Erica Campbell is kicking off 2015 with a brand-new single, "More Love," released on gospel radio stations around the country this week.
The new song was motivated by today's headlines and feelings of frustration and anger in light of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and injustice that followed. In Campbell's own words, the message "love changes things" is issued in "More Love."
"'More Love' comes from taking the temperature of the times we live in," the singer said in a statement alongside her husband, the song's co-writer, Warryn Campbell. "The sense of frustration, anger that we feel, from the civil unrest and tragic deaths in Ferguson, New York, and around the world. We thought it was important to emphasize the importance of love. Love truly does change things. We believe that."
In addition to releasing the mid-tempo and poignant new song, Campbell is offering fans a "re-release" of her debut solo album, "Help." Available on March 31, "Help 2.0" will feature never before released music, remixes of her hits and several guest artists.
Embarking on a solo journey after over a decade with Mary Mary, Campbell continues to succeed. The singer has earned a Dove Award, Soul Train Music Award, and two Grammy Award nominations. Moreover, Campbell has seen two NCAAP Image Award nominations and 10 Stellar Award nominations for her top-selling album "Help." The "A Little More Jesus" singer will head to both the NCAAP Image and Grammy Awards next week. Moreover, Campbell is slated to perform at the 17th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy concert, an event celebrating music and philanthropy.
Meanwhile, Campbell will kick off the "Help 2.0" Tour in New York City on May 2 at BB Kings. Also happening this spring, Campbell's hit television series "Mary Mary" will return for its fourth season on WEtv on March 5. The series follows Campbell and her sister Tina Atkins-Campbell.
Listen to "More Love" here.