Tauren Wells, “Miracle”

Contemporary Christian singer Tauren Wells released the “Miracle” lyric video as part of his new album, “Citizen of Heaven.”

This song may very well be in my Top 10 of favourite songs for 2020, even if it was released in September 2019, because I’ve really just tuned into it after the awesomeness of Wells’ current single, “Like You Love Me,” which is still climbing the charts.

Feedback on this track is that it hearkens to the days of Michael Jackson; ‘this is what worship music would sound like if MJ sang worship music,’ seems to be the general consensus of reviews on “Miracle.” And the comparison is not without basis: a funky bassline, driving guitars, and Wells’ all-in delivery make this song a winner across the board. With a theme of gratitude permeating “Miracle,” it is no wonder why this track is a fan favourite with the masses even months after its release.

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Social Misfits featuring Tauren Wells, “War Cry”

Contemporary Christian hiphop collective Social Misfits has released “War Cry,” off its new release, “Into the Night.” Written by Andrew Wells, David Frank, Fernando Miranda, JT Roach, Martin Santiago, and Tommee Profitt, “War Cry” is an inspiring call to social justice and the gospel, an anthemic song that levels up with the soaring vocals of Tauren Wells.

WAR CRY Lyrics
Social Misfits featuring Tauren Wells

This is our war cry, we’ll rise up
And this is our time to rise up, rise up, yeah

I thought by now I would get it
His love for me is unmeasured
Still feel like I could do better
Was paralyzed by depression
But heaven and earth came together
And you came to my rescue
I use my voice as a weapon
On earth like it’s in heaven
Yeah, I never handle things too well
But I was made to fly, not to fail
I don’t need man’s approval
When God sent me to bring heaven
Down for the kids going through hell
Yeah, we gon’ make it
I don’t care what the world’s been saying
It’s time to step up, not cave in
The grace he gave us, amazing
A love that could conquer the hatred
But it’s up to us
A new generation to show his love
From the ends of the earth to the day he comes

This is our war cry, we’ll rise up
And this is our time to rise up, rise up, yeah
This is our war cry, we’ll rise up
And this is our time to rise up, rise up, yeah

Okay, we turned the stage to an altar at the last show
Something about when you know you’re being impactful
Using the tools I was given but being tactful
Went from the pit to raps inside of a mac full
With the power size of a Mack truck
I went through the hard times, no bad luck
Graduated cap, gown with the tassle
Now I make art like Basel
But I still keep it classic like a left eye rhyme
Big Poppa like the Bed Stuy guy
I got the dirt off my shoulders like Jay in his prime
I stood on my own two like the veterans taught
If I ever lay down, let it be for some rest
And whenever I’m recharged, let me be at my best
So whenever I’m pouring out all your love to the rest
Now you can go and tell them the rest

This is our war cry, we’ll rise up
And this is our time to rise up, rise up, yeah
This is our war cry, we’ll rise up
And this is our time to rise up, rise up, yeah

Yeah, yeah, yeah, oh
Yeah, yeah, yeah, oh
War cry
Yeah, yeah, yeah, oh
Yeah, yeah, yeah, oh
War cry

Brandon Heath featuring Tauren Wells, “Got The Love”

Contemporary Christian singer Brandon Heath has tag-teamed with fellow Contemporary Christian singer Tauren Wells to produce an uptempo praise party jam that has me so excited for the start of 2018. Titled “Got the Love,” it is serious ear candy on a global scale. Plus, this video is in line with Heath’s initiative to try to make songs that would be accessible to the hearing impaired community! DELIGHTFUL!

GOT THE LOVE Lyrics
Brandon Heath featuring Tauren Wells

[Verse 1: Brandon Heath]
I got fire in my soul
Could it be a miracle
Burning supernatural
People everywhere I see
From LA to NYC
Don’t know what’s come over me

[Pre-Chorus: Brandon Heath]
Feet feel a little bit lighter
Head’s up a little bit higher
Sunshine, a little bit brighter
‘Cause I got the love

[Chorus: Tauren Wells]
Once you feel that deep down healing
There ain’t no ceiling
When you’ve got the love
Once you find it, just can’t hide it
Your world ignited
When you’ve got the love

[Post-Chorus: Brandon Heath & Tauren Wells]
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love

[Verse 2: Brandon Heath]
Love won’t leave you love is true
I see clouds and love sees through to the best in me and you, you
There is nothing we could say
That could take this love away
Yours and mine forever stay, stay

[Pre-Chorus: Brandon Heath]
Feet feel a little bit lighter
Head’s up a little bit higher
Sunshine, a little bit brighter
‘Cause I got the love

