With its easily learned Refrain, Michael Avolicino’s “Hosanna” solves the problem of how to teach a new song for the Palm Sunday procession as people gather outside the church. Michael also shares a tip on D tuning that opens up the guitar sound.
Inspired by the poetry of Saint John of the Cross, Tom Booth’s new song is a heartfelt prayer to the God who heals us from deep within ourselves. During the recording session, Tom’s studio musicians were moved to tears.
The haunting melody and compelling chords of Cry for Mercy will immediately draw you into the psalmist’s yearning for God. Michael Avolicino composed this setting of Psalm 130 for his parish and we are pleased to present it to the whole Church.