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  • "Attitude" from The Healing Of Harms
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  • "Brand New Day" from Unbreakable
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  • "Desperate" from For Those Who Wait
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  • "Die Free (feat. Kevin Young)" from Die Free (feat. Kevin Young) (Single)
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  • "Escape" from Now
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  • "For Those Who Wait" from For Those Who Wait
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  • "Forever" from Unbreakable
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  • "He Weeps " from Now
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  • "I Won't Look Back" from I Won't Look Back (Single)
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  • "It's You" from The Healing Of Harms
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  • "Keep Your Head Up (Radio Version)" from Keep Your Head Up (Radio Version) (Single)
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  • "Keeping Me Alive " from Now
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  • "Lightning" from Innova
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  • "Resuscitate" from Innova
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  • "Safety" from Innova
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  • "So Help Me God" from Unbreakable
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  • "Stand Up" from Unbreakable
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  • "Stay Close" from Now
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  • "The Hunger" from Unbreakable
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  • "Unbreakable" from Unbreakable
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  • "Waiting" from The Healing Of Harms
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  • "We Are Alive" from Innova
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  • "Who We Are" from Who We Are: The Head And The Heart
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  • "Wrapped In Your Arms" from Unbreakable
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  • "You Decide (feat. Josh Brown of Day Of Fire)" from The Healing Of Harms
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  • "You Gave Me A Promise" from Unbreakable
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    Latest News
    Fireflight Speaks to Anxiety and Depression With New Single
    (Monday, August 16, 2021)
    The 2nd Annual Grizzly Awards Announces Winners Including Fireflight & The Protest
    (Sunday, February 21, 2021)
    Fireflight Comes Full Circle With 'Who We Are: The Head And The Heart'
    (Sunday, October 04, 2020)
    Rock Band Fireflight To Release Title Track For Upcoming Album
    (Monday, September 07, 2020)
    Long-time Christian Rock band Fireflight Plans Listening Party for New Album
    (Tuesday, August 18, 2020)
    Fireflight's "Unbreakable" Single Certified Gold
    (Tuesday, August 11, 2020)
    Fireflight Begins Production for Upcoming Record
    (Friday, September 13, 2019)
    Fireflight Joins Rockfest Records Family
    (Monday, February 18, 2019)
    Fireflight Lead Singer Dawn Michele to Release First Solo Worship Album 'Surrender'
    (Thursday, September 06, 2018)
    Fireflight Releases 'Die Free' Single Aug. 3
    (Thursday, July 19, 2018)
    ​Fireflight Unveils New Single and Lyric Video 'I Won't Look Back'
    (Friday, March 02, 2018)
    As We Ascend and Fireflight Among Collabs for 6th Annual WE LOVE Awards Performance Tonight
    (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)
    Fireflight To Release 'I Won't Look Back' Single February 9
    (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)
    ​Fireflight Lead Singer To Release Solo Worship Album
    (Tuesday, December 05, 2017)
    Fireflight and Ryan Stevenson Release 'Star Wars' Tunes
    (Thursday, May 04, 2017)
    More than 60,000 Attend 6th Annual WE LOVE Christian Music Awards
    (Sunday, February 19, 2017)
    NRT Announces New Christian Music Documentary Featuring 20+ Artists and Bands
    (Wednesday, March 09, 2016)
    WE LOVE Nominee Levi Whalen Unveils New Single
    (Monday, December 07, 2015)
    Year 4 Of the We Love Christian Music Awards Is Most Diverse Yet
    (Friday, December 04, 2015)
    Everfound Song Featured In New Pureflix Movie Trailer
    (Saturday, September 05, 2015)
    Jon Foreman Nominated For Two San Diego Music Awards
    (Thursday, August 20, 2015)
    Fireflight's Safety Returns to Top of Charts, Receives Dove Award Nomination
    (Monday, August 17, 2015)
    Shonlock Reaches #1 On The Billboard CHR/Hot AC Chart With Single "Beyond This World"
    (Wednesday, August 05, 2015)
    Newsboys Partner With Make A Wish Foundation To Visit Special Fan
    (Saturday, August 01, 2015)
    5,000th Child Helped by Show Hope to Be Adopted by Glenn and Wendy Drennan of Fireflight
    (Thursday, July 30, 2015)
    Jamie Grace Celebrates Two No. 1 Radio Hits
    (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
    Chris Tomlin Reveals Details Of New Live Christmas Record
    (Saturday, June 13, 2015)
    Fireflight's Dawn Michele Welcomes First Baby
    (Tuesday, March 24, 2015)
    Fireflight Teases Music Video for "We Are Alive"
    (Friday, February 20, 2015)
    Jamie Grace Hosts Girl's Night Out in Atlanta
    (Monday, February 16, 2015)
    Skillet and for KING & COUNTRY Share the Stage to Melt Faces as WinterJam Launches
    (Wednesday, January 07, 2015)
    Fireflight's 2015 Holds 15th Band Anniversary and Independent Album INNOVA
    (Monday, January 05, 2015)
    New Year's Resolution Round-Up (2015 Edition)
    (Thursday, January 01, 2015)
    Manic Drive, Fireflight, Last Watch and More to Join One Life Tour
    (Thursday, October 23, 2014)
    Fireflight's Dawn Michele Announces Pregnancy
    (Wednesday, September 10, 2014)
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    Fireflight has always been a band unafraid to offer heart-on-their-sleeves honesty, extending the same invitation to their listeners. With Who We Are, Fireflight is returning from a five year breather to offer up a powerful and timely identity statement.

