Folk-pop-styled CCM performer Carolyn Arends 1st attracted attention on her behalf songwriting skills, penning strikes for famous brands Carman, Susan Ashton and Michael James, for whom she authored the smash “Love Will.” Like a single designer, she debuted in 1995 using the LP I COULD Hear You, a significant pop strike in her indigenous Canada, where she reached the very best Five using the singles “Seize your day,” “This is actually the Stuff” as well as the name monitor; the record also was effective on American Christian channels and earned considerable airplay inside the adult alternative format. Nominated for Greatest New Artist in the 1996 Dove Honours, Arends came back in 1997 with Experience Free, which released the CHR chart-topper “New Year’s Day time.” The follow-up, 1999’s ANYWHERE NEAR THIS MUCH I AM AWARE, was Arends’ most personal recording, reflecting within the delivery of her child and the loss of life of good friend High Mullins. 2000 noticed the discharge of Seize your day and Other Tales, a component greatest-hits, component live recording also offering two new tunes.
Full Name Carolyn Arends
Profession Singer, Author, Music Producer, Songwriter
Music Songs Seize the Day, We've Been Waiting For You, You Take My Soul by Storm, Go With God, Even The Wallflowers, I Can Hear You, Father Thy Will Be Done, Altar of Ego, This Is the Stuff, Home Fires Burning, I've Got a Hope, Do What You Do, Do We Dare, There You Are, They'll Know We Are Christians, This I Know, What I Wouldn't Give, Story of Stories, My Favourite Lie, Good Thing Going, Is Bethlehem Too Far Away, Everybody Wants Everything, Now In Flesh Appearing, Surprised By Joy, Half a Million Reasons, Getting Ready for Glory, It Was a Holy Night, Something Out of Us, Your Father in Heaven, Love You Out Loud, A Christmas Blessing, Something to Give
Albums This Much I Understand, Love Was Here First, Christmas: The Story of Stories, Christmas: An Irrational Season, I Can Hear You, Pollyanna's Attic, Under the Gaze, Seize The Day, Feel Free, We've Been Wating For You (The Parenthood Project), Travelers, Simply Carolyn Arends
Nominations Juno Award for Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year