[Chorus: Tauren Wells]
Once you feel that deep down healing
There ain’t no ceiling
When you’ve got the love
Once you find it, just can’t hide it
Your world ignited
When you’ve got the love

[Post-Chorus: Brandon Heath & Tauren Wells]
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love

[Bridge: Tauren Wells & Brandon Heath]
Oh my, for goodness sake
Nothing in the world make you feel this way
Love will make you do the impossible
Hurt you so good, need a hospital
Geronimo, hearts ’bout to blow up
Solid gold when you got the good stuff
You can shine like the stars above
But you ain’t got a thing if you ain’t got love, oh
It don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got love

[Chorus: Tauren Wells]
Once you feel that deep down healing
There ain’t no ceiling
When you’ve got the love
Once you find it, just can’t hide it
Your world ignited
When you’ve got the love

[Post-Chorus: Brandon Heath & Tauren Wells]
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love (when you’ve got the love)
When you’ve got the love

[Outro: Tauren Wells & Brandon Heath]
When you’ve got the love
When you’ve got the love
When you’ve got the love
When you’ve got the love

Tauren Wells, “When We Pray”

Contemporary Christian singer Tauren Wells’ “When We Pray” is rising quickly up Billboard’s Christian Songs chart, the official follow-up to Wells’ No.3 hit, “Hills and Valleys.” The Provident Label talent has scored several hits off the album of the same title, and I’m confident that the song will perform very well, possibly ready to become Wells’ latest Top 10 hit.

WHEN WE PRAY Lyrics
Tauren Wells

When We Pray

People hurting, people broken
Beaten down and feeling hopeless
Wonder if it’s gonna always be this way
Who will speak up for the captive
Show some love and heal a past that
Binds the wounds we think will never go away

But what if we could be a people on our knees
As one before the King
‘Cause we believe

All the world starts changing
When the church starts praying
Strongholds start to break
Oh, when we pray
Prison walls start shaking
At the sound of praising
Nothing stays the same
Oh, when we pray
Oh, when we pray, oh

I see revival rising
I see hope on the horizon
As a generation stepping out in faith

Because we will be a people on our knees
As one before the King
Yeah we believe

Let Your kingdom come, Lord
Let Your will be done

All the world starts changing
When the church starts praying
Strongholds start to break
Oh, when we pray

Crowder feat. Tauren Wells, “All My Hope”

Contemporary Christian singer David Crowder has collaborated with fellow Christian male singer Tauren Wells for an updated version of “All My Hope.” This reworked version retains a lot of the charm of the original, but levels up the ante with Wells’ indisputable vocal skill to come up with a track that seems destined for Top 10 greatness.

ALL MY HOPE Lyrics
Crowder featuring Tauren Wells

[Verse 1: Crowder]
I’ve been held by the Savior
I’ve felt fire from above
I’ve been down to the river
I ain’t the same, a prodigal returned

[Chorus: Crowder]
All my hope is in Jesus
Thank God that yesterday’s gone
All my sins are forgiven
I’ve been washed by the blood

[Verse 2: Tauren Wells]
I’m no stranger to the prison
I’ve worn shackles and chains
But I’ve been freed and forgiven (yes I have)
I’m not going back
I’ll never be the same
That’s why I sing…

[Chorus: Crowder & Tauren Wells]
All my hope is in Jesus
Thank God that yesterday’s gone
All my sins are forgiven
I’ve been washed by the blood

[Bridge: Crowder]
There’s a kind of thing that just breaks a man
Break him down to his knees
God, I’ve been broken more than a time or two (yes, Lord)
Then He picked me up and showed me
What it means to be a man
Come on and sing…

[Chorus: Crowder & Tauren Wells]
All my hope is in Jesus
Thank God that yesterday’s gone
Yes, all my sins are forgiven
I’ve been washed by the blood
Come on and sing
All my hope is in Jesus
Thank God that yesterday’s gone
Yes, all my sins are forgiven
Oh, I’ve, I’ve been washed by the blood

Tauren Wells, “Hills and Valleys”

Contemporary Christian singer/songwriter Tauren Wells, best known for his work with Royal Tailor, has released the second single from his debut EP, Undefeated. Titled Hills and Valleys, the song is a piano-driven ballad that speaks of God’s presence in our lives, both in good times and bad. Reminiscent of but vastly superior to Royal Tailor’s breakout hit, Hold Me Together, Hills and Valleys is poised to become Wells’ ticket to Contemporary Christian stardom.

