Amazing Grace is one of the best known songs in the English speaking world. The words were written by Rev John Newton when he was curate of Olney, Buckinghamshire and first published in 1779 in Newton and Cowper’s Olney Hymns. Amazing Grace has become an emblematic African American spiritual.
Joy Community Choir is a gospel choir based in Newton Leys, Milton Keynes, led by director Andrea Pattico. In April 2017, Joy Community Choir learned Caroline Devine’s arrangement of Amazing Grace for City of Things and recorded it in a session with Caroline Devine and Matthew Holley at The Open University Studio in Milton Keynes. Choir director, Andrea Pattico is the soloist.
Amazing Grace performed by Joy Community Choir