Brave New World
Brave New World is the debut studio album from Bethel Music's Amanda Cook. The album will be released through Bethel Music, and is slated for release on September 25, 2015. Cook also studio recorded two songs from previous Bethel Music albums. Cook explained the album with Bethel Music saying, "The process of writing gave me permission to explore and to breathe in a way I didn't know I needed. I was given a gift - to find out what I actually believe about God, to ask big questions, wrestle with what I had been told are answers, and find peace within the mystery. These are my imaginations and confessions put to melodies and music. Brave New World represents a voyage of discovering that God has been on our side all along, that we can live a whole life, full of heart, with a capacity to process pain, wrestle with truth, and find ourselves steady at the end of our pilgrimage. There is an endless possibility for God to create a world within us, a world transformed through the bravery of perfect love. My prayer through this record is that you would experience the reality that you, in fact, house a Brave New World; you are a Brave New World. May you be filled with hope in the One whose mercy is timeless, and whose love for mankind is as boundless as the sea."