gospely

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gospely (comparative more gospely, superlative most gospely)

  1. Alternative form of gospelly
    • 1988 September 23, Bill Wyman, “The world's most advanced rock star”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      He turns R & B ribaldry into a polymorphously perverse 80s salaciousness; whatever gospely religiosity remains imbedded in his soul he has recreated into a sometimes sincere ("The Cross") but nonetheless suspicious amalgam of sex, love, death, masturbation, incest, wishful transsexuality, and voyeurism.
    • 1994, SPIN - Jul 1994[2], page 74:
      But too many of them are vague ballads, and too many are gospely, horn-section, jump-blues kitsch.