Carolyn Arends Announces Upcoming Single with Amy Grant

On August 20, Carolyn Arends will release "Without Music," the fifth single from her Recognition project. Featuring shimmering acoustic production and Amy Grant as the guest vocalist, "Without Music" celebrates the enduring power of music. "The song unfolded just the way the lyrics suggest I sat down to write a cynical protest song, but the song had a mind of its own," Arends shares. "It instead became an ode to the gift that God has given us in music. The fact that we still make music, especially during difficult times, reveals what a powerful and necessary treasure music really is." Arends is particularly delighted by the collaboration with Amy Grant. "I just kept hearing Amy's voice on this track," she explains, "so I reached out to her and I was thrilled when she agreed to sing on it. Her artistry helped me learn to love[…] Source