As a song about how God is there with us in both good and bad times, “Hills and Valleys” will minister to us whether we’re having a difficult valley season or a triumphant mountaintop experience. It’s a great reminder of how God’s grace is sufficient for us in these times, and reminds us to respond to whatever God allows in our lives with a resounding “I will choose to say, ‘Blessed be Your Name.’

If you or anyone you know is going through tough times, please share it with them, and I hope it ministers to you.

HILLS AND VALLEYS Lyrics
Tauren Wells

I’ve walked among the shadows
You wiped my tears away
And I’ve felt the pain of heartbreak
And I’ve seen the brighter days
And I’ve prayed prayers to heaven from my lowest place
And I have held Your blessings
God You give and take away
No matter what I have, Your grace is enough
No matter where I am, I’m standing in Your love

On the mountains I will bow my life to the One who set me there
In the valley I will lift my eyes to the One who sees me there
When I’m standing on the mountain I didn’t get there on my own
When I’m walking through the valley I know I am not alone
You’re God of the hills and valleys, hills and valleys
God of the hills and valleys
And I am not alone

I’ve watched my dreams get broken
In You I hope again
No matter what
I know I’m safe inside Your hands

Father You give and take away
Every joy and every pain
Through it all You will remain over it all

On the mountains I will bow my life
In the valley I will lift my eyes

(chorus)
And I will choose to say
Blessed be Your name
And I am not alone

Tauren Wells, “Love is Action”

Former Royal Tailor frontman Tauren Wells has released Love is Action, the carrier single of his debut EP, Undefeated. An irresistible urban gospel jam that has me very excited for Wells’ future career, Love is Action invites the listener to consider actually showing love and concern for other people, for the glory of Christ. Packaged with a funk/pop hook that will not quit, and showcasing Wells’ soaring vocals, Love is Action is definitely special, and clearly a radio single primed for success.

LOVE IS ACTION Lyrics
Tauren Wells

Nobody changes the world
Standing in the crowd
Nobody’s voice is ever heard
Until they open their mouth
Won’t our loud go quiet
Won’t let the saints go silent
Let’s turn it up
Tell the world what we’re about

Hands reaching up toward Heaven
Hearts ready for what’s next
Lights breaking through the darkness
Camera, they ain’t seen nothin’ yet

Love is action that you take
Passion that can make
Any kind of wall come down
Love is action
Walking out our faith
Giving everything
Nothing’s gonna stop us now
Love is action
Love is action

No, I’m not crazy to believe
Love can save a life
If we go running to the need
Leave apathy behind
We declare the fame of Jesus’ name
Every second that we live our lives

What have we been waiting for
Somebody tell me
Push the pedal through the floor
Love at full speed

Royal Tailor, “Free Fall”

Contemporary Christian pop-rock band Royal Tailor has released Free Fall as the third single off its Grammy-nominated debut album, Black or White. After two consecutive radio-friendly hits in Hold Me Together and Make A Move, the foursome of Tauren Wells, DJ Cox, Blake Hubbard, and Jarrod Ingram have decided to take a step down a slightly different path and released the more musically challenging Free Fall. With its predominant use of minor chords, unusual keyboard work, that knockout chorus, unexpected melodic rap, and, of course, Tauren’s brilliant baritone, Free Fall is decidedly different from anything else you can expect to hear on radio. Of course, the message of faith being like a free fall, where we fall and expect to land safely because God is holding us, is unique and refreshing. If you haven’t gotten a copy of Black or White, you need to. Royal Tailor is easily one of Contemporary Christian music’s brightest rising stars.

FREE FALL Lyrics
Royal Tailor

Two steps beyond the edge
I can’t undo this leap of faith
Takes my breath away
So high above the ground
You’ve got me hanging in mid air
Between here and there
Now all I have is You

I’m not afraid
I know I’m safe
It’s a chance but my choice is made
I’m not alone
You won’t let go
And I know through it all
You hold me in the freefall

If I just believe my eyes
I’d see I should be terrified
But I’m so alive
I don’t know how or when
But I believe that You’ll come through
Lord, I’m trusting You
Can’t wait to see what You will do

I’m not afraid
I know I’m safe
It’s a chance but my choice is made
I’m not alone
You won’t let go
And I know through it all
You hold me in the freefall

I’m falling, I’m falling, I’m falling

You got me falling from the sky with no parachute
Thinking I can fly but I know it’s You
Got me up here, no fear, no tears
Mind’s clear ‘cause I know You’re here
Can’t wait to see what You will do

I’m not afraid
I know I’m safe
It’s a chance but my choice is made
I’m not alone
You won’t let go
And I know through it all
You hold me in the freefall

You hold me now
You hold me now
You hold me now