NEWS SOURCE: PFA Media
January 29, 2021
(Nashville, TENN) | Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY today released their brand-new single and lyric video for “Amen (Reborn) [feat. Lecrae + The WRLDFMS Tony Williams],” a song about renaissance and renewal. Following the three artists’ poignant and moving performance at the 2020 Dove Awards, for KING & COUNTRY went back to the studio and reworked the track from their GRAMMY winning album burn the ships to include emotive vocals from Tony Williams, and timely wordsmithing from Lecrae. “Amen (Reborn) [feat. Lecrae + The WRLDFMS Tony Williams]” is available now.
“‘Amen’ is a song of deep personal significance to us,” Luke Smallbone shared in a statement. “It represents a sort of death and new life, a rebirth if you will.”
Joel Smallbone adds, “When we performed it last autumn at an award show with Lecrae, Tony Williams, and a gospel choir, it launched the song into another stratosphere of meaning. So, with 2020 now in the rearview mirror, we look to move past these global hardships together and start fresh with a new perspective, which is the core essence of the song. And thanks to Lecrae’s galvanizing prayer of humility along with Tony’s characteristic and purposeful voice."
for KING & COUNTRY first teamed up with Lecrae on his track “Messengers” in 2015, earning the inaugural GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song that year. Recently, for KING & COUNTRY joined with country singer/songwriters Hannah Ellis and Jackson Michelson to release “TOGETHER (The Country Collaboration)” – a brand new rendition of the duo’s No. 1 hit. This marks for KING & COUNTRY’s first country collaboration since joining Dolly Parton for the GRAMMY winning rendition of the duo’s No. 1 hit “God Only Knows.”
To ring in the new year, for KING & COUNTRY performed their No. 1 hit single “joy.” on ABC’s Good Morning America from Nashville’s historic Grand Ole Opry House. Their latest album A Drummer Boy Christmas propelled to No. 2 on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums Chart, No. 1 on the iTunes Top Albums Chart, and No. 1 on the mainstream Amazon Best Sellers – Digital Albums Chart, securing itself as a musical staple during the 2020 holiday season.