One of the most popular modern Christian rock bands has been Nine Lashes. Since 2016 the band has been quiet, but in 2020 they have returned to the scene with some of the best music they have made. Following two previous singles, "Guilty Hands" and "Shadows," the new single "Dear Self" continues to show great musical and vocal growth within the band.
The song is written as a letter to one's self, addressing feelings and thoughts of self-doubt and self-image struggles, all in a message of hope. The lyrics in the bridge hit home with I've left you far behind me/And for the grace I now call home/Now I'm finally falling/This place is now my home.
The message of the song is based on Romans 66-12 (NKJV) "Knowing this, that our old man was crucified with[…] Source: Christian Music