After working with Needtobreathe’s Bear Rinehart on his recently released gospel album, Carrie Underwood returns the favor. The country superstar is teaming up with the Christian rock band on their brand new single, “I Wanna Remember”, released Thursday, May 20.
Needtobreathe explain “I Wanna Remember” as “a nostalgic track and brings you back to the times you never want to forget.” Throughout the song, Underwood acts as the sixth member of the group, taking the lead from the second verse perfectly and adding harmonies throughout.
“We all come from small towns, and those roots are embedded in the fabric of the band and our music … We felt like [Underwood’s] Small town roots and humble beginnings were the perfect complement to this song, “Needtobreathe continues.” As soon as we entered the studio, we felt a connection with her, like she was a longtime member of the band. To have someone with their talent and their wit singing on the song is an absolute honor for us. “
Adds Underwood, “I’ve been a huge Needtobreathe fan forever … Needless to say, I was thrilled when he and the band invited me to be a part of their new project. I love the song and I love it. had the best time to be successful. to get to know and sing with these amazingly talented guys. “
“I Wanna Remember” is one of 12 songs from Needtobreathe’s upcoming album, In the mystery, scheduled for July 30. Underwood isn’t the only special guest on the project either: the song “Don’t Throw All the Good Things Away” stars Highwomen songwriter and member Natalie Hemby, while Switchfoot’s Jon Foreman appears in ” Carry Me. “
On Underwood’s gospel album My saviour, Rinehart sings on “Nothing But the Blood of Jesus”. He’s one of many special guests on the record, which dropped just before Easter.
In addition to Rinehart on vocals and guitar, Needtobreathe are bassist and vocalist Seth Bolt, key player and vocalist Josh Lovelace, drummer Randall Harris and guitarist Tyler Burkum.
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