Album: Burn the Ships (2018)
Charted: 114
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Songfacts®:

  • "Joy." finds the Smallbone brothers urging people to slow down and take time away from their communication devices. Joel Smallbone told Billboard:

    "This song took six months to write, and we wrote it partly here in Nashville, some in England, some in Los Angeles, and it was not a finicky song at all to write, we just have a long process. On the song itself, I think that people are so attached to their phones, screens, social media that you need to pause and see the joy, in human connection and interaction."

    Luke Smallbone added "There's a real beauty in diversity and different opinions. If you can be open and free about it, that's where the joy is."
  • For King & Country are backed on the track by a 100-person choir.
  • The song was co-produced by British singer-songwriter Matt Hales, who records under the moniker of Aqualung. He had a #7 hit in the UK in 2002 with "Strange and Beautiful."

Comments: 3

  • Carrie from United StatesBest Song 2020!!!!!! PTL
  • Deborah from MoI am totally in love with this upbeat praise and dance song. Addictive!!!
  • Nathan from Fort Wayne, InI love this song it is a great one.
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