    Who We Are, which will release as two parts (The Head and The Heart), is both a homecoming and something entirely new for the veteran rock group. For this project, founding guitarist and backing vocalist Justin Cox rejoined bandmates Dawn Michele (vocals), Glenn Drennen (guitar) and Wendy Drennen (bass), restoring the band’s founding lineup. Although the band’s last album, 2015’s Innova, was a venture into independently created electronic music, this time around the band set a course back towards rock and roll – teaming with Josiah Prince (Disciple) at the producing helm and a newfound partnership with Rockfest Records. 

    Who We Are was created following years off the road, years where each of the band members had other jobs to provide financially– allowing them to return to making music purely for the music’s sake. “We said ‘let’s create another record, this time with our support coming from a label that’s independent, a label that’s created for artists by artists,’” singer Dawn Michele recalls. “It’s a totally different experience being able to create under those circumstances. I think it reignited the spark for us.” 

    That reignited spark is exactly what you’ll hear on album lead single “Who We Are,” a rousing rock anthem from The Head half of the album that seems custom-fit for current events – despite being written a few years ago. The song invites us out of helplessness and into our true identity. “As God’s children, we are the people who are supposed to be the ones who are showing love to others,” Dawn shares. “We’re the ones that are here to be a healing power for the broken systems, the things that are built around man’s ideas.”

    Dawn continues with an idea that serves as the album’s crux in our moment of cultural crisis: “I think this is a really interesting opportunity for those of us who follow God to step up and show what God’s love is made of. It’s here for us the day after the disaster. It’s here for us when we have nothing left to give. Now we just have God’s love to give, because we’ve run out of everything we could do on our own power a long time ago.”

    In the same way that Fireflight affirms the presence of God through our deepest struggles, they also invite us to be present with each other– something the band models by example. “We’ve always tried to be open with our struggles and open with where we are as human beings,” Glenn Drennen says. “I think that’s powerful, when you hear that someone you know understands where you are.” 

    “A lot of times, people have come alongside others and have tried to fix them,” Glenn adds. “It comes from a good place, but a lot of times all we want to hear is that they believe us. Not that they’re going to be able to fix it, not that they have the answer for it, but that they believe what we are going through is a real thing.”

    “The authenticity that we need to strive for is addressed in that song,” shares Justin Cox, who speaks from several years of experience serving the church in a corporate worship setting. “This isn’t a show. This is your relationship with God. This is your relationship with the people that you go to church with. This is so that you know Him.” 

    Taking the last few years at their own pace allowed the band to dig into their own experiences in a whole new way. “All of these things that we’re putting into the songs feel like confessions of our own heart,” Dawn admits. “We hope that the pain and suffering and struggle that we’ve experienced in our own lives is going to be congruent with the lives of other people. In doing that, we hope it’s a window into their own heart, their own suffering, their own pain, and their own victory, their own joy.” 

    Songs that tap into that connection are possible because of the trust Fireflight has built with their fans over the course of five major album releases and twenty years. Years in which Fireflight has weathered their fair share of highs and lows. “You Decide” from their major label debut The Healing of Harms first propelled the band onto the charts in 2006, a space where they would be a consistent force through 2008’s Gold-certified hit “Unbreakable” (Unbreakable), 2010’s “Desperate” (For Those Who Wait), 2012’s “Stay Close” (Now), and 2015’s “Resuscitate” and “Safety” from their independent venture Innova.

    The band’s accolades include a GRAMMY nomination, seven Dove Award nominations, over 400,000 albums sold, over 34 million views on Vevo, song placements by NBC and a performance at the Winter X Games. But at every step since their formation in smalltown Florida, their priority has been on the fans. 

    Entry last edited by BraddenFord_NRT on 10.21.20
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    Add Your Review    Join The NRTeam | Posted October 09, 2021
    Really cool dude. One of my favorite Fireflight songs is "For Those Who Wait"

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    Consistent Heartfelt Rock | Posted November 13, 2015
    Fireflight is one of the best female fronted Christian rock bands. They always delver heart-felt lyrics and have continued to produce a great rock sound that makes you want to take action. I hope this band continues to bring challenges to faith and life with a biblical answer as a solution.

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    I'm a mother father gentleman | Posted April 13, 2013
    I'm PSY, and I approve this message. :)

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    Amazing! | Posted November 20, 2012
    I love Fireflight! There music is so amazing and if you listen to the words you will notice that they are also uplifting.

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    Fireflight is awesome! | Posted June 28, 2012
    I love Fireflight's music! I actually know the former drummer, Phee. He goes to my church and I play on the worship team with him. Really cool dude. One of my favorite Fireflight songs is "For Those Who Wait"

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    Awesome! | Posted February 09, 2012
    Saw them at New Song Music Festival in Leitchfield, KY. Awesome music!

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    Ahh! | Posted February 08, 2012
    Can't wait for the new album!!

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    new song | Posted March 04, 2011
    love your new song

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    new song | Posted March 04, 2011
    love your new song

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    new song | Posted March 04, 2011
    love your new song

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