Susie McEntire and John Clark Blackwell are pleased to announce the release of “GIVE”, the highly anticipated first single off John Clark Blackwell’s upcoming album, self-titled John Clark Blackwell
“Working with John was an absolute joy. His Amazingly strong vocals have wowed me. I look forward to hearing more from John Clark Blackwell in the future,” said Susie McEntire.
“Give” which John Clark Blackwell, Susie McEntire and Mark Eaton co-produced with Nashville producer, Billy Aerts was written by Connie Harrington, Sonya Isaacs and James Yeary. The track features upbeat, heartfelt vocals from both McEntire and Blackwell.
Soulful, Contemporary Christian vocalist John Blackwell sings stories that honor his personal relationship with God and capture the glory of life’s on-going journey. The rich and powerful tone of his voice, his immaculate pitch and impressive range combine to help him effortlessly express divine melodies and original lyrics about love, self-discovery, finding direction and celebrating joy. His authentic performances and warm recordings resonate with faithful listeners as he welcomes them to escape to unexplored worlds and pays tribute to the diverse roster of imaginative singers and storytellers that have inspired his growth as an artist, including Anthony Evans, Vince Gill, Lionel Richie, Celine Dion, Chicago, Peter Frampton, The Eagles and Aretha Franklin.
Blackwell grew up in Louisiana, eager to listen to many different styles of music, drawn to complex harmonies and heartfelt words. He first discovered his musical gifts when he was six years-old on his way home from a family camping trip. After listening to several verses of Chicago’s hit, “You’re the Inspiration”
In spring 2013, Blackwell released the single “Pure Heart" and just finished recording his new track “GIVE” with CCM legend Susie McEntire. “GIVE” available now through iTunes and the artist’s website, www.johnclarkblackwell.com.
Known for her Soulful vocal style, Susie has enjoyed phenomenal success throughout the span of her twenty-five year career. Garnering numerous awards and nominations from TNN, GMA and CCMA. Susie has been named “Artist of the year” several times in the field of positive country music. With 20 CD Projects to date, Susie is still in full motion touring and performing to sold-out crowds. To learn more about Susie McEntire visit her website: www.susiemcentire.com