• Hillsong Worship's "Prince Of Heaven" Song Story & Acoustic Performance

    Thursday, December 07, 2017

    "We are really passionate about the idea ... about Christmas music being also worshipful. Because the whole premise of Christmas inspires worship." - Brooke (Fraser) Ligertwood

    In this Behind the Music, Brooke and Michael of Hillsong Worship perform an acoustic version of their new Christmas song "Prince Of Heaven" and then talk about how the lyrics and song's premise came together.

    And, if you're interested in hearing Michael's tips for playing "Prince Of Heaven" on guitar - make sure to watch the segment to the end.

    For more Christmas music 24/7 check out the Air1 Christmas Player.

    Blanca's "Real Love" Song Story & Official Music Video

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    In her recently released video: Blanca - Story Behind The Song "Real Love,Blanca invites us to learn more about her life, emotions and the moments where she encountered God, while writing her new song "Real Love." 

    She begins with these words...

    "So, the last year or so has been a pretty challenging year, I've gone through, definitely, some valleys. And, a lot of people may know, my mom was sick and she passed away in December. So, there was a lot, kind of, I was having to work through for this new season. So I entered writing a new record, which is a very exciting time, none the less; but, I definitely had a lot on my heart and a lot that I wanted to talk about."

    Blanca continues her story by sharing a vignette from one of her writing sessions with a fellow songwriter - Emily.  Check out these videos to hear that account, plus the rest of the song story, and to watch her performance of the song "Real Love":

    And now for the performance: 

    "In everything that I do. Every song that I write. Every time I step on a stage. Every time I'm trying to be a mother to my son or a good wife to my husband - it's not about me trying to be perfect. But, it's about me accepting this is who I am, who God's made me. And, His love is more than enough, for me. So, this is real love..." - Blanca

    Matthew West's New Song "Broken Things" Takes Him to A Place of Worship

    Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Usually confident in his ability to remain composed during song performances, Matthew admits that he reacts differently when singing "Broken Things" a new song from his album All In (September 22, 2017):

    "I kind of had a hard time even getting through the writing and recording process without, kind of, being brought to tears," Matthew reflects, "there's something about these lyrics ... that brought me to a real place of worship, every time. Even when I hear it now, the chorus says:

    “I'm just a beggar in the presence of a King
    I wish I could bring so much more
    But if it's true that You use broken things
    Then here I am Lord, I'm all Yours.”

     

    Openly honest about his own personal struggles over the years, Matthew says he's in awe over how God still uses him a 'broken thing'...

    “There's a whole lot of times in my life where I feel disqualified. As if I've messed up too many times and, if grace is a kingdom, I'm just gonna hang outside the gates. But, time and time again, day after day, morning after morning, God invites me inside those gates and says, 'Come on. I'm going to use you in a powerful way.' Our God's in the business of using broken people and broken things.”

    Watch his performance video for "Broken Things" here:

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