Award-winning musician and songwriter Jann Klose today releases his brand-new single “Surrender” which is also the title track from his forthcoming studio album due for release on March 3rd.   

Following on the success of recent singles “Sugar My” (which has been watched over 250,000 times on YouTube) and “Flesh and Blood,” Jann’s latest single is “Surrender.” WFUV’s Paul Cavalconte played the song and offered praise on air and on the show’s web page, “pop-savvy songsmith Jann Klose.” Already, “Surrender” is confirmed to be played on a range of stations including SiriusXM’s Underground Garage, Neighborhood Weekly Radio, Radio Crystal Blue….

Jann delves into the inspiration and theme of the single, saying “’Surrender’ isn’t meant to be understood in the traditional sense, it doesn’t refer to ‘losing’ per se. Quite the opposite, it’s actually about winning! Winning, because there is enough strength inside to arrive at a point of true peace. A ‘letting go’ of baggage and a new, different approach to love, connection and self-awareness that wasn’t present before.”

Alex Forbes (Taylor Dayne’s “Don’t Rush Me”), who co-write over half the songs on the Surrender album, sees the song about the choices we make as we navigate through life. “Will we keep on fighting, which ‘feeds the beast inside,’ or surrender to love, and go for the ride? Can we actually ‘throw our weapons down’? At certain points, it truly feels like ‘do or die!’”

Jann has started to tour again and is adding new full band shows in South Africa, the U.S., Germany and Brazil this year. His recent singles have charted on Top 40 radio in South Africa and the U.S. with “Love You the Most” and “Sugar My” both breaking the MediaBase Top 40 Chart and his duet “Pour the Champagne” becoming a radio staple in South Africa. 

“Surrender” streaming at
Out now on Honey Rose Records

(Jann Klose, Alex Forbes)

These four walls
I no longer fit in
A hammer will fall
On these habits I’m breaking

Shock my senses
And blow my mind
Watch me come alive
As I surrender
I surrender

’Cause even the darkest night
Has to end and
I surrender
I surrender

Stepping into the light
It’s do or die
And I surrender
I surrender

War of words
In my head got me spinning
Thinking the worst
But I still keep a-running

Every moment magnified
I could fall or fly
I surrender
I surrender


Fighting only feeds the beast inside
Throw my weapons down
Say the words out loud
I surrender

© 2023 Jann Klose (BMI) & Alexandra Forbes (ASCAP)