The new song of Revelation 5 is about the death of Jesus, and the creation of a new life. It praises the Lamb for the redemptive work of Christ’s blood. We are to be singing a new song to the Lord, as David did for his deliverance and forgiveness. The Holy Spirit can draw our attention to our needs and draw us out of distractions.
NewSong is an American contemporary Christian music group that formed in 1981. Their work has earned them twelve GMA Dove Award nominations and one Grammy Award nomination. Throughout their career, the group has supported charities that work with orphans and abandoned children. They have been involved with organizations such as World Vision since the early 1990s, and in 2006, they began collaborating with Holt International. The group began as four members Eddie Carswell, Bobby Apon, and Billy Goodwin.
The nueva cancion movement gained popularity throughout Latin America, where it became a powerful force for positive social change. Initially, nueva cancion was seen as a reaffirmation of traditional culture, but as time progressed, it became more politicized and integral to social movements. The rise of military dictatorships and increasing economic and social conditions in the region fueled the need for social change and the new song emerged to address those issues.
The new song is “Waking Up Dreaming.” The band announced the new track Monday and dropped it Friday. It’s their first new music in four years. The video for “Waking Up Dreaming” was directed by Alex Turner. It features Twain’s trademark cowboy hat and colorful outfits.