Throughout history, people from all generations have heard the new song sung by the choir of born-again believers who have tasted and seen the salvation of their Lord and Savior. Throughout history, followers of every tribe, tongue, and nation have joined in this celebration of salvation. As people redeemed by the blood of Jesus, they are heard singing a new song before the throne of God. If you have experienced this joy and fulfillment, then you will know what it means to be part of this choir.
In addition to their music, NewSong’s mission has inspired them to aid in various humanitarian causes. Founded in Valdosta, Georgia in 1981, the group has received twelve GMA Dove Award nominations and one Grammy Award. Since its formation, NewSong has frequently supported organizations that help abandoned children. For several years, the group collaborated with World Vision to help these groups. In 2006, they joined forces with Holt International, an organization that helps rescue and rehabilitate orphaned children.
“New Song” is the band’s first single from their 2019 album, ‘Fine Line.’ The song is an ’80s synth pop single that depicts the struggle of living in the past while battling the forces of change. The song starts slow and melancholic, but soon builds to a crescendo of tubular bells that creates a sense of euphoria. While the band’s previous music seemed desolate and apathetic, this song is a step in the right direction.
While new song originated in Chile, its popularity spread throughout Latin America and the rest of the world. A musician from Uruguay adapted these songs and made them popular in France and Spain. In Cuba, Pablo Milanes pioneered what became known as “protest music.” In the United States, the new song, also known as nueva trova, uses traditional poetic structures and musical idioms as symbols of resistance. There is no denying that the Chilean New Song is a powerful and diverse genre, capturing the pain and hope of millions of people throughout the continent.
Another method for generating new song ideas is to improvise melodies. This technique is particularly useful when trying to decide what subject to write about. During improvising, you might discover words and phrases that fit the music. Oftentimes, improvising melodies is the beginning of an idea generating machine. It also helps you focus on chords and lyric ideas. You’ll be surprised at how much you can learn from this process!
The live-action movie “Cruella” starred Emma Stone and Tyler Hubbard. “Death Row” was written with these two country stars as part of their 2020 ministry trip to Nashville. The three singers played music for nearly 50 death row inmates and learned about their stories. This experience inspired Rhett and his fellow musicians to write a song about this encounter. When you’re listening to his new single, don’t miss the live-action movie’s soundtrack, “Where We Started.”