Jesus Christ The Exorcist (2CD)

Neal Morse

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2
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Delivery Estimate
5-10 days
Genre
Rock, Hard Rock
Label
Frontiers
Released
June 14, 2019

Format: Compact Disc

£14.89

 

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Description

"Jesus Christ - The Exorcist" is a monumental project in Neal Morse's already impressive discography. A Progressive Rock Opera 10 years in the making, it was written and produced by Morse and includeds performances by Neal and an all-star cast of vocalists and musicians. "Jesus Christ the Exorcist" will be released on June 14, 2019 on a double album set featuring about two hours of music that will encompass all the spectrums and genres Neal Morse is known for and will, of course, tell the Story of Stories. Neal explains, "Sometimes providence comes with a whisper; sometimes it comes with an unexpected phone call. A friend of mine who works in the music business called me from New York one day in 2008 and said, "Hey man, a friend and I were listening to Jesus Christ Superstar last night and were saying, 'Man, somebody ought to do a new rock opera based on the Jesus story'. I told my friend, 'I know the guy!' He went on to tell me I ought to write an epic prog piece based on the gospels. With a New York accent he said, 'Ya gotta do it!' I laughed and said, 'Well, I'm busy right now, but I'll think about it.' Over the next couple of months, I began to feel that "yes" inside and spent a few months writing the first draft. The strong sense that I was onto something continued to grow and the people that sang on the original version were really into it. One day the phone rang and it was my friend from New York, Michael Caplan. He said, 'You're not gonna believe this, but I've got a company interested in the musical!' I replied, 'That's great, 'cause I am in the middle of a rewrite as we are putting it on at Morsefest 2018 in a few months.' Very timely! The company is called Frontiers Music Srl and after some communication, we struck a deal! Cool! So, here we are..ready to release this collection of songs and themes that is very dear to my heart and I believe tells the greatest story ever told in a powerful, new way." With a cast of amazing vocalists and musicians like Ted Leonard, Eric Gillette & more...

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Key Value
Catalogue number FRCD955
Barcode 8024391095522
Number of items 2
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 100g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Introduction -
2. Overture -
3. Getaway -
4. Gather The People -
5. Jesus' Baptism -
6. Jesus' Temptation -
7. There's A Highway -
8. The Woman Of Seven Devils -
9. Free At Last -
10. The Madman Of The Gadarenes -
11. Love Has Called My Name -
12. Better Weather -
13. The Keys To The Kingdom -
14. Get Behind Me Satan -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. He Must Go To The Cross -
2. Jerusalem -
3. Hearts Full Of Holes -
4. The Last Supper -
5. Gethsemane -
6. Jesus Before The Council And Peter's Denial -
7. Judas' Death -
8. Jesus Before Pilate And The Crucifixion -
9. Mary At The Tomb -
10. The Greatest Love Of All -
11. Love Has Called My Name (Repreise) -