Blessed with a voice that is both smoky and sweet, Lauren Daigle has forged a unique sound that combines soulful, heart-in-throat vulnerability with the passionate fire to serve God. Building off of her Centricity Music debut, the How Can It Be Deluxe Edition is ripe with the kind of compelling lyrics and engaging melodies that invite listeners to draw closer to their creator. The deluxe edition features the radio hits "How Can It Be", "First" and "Trust In You" that have endeared Lauren to listeners worldwide. Two brand-new songs, two stripped down versions of fan favorites plus a live recording of the triumphant "How Can It Be" have been added to make this release a fan favorite.
In a short time, Dove Award-winning artist Lauren Daigle has made an impressive mark on the Christian music scene.
She received a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, won 3 Dove Awards, and won the 2015 K-LOVE Fan Award for Worship Song of the Year. Her debut album How Can It Bereached #1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums Chart and #1 on the iTunes Christian Gospel Top Albums Chart with over 200,000 album sales and 600,000 track sales.Her singles How Can It Be and First both reached #1 on the iTunes Christian Songs Chart and #1 on the Christian Digital Tracks Chart with First also reaching #1 on the NCA radio chart. She has toured with many well-known artists including Hillsong United, Kari Jobe, David Crowder, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, and many others.
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Centricity Music's Lauren Daigle is taking over CCM at a ridiculously fast pace. And the most beautiful part? It's all hard-earned and well-deserved.
The powerhouse worshipper became Christian music's breakout artist in 2014 with her hit single "How Can It Be" and has been going strong ever since with the mega success of her debut album in 2015. Touring with the likes of WinterJam, Hillsong United and labelmates Aaron Shust and Jason Gray, Lauren has brought crowds of thousands to a special place of worship with her unique, smoky vocals and reverent stage presence.
As an extension of her debut How Can It Be, Lauren is releasing a Deluxe Edition of the album featuring 2 brand new songs, 2 acoustic versions of favorites and a live recording of the title track.
Already released hits "First," "How Can It Be," "Trust In You," "Loyal" and "I Am Yours" occupy the first part of the album before heading into new territory. The first of two brand new songs we get with this project, "Now Is Forever," is a beautifully crafted track. Taking listeners straight into an atmosphere of praise, Lauren's strong and steady vocals soar over stunning lyrics for a truly moving moment. "Wordless," the second brand new song, is an equally gorgeous time of worship. With creatively worded lines centering on the awe of being in Christ's presence, Lauren's tender yet bold voice breathes life into the song and creates another remarkable moment.
Moving on to new versions of old(er) favorites, "First (Deluxe Sessions)" features a engaging string section, slowing down the song a bit and making it a softer moment. Yet again Lauren's vocals really shine here, especially towards the end of the track. Another powerful favorite, "Come Alive (Dry Bones) (Deluxe Sessions)" is also slowed down quite a bit, leaving space for the redemptive lyrics to be better meditated on and for Lauren's graceful voice to be enjoyed more. A live recording of "How Can It Be" ends the album, proving to be a special moment of remembrance for those who got to catch Lauren on tour recently. The song truly is a liberating anthem of freedom, only made stronger here with the live atmosphere.
The Bottom Line:How Can It Be (Deluxe Version) serves as a good space filler until the next full-length release from Lauren, offering both brand new songs and renewed versions of previous favorites. With incredibly moving and well-crafted lyrics presented by Lauren's sincere and bold voice, this is about as good as worship music gets. Good things are indeed ahead for Lauren Daigle as she continues to prove why she's CCM's fastest rising artist in years.
Song To Download Now:
"Now Is Forever" (Get it on iTunes here.)
it's a catch phrase for every believer.| Posted February 23, 2017 its a must buy for every christian
.....the album Come Alive..Dry bones brings hopes hopes that are dead to spring forth life,it encourages a christian to hold unto faith,just like in the valley of dry bone Ezekiel called on God and he came through,every video should portray a meaningful message about what it's been programmed for