Just Breathe features a fittingly simple arrangement for a song about finding space to rest and be with God. Backed by acoustic instruments and brushed drums, lead singer Penny Lyon is given plenty of room, allowing the lyrics to take centre stage.
Fans of classic jazz and early R’n’B vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone or of Randy Newman’s storytelling delivery, will find a lot to love here.
Get out the boat
Just Breathe is part of a new album from Out Of The Ashes which launches in May. Entitled ‘Get Out The Boat’ it is the band’s fourth LP.
The new album is full of maritime metaphors as is the song Just Breathe.
“What do we do when we’re in turbulent seas, surrounded by icebergs?
“The answer offered by the group is simple, “Take a second to count the blessings you have… you need a little time with Me.”
Out of the Ashes
Out of the Ashes is Gospel collective based in Gloucestershire, England which is known for its Jazz, R&B and Swing sounds, with Gospel roots. In the video below Penny shares how it started.
From local gigs and encouraging local Sunday church services, to blogging, radio and TV appearances they comment on incisive topics that cut to the heart of the daily experience that most Christians face… bringing hope and energy that God has a plan for us all.
For more about the group visit the Out of the Ashes Music website