Aryn Michelle

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Aryn Michelle
Birth name Aryn Michelle Campbell
Also known as Aryn Michelle
Born (1983-09-09) September 9, 1983 (age 34)
Fort Worth, Texas
Genres Worship, contemporary Christian music, Christian alternative rock
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter]
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006–present
Website arynmichelle.com

Aryn Michelle Calhoun (née, Campbell; born September 9, 1983), who goes by the stage name Aryn Michelle, is an American Christian musician, who primarily plays a Christian pop and Christian alternative rock style of faith-based music. She has released four studio albums, Lockless Heart in 2009, Last One Standing in 2011, Depth in 2015, and The Realest Thing in 2017.

Early and personal life[edit]

Aryn Michelle Campbell, now Calhoun,[1] was born on September 9, 1983, in Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of a pastor,[2][3] Gerald Wayne Campbell, and Aundrea Belle Campbell (née, Mull).[4] Her songwriting career began at 15 years old.[5] She graduated from Southwestern University in 2006, and from Berklee College of Music in 2009, where she was awarded the Scott Benson Award, given to honor songwriting.[5] Her professional musical pursuits commenced in 2006.[2][3] She is married to Clinton Calhoun.[3]

Music career[edit]

She started her music career in 2006, while her first studio album, Lockless Heart, was released on May 12, 2009, from True Renaissance Music. Her subsequent studio album, Last One Standing, was released on October 4, 2011, with True Renaissance Music.[6] She released, Depth, with True Renaissance Music, on August 14, 2015.[7][8][9] Her song, "Do the Same", was profiled in a "Behind the Song" feature at New Release Today, with Kevin Davis.[10] In 2017 she released a concept album on Christian apologetics that was inspired by the book "Reasonable Faith" by Dr. William Lane Craig.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
  • Lockless Heart (May 12, 2009, True Renaissance)
  • Last One Standing (October 4, 2011, True Renaissance)
  • Depth (August 14, 2015, True Renaissance)
  • The Realest Thing (September 15, 2017, True Renaissance)

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "Depth Work ID No. 889004087 ISWC No. T9171708546". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved September 20, 2015.  Work ID No. 889004087 ISWC No. T9171708546
  2. ^ a b Aryn Michelle. "About". Aryn Michelle. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Yap, Timothy (July 27, 2015). ""I Spent a Decade Running From Christian Music:" An Interview with Aryn Michelle". Hallels. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ Texas Birth Index (2002). "U.S. Public Records Index". Family Search. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Berklee College of Music (May 7, 2009). "Aryn Michelle Lockless Heart CD Release Party". Berklee College of Music. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 
  6. ^ Fryberger, Scott (November 29, 2011). "Aryn Michelle, "Last One Standing" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 
  7. ^ Brassington, Dave (December 10, 2015). "Review: Depth – Aryn Michelle". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  8. ^ Lassiter, Caitlin (July 22, 2015). "Deeper Than Words". New Release Today. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 
  9. ^ Greenhalgh, Andrew (August 24, 2015). "Review: Aryn Michelle – Depth". Soul-Audio. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 
  10. ^ Davis, Kevin (August 11, 2015). "#643 - "Do the Same" by Aryn Michelle". New Release Today. Retrieved September 20, 2015. 

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