Carolyn Arends is a Contemporary Christian musician, songwriter, and author based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Arends began her career as a songwriter at Benson Music Publishing. In 1995, Carolyn began touring and releasing albums as a singer and guitarist. Her debut release that year (I Can Hear You) was released through Reunion Records. "I Can Hear You" reached number 37 on Billboard Magazine's Contemporary Christian Chart in 1996. "Feel Free" peaked at number 10 on the chart in 1997. More recently her albums have been distributed by Signpost Music (Steve Bell's label).