• 22nd June 2010 - By admin

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    Rachel’s Anthem Lyrics

    June 2010 – Rachel Scott Music is proud to post the latest single written by Rachel. This was a project in the making for over 2 yrs. Though not many know the story of how this song came to be, it has now finally come to completion. We are excited to partner with Rachel’s Challenge.

    The song idea really came into being from an invite from Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Joy Scott.  His initial email to us, “Hi Greg, my name is Darrell Scott and I just happened to run across your wife’s vocals while looking at the Compassion International site.  My daughter, Rachel Joy Scott, was the first student killed in the 1999 Columbine High School massacre.  We have a nonprofit organization called Rachel’s Challenge that has become the largest school assembly program in America and Bermuda.  This year we spoke to over 1.3 million students and teachers.  You can check out our website at www.rachelschallenge.com I would just like to explore an idea I had with you and your wife, if after checking out our website, you should have an interest.  You could call me at…, or email me back at this address.  Thanks, Darrell Scott” emailed 12/15/08

    From that email, and flying out to the Denver area to see one of the Assemblies, visiting the Columbine Memorial, reading their books, journals, praying and waiting, Rachel wrote an incredible song that we believe holds to the values of what Rachel Joy Scott was all about. Rachel was honored to be asked to partner with them in this way. We are excited to see her song be used to impact the lives of thousands of kids (and adults) all over the world. Oh and one more interesting fact… the writers of this song are recording artist Rachel Scott, and Rachel Joy Scott. Some of the lyrical phrases in the song are taken directly from Rachel Joy Scott’s journals. Enjoy.

    Greg Scott

    Rachel Scott Music

  • 14 Comments to “New Single In Memory of “Rachel Joy Scott””

    • Sarah Pearson on June 23, 2010

      Love it!!! Cannot believe how all of this came to be. What a great song for these dark times.

    • Dave on June 23, 2010


      Excellent song and great story! Are the lyrics online anywhere yet?


    • admin on June 23, 2010

      yep. the tab right below the song player tab on the blog. It says Rachel’s Anthem Lyrics. Click on it and a PDF file will come up.

    • Nancy Meyer on July 5, 2010

      Rachel–this is so cool. I’ve read “Rachel’s Tears” and I’m sure you did too while doing your research. Thanks so much for doing this. Another book written about one of the other kids was “She Said Yes.”

      May God continue to bless your music and your ministry!!

    • kayla on August 31, 2010

      our school just has a presentation of Rachel’s challenge. i head this song and fell in love. as soon as i heard it, the tears started flowing. i listen to it when i get ready every morning.

      God bless. I pray He continues to bless you as you bless others in His name.

    • Kaylee on November 9, 2010

      I love this song my 6th grade listened to this today and took rachels challenge and has touch my heart

    • Robert MacHale on March 21, 2011

      Wow!!! This is amazing…RM

    • Kayla on March 27, 2011

      I had to do a essay on her, and also a book report. But I loved it, and I choose her, she has changed my life, and this song and herself is so touching, I actually started crying because of it.

    • tasha on November 14, 2011

      i think rachel joy scott would be very inspired that everyone is creating a chain reaction

    • Troy Moffitt on December 7, 2011

      Hey, is there any way I can get the chords to this song? I play guitar and sing a little and I want to make a cover of this and play it for my FCA(Fellowship of Christian Athletes) group next week. This song has touched my heart and I know that Rachel is looking down from Heaven knowing that her goal to touch millions of people’s hearts has been acchieved. She did what many people wouldn’t do. She stood up for God and showed her faith.

    • Kaitlyn Tomlinson on October 25, 2012

      Today at my school we all heard about Rachel’s life and about how she died. We all were crying because it was just so emotional. She impacted on me immensely. Rachel is my hero. I wish i could have known her. She was and still is AMAZING. This is such an amazing story….. and i hope that others are also impacted from this to be like her. Rachel will NEVER be forgotten. Rest In Peace Rachel <33 xx

    • Jennifer Waggoner on November 24, 2012

      Looking for accompaniment track for Rachels Anthem to be sung at our church. Where do I find it? Thanks.

    • Kelly on June 10, 2013

      I love this song so much. I first heard about Rachel and Columbine 2 years ago, and even though I’m from the UK, it really impacted me. Rachel’s story and legacy have inspired me so much, and I want to pick up her torch and carry on. I might not have known Rachel on earth, but I’ll see her one day in heaven! Thanks for making this song as well, because it’s amazing. I listen to it as much as I can. :)

    • Kia Osborne on August 29, 2015

      I watched your story on Seven Year Switch and heard you sing, want to here more of your music. Hope all is well

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