Fresh off the release of an incredible sophomore album, Ashley McBryde stepped onto the hallowed ground of the Ryman Auditorium earlier this week for a bone-chilling a capella rendition of the classic hymn, “Amazing Grace.”
Not a song she would typically have in her repertoire, but given the circumstances, now was as good a time as any.
“I had the opportunity to honor all we’ve lost at the Ryman this week and I tried my best…7 times in a row. I really tried…
Some things just can’t be healed. Some losses can’t be reconciled and some wounds will never heal. Sometimes we don’t get closure the way we want to. All we can do is honor our predecessors and hope that we touch the hem of heaven sometime in our lives.
I wouldn’t normally sing this song but we all may need this right now and there isn’t a better place to sing it at than the Ryman. The mother church pulls things like that out of you and will tell you what to sing and when to sing it…even if you can’t. Love to you all.”