Country music and faith have always been closely associated. For example, some of country’s biggest names have released faith-based country songs that seem to meld the two genres of country and gospel together. Carrie Underwood’s “Something in the Water,” and Hank William’s “I Saw The Light” are just two examples. In addition, notable artists like George Jones, Reba McEntire and Alan Jackson has released complete gospel albums. Suffice it to say, the genres overlap a lot, which brings us to the song “Days of Elijah.”
More About “Days of Elijah”
While the song “Days of Elijah” didn’t originate as a country song, its faith and gospel foundation make it relatable for all country fans. In addition, the video below showcasing U.S. Marines singing the song just make it that much more relatable. After all, what genre is more patriotic and supportive of the military than country?
The “Days of Elijah” Video
This video originated back in 2014 and features a large group of Marines singing the song during what appears to be a worship time. As they sing, loudly and boldly, many of them wrap their arms around each other and sway in time to the music. Their unbridled enthusiasm eventually results in them all jumping in the air while they continue to sing unashamed at the top of their lungs.
What’s Unique About This Video?
Admittedly, the vocal ability of these marines isn’t all that otherworldly. However, the enthusiasm displayed by these soldiers, who at any moment could be called to give their lives for their country, makes it an amazing sound to hear. In addition, the rich bass of the voices raised in unison by such a large group of men is awe-inspiring. Watch the video for yourself to hear this enthusiastic, version of the well liked worship song “Days of Elijah” by the U.S. Marines.