Where To Find New Worship Songs For Your Church
There are so many incredible worship bands, worship artists, and worship leaders. Recording, releasing, and marketing music has never been easier or cheaper. This is both wonderful and paralyzing.
How do you cut through the noise and find strong, congregational worship songs to lead at your church?
This is the surprise front-runner for my top spot to discover new worship music. An email! MultiTracks offers original master tracks for most worship releases. As a way to promote their new tracks, they send a weekly email but it's MUCH more than a sales pitch.
They include brief descriptions the songs or albums to give you extra insight. The diversity is a real strength of this resources. They feature artists and albums across genres and styles.
You can get on their email list through their website.
Follow your favorite worship bands, worship artists, and worship leaders.
Follow music producers, creative directors, and lead pastors.
All of these people love to share their latest releases and other songs they're enjoying.
Subscribe to your favorite artists on youtube as well. They'll often release acoustic versions of their songs not available anywhere else. These acoustic versions can be perfect for smaller worship teams.
Have one of these Spotify playlists going in the background and wait for a song to grip you. Don't like these? There are plenty more to choose from.
We all have worship artists we like. Streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music (and others) have great "related artists" sections. Search your favorite artists and discover more with a similar sound.
Sometimes a good 'ol analog conversation is best. Open up the conversation with your worship team, Pastor, and friends. Ask what they're listening to. Ask what they like.
Planning Center Top Songs
If you subscribe to planning center you can find a "top songs" tab on the left-hand side of the "songs" page. This gives you a very accurate picture of what churches are currently leading.
So now that you've discovered all of this great new music how do you decide which songs to lead? Next week we'll look at How To Choose New Worship Songs For Your Church. Stay tuned.
What about you? Where do you discover new music for your church?
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