“Once in every generation a song comes along that you believe is distinctive, and I must say Hold Me Father is just something that immediately grabs my attention as not being run of the mill, but in every way something that God is using and speaking through. Louise Campion has just produced the most fabulous song. This song needs to be brought to the heart of the nation. It needs to be brought to the heart of the world. Hold Me Father is a prayer of dependency, and its one that we need to get out into the public forum that everybody may embrace.”
Dr. Noel Tredinnick - Composer, Orchestrator, and Conductor Emeritus of the All Soul's Orchestra, London
If you would like to sing the song in your church, the chords, lyrics, and CCLI song number can be found on
We Are Worship's website at the link below:
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP?
This song was recorded to extend the heart of the Father to a generation that is crying out to be loved and to belong in a family.
If you want to see this song continue to touch, impact and change people’s lives and enable them to discover and encounter God as their Father, I would be so grateful if you would be willing to help me by posting links to the song on your Social Media pages or letting your friends and family know about it so that as many people can get access to it as possible. Please request for it to be played on radio, and if you need music & lyrics to be able to sing it at your church, please contact me. Thanks so much :-)
"I still remember the first time I heard this song. I was in South Africa with Lou and we were in a high school, and she began singing this song over a room full of students, about the Father and about His love, and I remember just looking around and seeing these tears streaming down people’s faces as God broke in and they got revelation of just how loved and precious they are to Him. It was a beautiful moment and this song has been used many times by God, and many many people have been touched at churches and events all around the world.
You know there’s something so powerful about when a writer manages to articulate what feels like a deep heart-cry in us, but sometimes we can’t find the language or the words, and I really feel like Hold Me Father is one of those. It’s personally brought such comfort and strength to me as I’ve sung it over the years and I know that the same will be true of many other people as they hear it."
Singer, Songwriter, Worship Leader, UK
Close friend, Former Homegroup Leader,
Eldership at Harvest Church, SA
“From the moment I heard Louise play Hold Me Father,
I knew it was a song that the world needed to hear.
Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artist,
Coach on The Voice, SA
“Louise Campion is an amazing person. She’s just so pure, an amazing worshipper, and a great musician, and she’s written a song, Hold Me Father. It is something that I think our nation is really needing right now. I think it speaks to everybody and the way that we think about God.”
Vicar of Pattern Church Swindon, UK
“When I heard Hold Me Father it was like a seven minute encounter with God and His love.”
Orchestra Recording day
The orchestra recording happened on the 11th June 2019 at All Souls Church, Langham Place and it was a truly incredible day. The All Souls Orchestra under Noel Tredinnick’s conducting leadership were phenomenal, and Neil Costello did an outstanding job with the recording and mixing. I had the BEST team of people to make a truly memorable day in every possible way! The orchestra sounds EPIC!!!
I can’t wait for you to hear it!!!
THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING 🙂
Another great thing about the orchestra recording day, was that the last half hour of my orchestra recording time I gifted to Lawrence LJ Johnson and the other writers of “Strength to go on” which is a song that was recorded with over 100 members of the gospel community and some of the top UK Christian artists to raise funds for the countries impacted by hurricane Idai – so its a lovely thought to know that all of you who have given towards the project have actually given towards that amazing cause too.
LIV Choir Recording Day
The LIV Village Choir recording happened in South Africa on the 17th August 2019 with Nik Fairclough at Northwind Studios.
I recorded my vocals there the following week. Geoff Pesche did the mastering of my EP at Abbey Road Studios.
“Between who you are and who you could be.
Between how it is and how it should be...”
Sometimes it takes 20 years for a dream to come true.
“If somebody goes the extra mile to help,
go the extra inch to thank them”
- Louise Campion
These are the incredible people who played a significant part in helping me get all the various
things in place to make the Hold me Father recording possible.
I feel so blessed to have had their input, advice, support, help and expertise on this project
and I will be forever grateful to each one of them for their contribution to HMF.