Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and JOURNEY bandmember Jonathan Cain has simply launched his new solo album, “Arise”, via Identity Records with The Fuel Music distribution.
Resonating with pleasure and a profound sense of God’s energy and charm, the recording provides a wake-up name to the church and is that this iconic artist’s sixth faith-inspired full-length venture since 2016.
Mixing model new songs with tracks from his acclaimed “Oh Lord Lead Us” EP, together with the American Songwriter-, The 700 Club-featured title observe that grew to become his largest solo hit so far, “Arise” is a name for the church’s collective voices to be heard.
“Like religion in motion, the music of ‘Arise’ strikes to the spirit of revival. God is making his presence felt right here on earth, and it is as much as us to get up, to really feel it, really feel the revival and simply dig in,” encourages Cain, who leads worship at Metropolis Of Future Church in Apopka, Florida, the place his spouse, Paula White-Cain, is pastor. “I hope that this music stirs up and awakens individuals in a means that they’ll turn into part of what God is doing.”
Encouraging this participation is “Arise”‘s anthemic lead observe, “Roar”. “Set the roar, in your reward. Set the sound, name His identify. Use your voice, let it out. Silence the enemy, shout it loud,” belts Cain amidst an uplifting refrain of voices.
“We have to put roar in our reward. We higher rise up for our religion,” says Cain. “As Christians, we should not sit by and say, ‘Nicely, politics and faith do not matter.’ They certainly do. There are lots of people that simply let established order be, and I am not considered one of them…The enemy is at our entrance door attempting to destroy this church. We’re troopers. We put on the armor of God, so be victorious. Stand within the hole with the Holy Spirit and band collectively.”
Impressed by the feast of Pentecost, which is widely known by Christians June 5 this 12 months and marks the reward of the Holy Spirit promised by Jesus and described in Acts 2, Cain penned “Upper Room” for the brand new album.
“I believe it is such an necessary feast,” says Cain, including, “For the apostles to win 3,000 souls to Jesus that day as nations from across the recognized world had been in Jerusalem, it’s virtually as extraordinary because the resurrection. And so I believed, ‘That is actually essential for our religion. That is a cornerstone factor.’ I attempt to write in regards to the cornerstones. What can we construct religion on?”
Come meet our God within the higher room
Come really feel a sound just like the driving wind
Tongues of fireside fill the higher room
Holy Spirit fill our hearts inside
(From “Upper Room” refrain)
Cain, a Chicago native, has spent a long time pouring out his musical presents in entrance of big audiences, however when not touring, he will be discovered serving his house church and has by no means been extra fulfilled than in his position as worship chief.
“Worship is ‘What do you could have for me?’ God desires to know what you are bringing,” he says. “Numerous instances individuals come to worship considering that they’ll get one thing out of this when actually, it is the precise reverse. You could lay it down on the altar for God. That is what worship is.”
Produced by Cain, blended by David Kalmusky (Justin Bieber, THE FRAY, Keith Urban),mastered by Grammy Award-winning Adam Ayan (Paul McCartney, Carrie Underwood, FOO FIGHTERS),“Arise” was recorded at Cain‘s state-of-the-art Addiction Sound Studios in Nashville with choose elements performed remotely.
“Arise” observe itemizing:
02. Beautiful Thunder
04. Oh Lord Lead Us
05. Upper Room
06. Something Greater
07. No One But You Jesus
08. Pour Myself Out
09. Worship Our Way
10. Pray To The Father
11. Freedom In Your Grace
Along with his solo music, Cain wrote and recorded new music with his band JOURNEY, which is able to release its first album of all new songs in over a decade, “Freedom”, on July 8.