Carrie Underwood Releases New Album “My Savior”: Streaming
- American country music singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood released her first gospel album “My Savior” on March 26, 2021 via Capitol Records Nashville.
The album features 13-track, featuring guest appearance from CeCe Winans, with production from Underwood and David Garcia.
She made the album during the pandemic, following her first Christmas album “My Gift”. "It's such a great time to just really slow down and be super intentional about what I'm doing," Carrie Underwood said. "It's not about the bigger, better thing. It's about the smaller thing, the thing that's inside of me."
"It's been such a blessing to make music like this, inspirational music that is near and dear to my heart. These two albums have been on my musical bucket list since the beginning of my career and were planned long before the events of the past year, but somehow it feels like the perfect time to share these beloved songs with the world."
- She explained track-by-track for the album via Apple Music.
“Jesus Loves Me; Nothing but the Blood of Jesus”
“'Jesus Loves Me' is one of the first songs I remember singing as a little girl, and now my own kids love to sing it. It's just pure and simple and sweet, and felt like the perfect way to introduce this album, with the legendary Buddy Greene on harmonica. 'Nothing but the Blood of Jesus' is another song that is really special to me. It's traditionally a bit slow, but my co-producer David Garcia and I wanted to give it some tempo and movement. From the moment we decided to record it for the album, we heard Bear [Rinehart]'s voice on it. The fact that we actually got to have his voice on harmonies is a thrill for me.”
“Great Is Thy Faithfulness” featuring CeCe Winans
“CeCe is simply gospel royalty. Her voice is a gift from God and she is like a ray of sunshine when she walks into the room. The message of 'Great Is Thy Faithfulness' is so powerful, and you can tell CeCe means every word when she sings it. Getting to have her on this album and getting to spend time with her is just magical.”
“How Great Thou Art”
“This was an easy choice for me; I knew it had to be included on this album. It's one of my favorite hymns and has so much personal history for me, getting to perform it with Vince [Gill] years ago and then to revisit it now.”
“The Old Rugged Cross”
“When I think of 'The Old Rugged Cross,' I can hear certain people that I can remember singing with in church when I was young. It's another beautiful traditional song that I sing to my boys.”
“Softly and Tenderly”
“I sang 'Softly and Tenderly' on the  CMA Awards for the 'In Memoriam' segment, and it was a very emotional moment in the show. I think it brought a lot of healing into the room that night, and I hope it will continue to bring peace to people who need it.”
“I almost didn't include 'Amazing Grace,' because it's a song that so many people have recorded. When we were picking the final songs, my co-producer David Garcia asked me if there was anything I thought people would be disappointed by or miss if I didn't do it, and there was my answer. It's special. There's a reason people continue to record it after all these years.”
- source : Apple Music