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Adrian and Emma-Jean Music - Follow Your Heart (CCM)


Adrian and Emma-Jean Music released a Christian Contemporary Music (CCM) track called Follow Your Heart.

Adrian & Emma-Jean Galliard are a father-daughter singing duo based in Johannesburg, South Africa.  While they’ve been singing professionally for quite a while, they recently shot to internet fame after videos of them singing 'The Prayer' & 'Time To Say Goodbye' went viral, leading to them being mistaken for the son & granddaughter of Andrea Boccelli.  Adrian & Emma-Jean Galliard are a father-daughter singing duo based in Johannesburg, South Africa. While they’ve been singing professionally for quite a while, they shot to internet fame after videos of them singing The Prayer & Time To Say Goodbye went viral in 2020, leading to them being mistaken for the son & granddaughter of Andrea Boccelli.

Adrian is a classically trained singer & songwriter, who started his musical career singing as a treble in the church choir before going on to study drama at The University of the Witwatersrand and voice with renowned vocal coach, Sarie Lamprecht. He has also appeared in a number of professional musical theatre productions, TV commercials and TV shows. Adrian release a solo album, A Moment Of Your Time, in 2011 which included the track, Kerry’s Song, which Adrian wrote with his brother Ashley for the occasion of his wedding (to Kerry) in 2006.

12-year-old Emma-Jean, is a talented singer, ballerina & actress and has appeared in a number of TV commercials and reality TV shows. Emma has always loved music, and even as a baby would hum or sing along to any music she heard. The Galliard family first noticed Emma’s singing talent when she sang a solo in church at the age of 7.

Adrian & Emma-Jean started singing together at various church and charity functions in 2018, when Emma was 9 years old. Together with their friend, Annette Shawe, they were invited to sing at a Cuppa for CANSA event. Emma-Jean stole the show with her rendition of I See the Light and her participation in the classic Time To Say Goodbye, which Annette had arranged for all three of them to sing. Emma-Jean was hooked on music, and the duo started arranging regular soirees in our garden for friends and family.

After South Africa was placed into lockdown, Emma-Jean and Adrian decided to record a version of The Prayer to send to the family and friends they would not be able to see on Easter Sunday. They uploaded The Prayer to Facebook just before lunch and by the end of the day it had 17 000 views. A few days later it was picked up by UK website, The Music Man and it quickly climbed to 6 million views and Adrian & Emma-Jean Music was born.

The duo continue to entertain fans across South Africa & the world with live and virtual concerts comprising of well-known classical and pop music covers and are working towards releasing an album towards the end of 2021. The duo will also be appearing in a South African Reality TV Talent Show in September 2021 on SABC2

The song 'Follow Your Heart' was written by an American composer, Brenda Lane who contacted Adrian and Emma-Jean via their Facebook Page to share this song. Brenda has written over a thousand songs for award-winning international recording artists. Adrian & Emma-Jean are honored to perform this lovely piece of gospel music for you. 

We hope you enjoy it.

Here are the lyrics:

When I Follow My Heart ©2008 Brenda M Lane, ASCAP Publishing Company: Lane and Associated Enterprises Publishing (ASCAP)

When I trust, If I trust, I’ll see Your hand 
Guiding me, perfectly into Your purpose 
I will believe in Your Word

Promises that You give, Anchor my heart 
When I trust, Yes, I’ll trust, I’m in Your keeping 
Teach me to follow my heart to Your heart


Chorus: 
When I follow my heart, When I follow my dreams 
When I look to the sky, I am stirred to believe 
That Your infinite plan, Holds a journey for me 
When I follow my heart, When I follow my dreams 
I can soar on Your wings

Wandering and wondering Where I should be 
Answers to questions so far from me 
But there in the nearness of what makes me, me 
was the vision I’d need (Chorus)


Bridge: 
Something inside me pulled at my heart 
Never before have I felt so alive 
Oh and all my convictions were right from the start 
When I followed my heart

When I trust, If I trust, I’ll see Your hand 
Guiding me, perfectly into Your purpose 
Teach me to follow my heart, to Your heart!

When I follow my heart, When I follow my dreams 
When I look to the sky, I am stirred to believe 
That Your infinite plan, Holds a journey for me 
When I follow my heart, When I follow my dreams 
I can soar on Your wings 
When I follow my heart, When I follow my dreams 
I can soar on Your wings.



You can listen to the track on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/0RSfMmWjvv2AY80gXo6ms4

Here is a link to the video on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1k-nXZnmJU

Would you like to hear more CCM music? Then check out our Christian playlists on: https://www.christiandance.eu/playlists

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