De Novo Dhal rocked. Not just in the generic sense, but in the broken strings and drum sticks sense. They were powerful…and sweet. Second, they were down-to-earth.
Reggae is the primary ingredient of Street Gospels, but by no means the only one. With punk running generally under the covers and surfacing occasionally on tracks like "Walls Fall Down" and even more so on "Gunships," soul is more overt. Soulful vocals, especially in the harmonies, roots each song without exception in something genuine, so much so that the album doesn't miss a beat on the a capella "Hush." In fact, the song is essential to Street Gospel’s flow.