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Released in 2014 as part of her Greatest Hits: Decade #1 album, the song’s profound message and Underwood’s powerhouse vocals resonated deeply with audiences.
Its uplifting lyrics narrate a story of spiritual transformation and finding strength through faith. Underwood’s emotive delivery and the song’s infectious melody struck a chord, quickly propelling it to the top of the country charts.
The song’s impact extended beyond its chart success. Its themes of redemption and rebirth struck a universal chord, resonating with listeners seeking hope and renewal. The powerful message combined with Underwood’s vocal prowess made it a standout in her discography.
Underwood’s renditions during award shows and televised events showcased her ability to deliver a heartfelt and soul-stirring performance, leaving audiences in awe.
Chart-wise, the song was a massive success. It topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and crossed over to the Hot 100, showcasing its broad appeal across genres. Its chart-topping status and critical acclaim solidified its place as one of Underwood’s iconic hits.
Moreover, “Something in the Water” wasn’t just a musical triumph; its impact transcended the realm of music. Its message of faith and resilience resonated with fans worldwide, inspiring countless individuals facing challenges. The inclusion of “Amazing Grace” in the song makes the message even more powerful.
“Something In The Water” sort of set the stage for Underwood’s foray into gospel music. In 2021, she released a full gospel album, which won her a Grammy for Best Roots Gospel Album.
Watch Underwood’s music video for “Something In The Water” below.