Pope Francis Shares Prog-Rock Track ‘Wake Up!’, Announces Debut Album

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Debut Album Wake Up!  Is Out November 27th November.

I shit you not. This is real. And you really have to listen to Pope Francis’ prog-rock inflected debut track ‘Wake Up!’. His upcoming album Wake Up! is a collection of 11 songs containing the sacred hymns of the Catholic Church reworked by contemporary composers and with extracts from Pope Francis’ speeches. The album will be released on November 27th and was produced by Multimedia San Paolo with Believe Digital. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the album will be donated to a support fund for refugees.

TRACKLISTING:
1 – “Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum!” (6:54) – Extract Of Speech in Italian.
First greeting from the Central Loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica – Vatican City (13th March 2013)
Music Track: Tu Es Petrus with an insert of Adonai (Jewish traditional prayer)2 – “Salve Regina” (5:17) – Extracts Of Speeches in Spanish and Italian.
Meeting with young people from Argentina in the Cathedral of St. Sebastian Cathedral in Rio De Janeiro – Brazil (25th July 2013)
Music Track: Salve Regina3 – “Cuidar el planeda” (4:46) – Extract Of Speech in Spanish.
Speech in the occasion of the Pope visit at FAO in Rome – Italy (20th November 2014)
Music Track: Cuidar El Planeda (Cantico delle creature in Spagnolo)4 – “¿Por qué sufren los ninos?” (5:20) – Extract Of Speech in Spanish.
Speech in occasion of the meeting with young people at the sports field of St. Thomas University in Manila The Philippines (18th January 2015)
Music Track: Jesu dulcis memoria5 – “Non lasciatevi rubare la speranza!” (3:57) – Extract Of Speech in Italian.
Speech to the students of the Jesuit schools of Italy and Albania at the Paul VI Audience Hall – Vatican City (7th June 2013)
Music Track: Christe Redemptor Omnium6 – “La Iglesia no puede ser una ONG!” (4:49) – Extract Of Speech in Spanish.
Meeting with young people from Argentina at the Cathedral of St. Sebastian in Rio De Janeiro – Brazil (25th July 2013)
Music Track: Ubi Carita et Amor, Deus ibi est7 – “Wake up! Go! Go! Forward!” (5:12) – Extract Of Speech in English.
Homily during the closing Mass for the VI Asian Youth Day at the Haemi Castle – South Korea (17th August 2014)
Music Track: Ego sum Resurrectio et Vitam

8 – “La fe es entera, no se licua!” (4:32) – Extract Of Speech in Spanish.
Speech on the occasion of the meeting with young people from Argentina at the Cathedral of St. Sebastian in Rio De Janeiro – Brazil (25th July 2013)
Music Track: Vexilla regis prodeunt

9 – “Pace! Fratelli!” (5:52) – Extract Of Speech in Italian.
Invocation for peace together with Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican Gardens – Vatican City (8th June 2014)
Music Track: Veni Sancte Spiritus

10 – “Santa famiglia di Nazareth” (5:10) – Extract Of Speech in Italian.
Prayer on the occasion of the Family Day on the square of St. Peter’s Basilica – Vatican City (27thOctober 2013)
Music Track: Santa Famiglia di Nazareth

11 – “Fazei o que Ele vos disser!” (3:31) – Extracts Of Speeches in Portuguese and Italian.
Homily during the Holy Mass in the Basilica of the Shrine of “Our Lady of the Concemption of Aparecida” – Brazil (24th July 2013)
Music Track: Ave Maris Stella

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