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Natasha Owens – We Will Rise

Natasha Owens
We Will Rise
Maharlow Records

Released this past summer (2017), Owens’ debut album “We Will Rise” was, in my opinion, one of the timeliest releases this past year. While the content and spirit of the album arose from own struggles and tragedies, it came at a time when the nation needed to hear some encouraging words. Post release, there were an unprecedented number of natural disasters and man-made tragedies and through it all Owens’ message of hope in Christ reverberated strongly. As I listen to the song “Safe,” it reminds me that while the world may seem out of control, God is in control and He will never forsake me. It is an incredibly tender song with such a reassuring message. If you bookend that with the title track, “We Will Rise,” you have a complete assurance that in the end, God will redeem those who cling to Him and proclaim the name of Jesus.  What an incredibly encouraging message.

– Ken W.

For more on Natasha Owens visit her official website at http://natashaowensmusic.com/.

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