Like many musicians, 2020 took a bit of a toll on JD Dohnal when it came to performing live. However, he turned that downtime into a creative force, and from that came a cascade of new material he couldn’t wait to share with the world; from his appearance on a Disney soundtrack to his latest single, “Believe Again.”
Those who live for music know all too well what a song like “Believe Again” can do for them. Motivational from the press of play, JD Dohnal’s current gem is comparable to that friend who is never anything but encouraging. Which, after the whirlwind that was 2020 – we could all use. Not only is “Believe Again” lyrically comforting, but it’s also a well-structured pop song that fans of everyone from Phil Wickham to OneRepublic.
JD Dohnal’s ability to captivate with words is what drives home “Believe Again.” However, his way with words is nothing new. He’s a seasoned songwriter with a multitude of accolades that prove his pen is gifted. Over the years he has taken home awards from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, the USA Songwriting Competition, the Nashville Song Search, and more.
“Believe Again” just dropped in 2021, but don’t be surprised to hear it pop up in a hit TV show or movie soon because JD Dohnal is no stranger to having his music placed in big places. Throughout the years his music has been featured in CBS fan-favorites like ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ and ‘CSI,’ as well as movies such as Seth Rogen’s ‘Observe and Report’ and Disney+’s 2019 holiday release, ‘Noelle’ starring Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader.
A song fit for screens both big and small, as well as airwaves, playlists, and beyond – “Believe Again” is that musical inspiration we could all use right now.
Written by: Kendra Beltran