Even When It Hurts (Praise Song)

  • The song's music video starts off in Capitol Studio Los Angeles, then switches to a couple of other locations before finishing in Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. "Following the journey of the song through the first four times we ever played it live, from studio to arena - there is a parallel to be found within the narrative of seasons and days, the constant unpredictability of life, and the unchanging, unfailing nature of God and His faithfulness - and what singing His praises unlocks in us," the song's writer Joel Houston told Billboard magazine. "In this journey, the song serves as the constant and honest confession within us, as the environment and atmosphere changes like the seasons come-and-go around us."
  • The vocalist is New South Wales native Taya Smith, who became a part Hillsong's creative staff in February 2013. She also sung on Hillsong's best known song "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)."

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