Reba McEntire‘s new single, “Back to God,” takes the legendary singer in a new direction musically, while also honoring her longstanding faith.
As her debut Christian single, McEntire let’s the lyrics do the talking, creating vivid imagery with words like Have you heard the sound of Mama’s crying / Do you turn away when you see the face of the innocent dying / In these darkest days are you not afraid that it’s too late. Her crisp voice carries the emotion of the words, coming in strong on the chorus, showing off her impressive vocals.
Melodically, the new track off her upcoming album Sing It Now is closer to the contemporary country sound than her more traditional country style, much like her previous single “Ain’t Goin’ Out Like That.” But her first release in the Christian music world proves that she has the power to sing a compelling track that still fits into modern day sound, all while bringing about hope in the process.
Did you know?: “Back to God” was co-written by Randy Houser and Dallas Davidson. Houser included the track on his debut album, Anything Goes.
Credit: Taste of Country