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Celebrated Songstress Audrey Assad Debuts New Single From
Awaited Sophomore Project, Heart

“Sparrow” Available on iTunes ® Now and Already Impacting Radio




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NEWS SOURCE: The M Collective
November 2, 2011

Nashville, Tenn. Nov. 2, 2011… Months before the debut of her anticipated second album, Heart, multiple GMA Dove Award nominee Audrey Assad is releasing her radio single “Sparrow” on iTunes ®. Due out on Valentine's Day, Heart finds Assad once again collaborating with other songwriters and producer Marshall Altman (Brooke Fraser, Natasha Bedingfield, William Fitzsimmons, Marc Broussard).

"I've always loved the old hymn, ‘His Eye Is On The Sparrow,’” explains Assad. “Kyle Lee and I rearranged it with a new melody and it's become a really special moment for me, singing it live...it's so simple and yet so beautiful a picture, to know that my life is witnessed in all its frailty and wonder by God—and all of it, even my most secret suffering, matters. It really does."

Assad’s debut, The House You’re Building, brought critical acclaim as her fresh sound was named among the best of 2010 from Relevant Magazine, Rhapsody.com, gmc online and more and was even profiled on CNN Online. In addition, The House You’re Building was named Amazon.com’s “Best Christian Music of 2010.” A long time supporter of Assad, iTunes ® dubbed her debut record “Breakthrough Album of the Year” for the Christian & Gospel genre, and released Assad’s exclusive iTunes ® “Live from SoHo” album in August.

Recently, Assad joined Sara Groves and newcomers Jenny & Tyler for the “Reason to Gather” tour. The run of shows began in October, and will end November 14 in Spokane, WA having made stops in Pittstown, NJ, Raleigh, NC, Gainesville, FL, Foster City, CA and more. For all tour information, visit www.audreyassad.com.

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About Audrey Assad:
27 year-old, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Audrey Assad propelled to the forefront of Christian music with her debut album on Sparrow Records titled The House You’re Building. Produced by Marshall Altman (Brooke Fraser, Natasha Bedingfield, William Fitzsimmons, Marc Broussard), the record released in the summer of 2010 to much acclaim. An avid reader, poems from Gerard Manley Hopkins and books were amongst Assad’s inspirations in her songwriting. Her collaborations with everyone from Chris Tomlin to Jars of Clay have marked her songwriting and vocal talent. Assad’s fresh sound was named among the best of 2010 from Relevant Magazine, Rhapsody.com, gmc online and more and was even profiled on CNN Online. In addition, The House You’re Building was named Amazon.com’s “Best Christian Music of 2010” and iTunes ® Christian & Gospel “Breakthrough Album of the Year.” Assad released an exclusive iTunes ® “Live from SoHo” album in August. She will release her sophomore album, Heart, in early 2012.

For more info on Audrey Assad visit the JFH Artists Database.

 

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