LOS ANGELES (March 27, 2020) --GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free announces the release of their brand new single, "Lord Send Revival (Live)." The timely anthem from the global youth worship collective is available today with accompanying video. Listen to the song here and watch the video here.
With the world gripped by the current health pandemic, and society adopting a more socially distanced reality; encouragement, healing and hope is at the forefront of Young & Free's new song. The opening lyrics, 'Peace like a river wash over me' set the tone for a message aimed at equipping listeners around the globe with renewed faith.
"Releasing 'Lord Send Revival' right now was not part of our original plan," says Hillsong Young & Free's Laura Toggs. "In a time filled with uncertainty, fear and loss, we felt like we wanted to sing this over your households and our world. We are praying and believing for revival to cover our land in this unprecedented time in ways we have never seen before. In fact, I believe we already are, in Jesus name."
"Lord Send Revival" releases on the heels of Young & Free's current single "Best Friends." The energetic youth anthem continues to resonate with fans across the globe setting new career records for the worship collective. The highest audio streaming (4 million global) debut of any Hillsong song to date, "Best Friends" is also the fastest climbing radio single from the group landing in the Top 10 (currently No. 7) on Billboard's Christian music Hot AC/CHR. Young & Free recently premiered an official music video for the song that has garnered 1.5 million+ combined YouTube views (inclusive of the live video, music video and studio audio video).
Since forming in 2013, Hillsong Young & Free has released three highly successful albums and more than 20 singles, acquiring over 373 million YouTube channel views and 500 million plus global career streams (with a 700,000 plus global unit career consumption). With a combined social following of 3 million plus fans, Young & Free has seen five No. 1 career singles and eight Top 5 singles at Hot AC radio. Their debut album "We Are Young & Free" landed in the Top 25 on Billboard 200 while "Youth Revival" garnered the group its first-ever GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album (2017).