (breathless)
You made me
You saved me
You leave me breathless (breathless)

Love the Lord with all your heart and
All your soul and your strength.
Love the Lord above with all your mind.

His goodness and His love will follow
All the days of your life and you will
Dwell within His house forever more.

Discography

Plumbline - (2009)

As For Me And My Music... - Vie Solo CD (2007)
Singles: Little Miss Sin, Therefore and Goodbye all received worldwide radio airplay via The Intro syndicated radio program. Little Miss Sin was #3 for the year 2007 in The Intro Indie Contest.

Panic:
A Tribute To Enuff Znuff - (Dreamland Discs national release 2005) Single/ Your Hearts No Good.

Solano Pulse - Solano Pulse (Vacaville Reporter/Solano County release 2004) Single/ Feedback.

Set List

We currently have an hour+ set of original music. Although this band is just starting live dates, we have a combined 1000+ shows under our belts.