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Someone Cares


I was recently challenged to try my hand at something new.

I took to a keyboard, and with the help of Glenn Smith (my trusty Producer/Assistant!) I was able to write a new tune for a Salvation Army song, Someone Cares.

I’d love it if you’d have a listen and let me know what you think! Keep in mind, it’s my first go!

Download mp3 sound file here.
Download rough draft pdf sheet music here.

Someone Cares (SASB 238)

1516667614_bfe335e920Do you sometimes feel that no-one truly knows you?
And that no-one understands or really cares?
Through His people God himself is close beside you,
And through them He plans to answer all your prayers.

Someone cares, someone cares,
Someone knows your deepest need, your burden shares,
Someone cares, someone cares,
God Himself will hear the whisper of your prayers.

Ours is not a distant God, remote unfeeling
Who is careless of our loneliness and pain
Through the ministry of men, He gives His healing
In their dedicated hands, brings hope again.

I know He cares for me (SASB CH 133)

I know He cares for me,
I know He cares for me,
I’ll trust my Father in Heaven,
For I know that He cares for me.

I know He cares for you,
I know He cares for you,
I’ll trust my Father in Heaven,
For I know that He cares for you.

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Discussion

19 thoughts on “Someone Cares

  1. Kathleen!!
    You sound amazing!
    Wow gave me shivveries!! I think it’s fantastic!! If that’s your first effort i can only look forward to what you can create in the future!! I know how hard song writing is you should be really proud!!

    Posted by Jayde Turvey | July 15, 2009, 3:24 pm
  2. An awesome new tune Kathleen, very impressive, I can hear strings and extra vocals in the chorus (133) at the end. I love chord prog in the chorus. Good work

    Our college album is gonna rock!

    Posted by Kat D | July 15, 2009, 3:48 pm
  3. Love it Kathleen…

    AMAZING! But I always knew you were…

    Posted by Tammi | July 15, 2009, 4:57 pm
  4. I have tears!!!

    Posted by Mum | July 15, 2009, 5:01 pm
  5. Beautiful Kathleen – your Grandpa Coudrey would have been very proud of you

    Posted by Sharon Roneberg | July 15, 2009, 8:46 pm
  6. Hi Kathleen,

    I always knew you could sing but this is the first time that I’ve actually heard you. You have a wonderful gift, thank you for sharing and I look forward to hearing the more.
    Aunty Lyn

    Posted by Lyn Hynd | July 17, 2009, 11:09 pm
  7. Fantastic!

    Posted by Claudine | July 24, 2009, 12:05 pm
  8. What can I say Kathleen, beautiful, just like you. Keep doing this you have a gift.

    Posted by Karen Baker | August 1, 2009, 5:26 pm
  9. Really blessed me, touched, moved. Powerful…thanks!

    in Jesus
    Andrew C

    Posted by Captain Andrew Clark | September 2, 2009, 7:16 am
  10. Loving it.
    Great voice and great setting.
    Have you made it available as sheet music?
    Would love a copy.

    Posted by Paul Hilditch | March 5, 2010, 12:56 am
  11. I keep coming back to this
    it really speaks to my soul

    Posted by Paul Hilditch | October 9, 2012, 9:43 am
  12. Absolutely love it!

    Posted by Yvonne Field | October 10, 2012, 12:07 am
  13. How can I get copy of this sheet music? It’s beautiful

    Posted by Kirsty | February 14, 2013, 2:01 am
  14. Thank you Kat. Is it possible to get the piano copy? We can’t stop singing your version at home!

    Posted by Kirsty | March 18, 2013, 12:41 am
    • Do you mean that you’d like a copy of the backing track? Or something else? You can download the sheet music and the mp3 direct from this blog post. All the best! Thanks for your kind comment 🙂

      Posted by salvokat | March 18, 2013, 6:29 am
  15. Yes the backing track please x

    Posted by Kirsty | March 25, 2013, 2:33 am

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Kathleen Johansson

We shall win.

"The decree has gone forth that the kingdoms of this world shall become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ and that He shall reign whose right it is from the River to the ends of the earth. We shall win. It is only a question of time. I believe that this Movement shall inaugurate the final conquest of our Lord Jesus Christ."
- General Catherine Booth

Things I’ve said.

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