Los Angeles, CA (July 10, 2020)
GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free, the youth movement born out of Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia, announces the release of two brand new singles, “World Outside Your Window” and “As I Am.” Out now with accompanying live videos, the new music is a combination of studio and live recordings featuring lead vocals from Young & Free’s Josh Grimmett and Melodie Wagner.
Watch “As I am (Live)’:
Watch “World Outside Your Window (Live)”:
“Verna Myers says “Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance.” “We’ve been waiting a couple years for the right time to release ‘As I Am’ and we believe this is a timely song for the beautiful reality of Gods inclusive nature and diverse creation,” said Laura Toggs about “As I Am.” “We’re ALL welcome to sit at the table of the Lord… and as the ‘Young & Free’ team, we choose to stand in solidarity and say that ‘Black Lives Matter.’ May this song minister to those who are in pain right now and exhort us all to fight for equality, just as Jesus has made a way for every single one of us.”
About “World Outside Your Window,” Toggs continues, “Is it possible that there’s a world outside our windows that we could easily allow to pass us by? We have the best news in the world… so let’s not be silent, let’s lift our voice and make it loud… Jesus is the answer. ‘World Outside Your Window’ is a call to salvation that inspires an anthem for all creation. It’s full of faith and celebration that we believe is necessary as the world seeks answers in such tumultuous times.”
“World Outside Your Window” and “As I Am” are Young & Free’s fourth and fifth singles to drop in 2020 and release on the heels of the group’s current radio single “Never Have I Ever” that received eight adds out of the box, and is already appearing as “new & active” on the Christian Airplay and Hot AC charts. They also follow the group’s earlier breakout songs “Lord Send Revival” and “Best Friends,” which remains the highest audio debut of any Hillsong track to date, having already accumulated 6.3M+ global streams, peaking at #1 on the Hot AC chart.