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  • "Be Thou My Vision" from Inheritance
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  • "Be Thou My Vision (Fox Sessions)" from Inheritance Deluxe Edition
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  • "Blessed Are The Ones" from Heart
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  • "Breaking You" from Heart
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  • "Death, Be Not Proud" from Death, Be Not Proud - EP
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  • "For Love Of You" from For Love Of You EP
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  • "Holy, Holy, Holy" from Inheritance
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  • "How Can I Keep From Singing (Fox Sessions)" from Inheritance Deluxe Edition
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  • "I Shall Not Want" from Fortunate Fall
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  • "Love Is Moving" from Death, Be Not Proud - EP
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  • "New Every Morning (Fox Sessions)" from Inheritance Deluxe Edition
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  • "Receive" from Death, Be Not Proud - EP
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  • "Sparrow" from Heart
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  • "The House You're Building" from For Love Of You EP
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  • "Winter Snow (Live - Not On Album)" from The House You're Building
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  • "You Speak" from Fortunate Fall
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    Latest News
    The Porter's Gate Partners with Integrity Music for New Release
    (Saturday, August 24, 2019)
    Sara Groves, Audrey Assad, Ellie Holcomb, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Band Unite for 'Behold'
    (Friday, July 12, 2019)
    Integrity Music Welcomes Worship Artist Sarah Kroger
    (Wednesday, February 13, 2019)
    Audrey Assad to Produce Sarah Kroger's First Full-Length Album
    (Wednesday, July 25, 2018)
    Audrey Assad Releases 'Evergreen' Album Today Amidst 5-Star Acclaim
    (Friday, February 23, 2018)
    Audrey Assad's 'When I See You' Unveiled Today
    (Friday, February 02, 2018)
    Audrey Assad Releases 'Drawn To You,' Third Single from 'Evergreen'
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018)
    Audrey Assad Releases Second Single from 'Evergreen'
    (Friday, November 17, 2017)
    'Work Songs: The Porter's Gate Worship Project, Vol. 1 (Live)' Hits iTunes Top 2 Amidst 5-Star Accla
    (Monday, October 16, 2017)
    Audrey Assad Releases 'Deliverer,' First Single from 'Evergreen'
    (Friday, October 06, 2017)
    The Porter's Gate Releases Debut Album 'The Porter's Gate Volume 1: Work Songs' October 6
    (Thursday, September 14, 2017)
    ​Christian Musicians Respond to Events in Charlottesville
    (Monday, August 14, 2017)
    Audrey Assad Launches Pledgemusic Pre-Order Campaign for 'Evergreen'
    (Monday, July 10, 2017)
    ​Audrey Assad Expecting Second Child
    (Wednesday, July 05, 2017)
    'The Beatitudes Project' Shines Spotlight on Refugees
    (Tuesday, May 30, 2017)
    'Beatitudes' Multi-Artist Album Releases Tomorrow
    (Thursday, April 20, 2017)
    Audrey Assad Sets Up Donation Fund to Replace Stolen Tour Gear
    (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)
    Syrian American Audrey Assad Speaks Out On Importance of Welcoming Refugees
    (Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
    'Beatitudes' Album Featuring Industry-Leading Artists Releases April 21
    (Friday, February 10, 2017)
    Audrey Assad, Andrew Peterson Launch 'The Edge Of Dawn Tour' Feb. 25
    (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
    Audrey Assad Releases 'Inheritance Deluxe Edition' Oct. 7
    (Thursday, September 01, 2016)
    Audrey Assad Joins 'We Welcome Refugees' Movement
    (Wednesday, June 22, 2016)
    Audrey Assad, One Thing Conference, Live Recording Foster Christian Unity
    (Wednesday, April 20, 2016)
    Onething Live: Love Makes Us Strong Releases April 15
    (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)
    Audrey Assad's "Holy, Holy, Holy" Hits Radio Today
    (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)
    Audrey Assad's 'Inheritance' Becomes Her Biggest Selling Album Debut
    (Monday, February 22, 2016)
    Audrey Assad's 'Inheritance' Releases Today
    (Friday, February 12, 2016)
    Audrey Assad Announces New "Soundtrack for Prayer"
    (Thursday, December 31, 2015)
    Cole Of Capital Kings Gets Married
    (Monday, September 21, 2015)
    Audrey Assad Launches PledgeMusic Campaign for Hymns Project
    (Friday, May 01, 2015)
    Audrey Assad Shifting from 'Church Music' to Pop
    (Tuesday, September 02, 2014)
    Christian Crowd Funding Projects Chart on Kickstarter
    (Thursday, October 10, 2013)
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    Audrey Assad is the daughter of a Syrian refugee, an author, speaker, producer, and critically lauded songwriter and musician. She releases music she calls "soundtracks for prayer" on the label Fortunate Fall Records, which she co-owns with her husband. She is also one half of the pop band LEVV, whose debut EP peeked at #17 on the iTunes Alternative chart. 

