Christian singer-songwriter Nichole Nordeman returned earlier this year from a couple years off the road and out of the studio with her fourth studio record, Brave.
Nordeman, known for crafting arty, poetic adult pop songs with a strong spiritual bent, seems no worse for the wait — songs like the title track, Hold On and We Build are introspective and honest radio-friendly tunes with, at times, novel arrangements. There’s even a cover of Bob Dylan’s Gotta Serve Somebody.
Nordeman and Aaron Shust will play Grace Brethren Church in Westerville, Ohio, on Friday, Nov. 4. Tickets are $15. Call 431-8223.