Tyfirst and the Gracehouse

Ibadan, NIGERIA — Tyfirst and his Urban Contemporary Gospel team known as NUFAMILY (Gracehouse) have released their debut single “CLOSER”, which expresses the desire to be closer to God.

Produced by TYKEYS (Heartbeat Productions), this is a Song that takes us back to church music, singing of the love of God and our desire to know Him better.


T.Y. First is a music director, a sonorous Singer, with a passionate heart for God. He is a deep worshipper with an intense understanding of who God is.

An explosive Song writer who with joy in his heart produces an excellent music that denotes the awesomeness of the Almighty.


Anybody wanna be closer?
It feels good to be closer
Much better to be closer
I’m so excited about this song
Y’all say this after me

I wanna be closer
I wanna be closer
I wanna be better….

I can’t imagine how my life will be, yeah
Without your love and grace covering me
You forgave my sins and gave me life again, yeah
I will live for you and give you all the praise
The more I try, I feel I need some more
More and more of you oh Lord
My desire is to be so close to you

My heart bleeds, my heart yearns for you
Nothing in this world compares to you
My heart bleeds, my heart yearns for you
To be closer and to know you more and more

I live and move and have my being in u..yeah
You are everything and everything is you
I was lost but now am found, was blind, I see…now
It’s your amazing grace that made me who I am
The more I try, i feel I need some more
more and more and more of you
my desire is to be so close to you


My heart has found a new thing
Ever since you came into my life
So I wanna be closer, closer, closer /2x

My heart bleeds, my heart yearns….
To be closer and to know you more and more

Your love is higher than the heavens
Your love is deeper than the oceans
I can’t get enough, I want more /4x

So I wanna be closer, closer, closer, closer, closer
I wanna be your lover /2x

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  • temitope

    Great song 4rm tyfirst and gracehouse….

  • Thobie

    Thia is great……
    i want more!!

  • Thobie

    this is superb…
    more grace

  • Thumb up guys! You rock we’re proiud of you and you are going places with the God’s mandate intact!

  • You guys rock – More Grace

  • Kemifemi

    Love dis guys!!!!! God is ur strength

  • Kemifemi

    Love dis guys!!!! Closer>>>>>>>>>~~~~~~~

  • Adeoye Damilola Ibukunolu

    To think that you were my bunk mate for three weeks at the Nysc orientation camp in tsafe Zamfara State and I never saw this part of you. I knew a different Tayo then but certainly this new Tayo looks #closer. I love the song. Wonder lyrics. Keep coming closer dude . I’m proud of you.