What's the story behind "Soundproof"?
Our 18th CD, Soundproof, was first released in download in October 20, 2010. The CD followed shortly thereafter.
Why would any self-respecting rock band title their CD Soundproof? Doesn't "soundproof" seem to suggest that other people won't be able to hear you? Well, yes … and no.
ApologetiX is all about giving scripturally (and logically) sound proof for why we believe what we believe. As 1 Peter 3:15 says:
"But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect …"
Of course, no matter how gentle and respectful our answers are, or how scripturally and logically sound our proof is, there are many people who still won't hear any of it. Why? In Jeremiah 6:10, God says:
"To whom can I speak and give warning? Who will listen to me? Their ears are closed so they cannot hear. The word of the LORD is offensive to them; they find no pleasure in it."
Those people choose to put God—and Christians who try to share His Word—in a soundproof box. Since they'd prefer that we keep quiet, we recorded this CD with acoustic guitars and a grand piano (along with bass and drums) to make it a little quieter.
But our sentiments toward them are summed up in the title and lyrics to one of the tracks on this CD, "Wish You Could Hear."