    Her first solo album was released by Sparrow Records and was awarded the iTunes Christian Breakthrough Album of the Year in 2010 as she went on to be nominated for two Dove Awards. That same year, she sang her song "Winter Snow" on Chris Tomlin's certified Gold record "Glory in the Highest." In 2013, Audrey set out on her own. Thanks to a devoted and tight-knit fanbase, she raised over $40,000 in 50 hours for an independent record on Kickstarter. The resulting album, Fortunate Fall, received many accolades and quickly became a fan favorite- with songs such as "I Shall Not Want" being featured in the New York Times by David Brooks. 

    In 2014, Audrey released an EP, Death, Be Not Proud, which reflected on her recent encounters with loss and suffering- including her husband's journey through cancer and chemotherapy. The album released just a few weeks after the birth of her first son. 

    In the time since, Audrey has spoken about art, faith, womanhood, justice, and, most notably, pornography addiction at Catholic and Evangelical events such as Q Ideas, Focus Conferences, and more. She has performed many solo worship events, as well as at the IHOP One Thing conference with Francis Chan speaking, Mass at St Patrick's Cathedral with Timothy Cardinal Dolan presiding, and alongside Matt Maher during the Papal Event "World Meeting of Families." She has also written reflective and devotional entries for the likes of Christianity Today, the Magnificat, Blessed is She, and more. 

    In 2016, Audrey is releasing a collection of hymns and original songs called Inheritance. She has approached this collection of songs with a sense of delicate appreciation balanced with artistic integrity. In an effort to highlight the beauty of the hymns, without trampling them underfoot, she has crafted a highly unique soundscape through a cinematic-styled approach. Working with co-producer Daniel James (Canon Blue, Joy Williams, Among Savages), the rich, lush textures and wide, expansive rhythms allow Audrey's voice to glide effortlessly over a diverse landscape of prayerful contemplation. In the album's quite moments, Audrey's signature piano playing and pure vocal tone create a familiar and calming place for the listener. 

    Audrey grew up learning to sing in a Plymouth Brethren community. "I was raised in a church where we didn't use any instruments on Sunday mornings," she notes. "I learned to sing there, from the old hymnbooks, in four-part harmony, with my family and my neighbors. It was multi-generational, it was deep and rich and beautiful, and like most of my favorite worship music, it was steeped in community." The record blends these influences and infuses them with a truly modern sensibility--Inheritance is Audrey's endeavor to honor her roots and, inspired by them, craft something fresh, fragrant, and new. 

    One original song that should not go unnoticed is "Even Unto Death," which was co-written with Matt Maher after Audrey heard of yet another martyrdom in the Middle East. "I thought of the many martyrs around the world, but especially those in the Middle East, and wondered to myself what would be running through my head if I knew my life was about to be taken because of my faith," Audrey explains. "And so I began to write the song that became 'Even Unto Death,' praying for the martyrs and hoping for even a shred of their courage. That's something I would want to sing about on Sundays." Lover of my soul even unto death, with my every breath I will love you shares the chorus of the song, both fragile and confident--two words that happen to aptly describe Assad's personal faith. 

    Audrey sums it up this way: "I knew that Inheritance had to be much more than me going into the studio and simply doing pretty renditions of hymns we all know and love. I couldn't be satisfied with that--I had to make something both bright and dark--colored honestly with my own doubts and weaknesses, so that the Lord who inspired these songs could be even more visible in it. Inheritanceis an offering I am humbled, privileged, and challenged to make--and I pray it will be a gift to anyone who hears it."  

    In 2016, look for Audrey leading these hymns across the country and in Europe, speaking and writing for many outlets, partnering with organizations like World Relief, The Society of St Vincent de Paul, and Adore Ministries, and releasing even yet more music through her various projects. As prolific as she in honest, Audrey Assad is poised for a very big year.

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    tiger573 (79)
    great | Posted July 08, 2010
    My friend and I really love your music! :)

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    Pretty Good actually | Posted July 07, 2010
    She sounds a lot like the lead singer to Addison Road so if you like them, you will like her. My favorite song of hers features Chris Tomlin, but then again that maybe why I like it so much. It is called "Winter Snow." A nice piano sound to it. Kinda sounds like a worship song to be played in a coffee house which is a perfect mix for me.

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    Great voice | Posted July 05, 2010
    I bought a cd sampler which had the song "For Love Of You" on it, and I am really loving the song.

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    mallatorg (47)
    Awesome! | Posted July 05, 2010
    She has an amazing voice!!!

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    sharklet (159)
    :) | Posted July 02, 2010
    Nice vocals and song writing.

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    Emmaus (1)
    Play out! | Posted June 30, 2010
    When is your next show?! We live in the same city and I still haven't seen you live!

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    hey! | Posted June 29, 2010
    i was just wondering if you are coming to florida in the near future...

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    awesome! | Posted June 29, 2010
    your glasses are really cute!

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    dj15bs (5)
    good music | Posted May 25, 2010
    you have a great voice, and and great music

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    :D | Posted May 23, 2010
    Amazing voice!

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