Change Me [CD]

From: Change Me, 11635

Tom Booth

Inspired by meditations upon the conversion process, which starts with an encounter with God then moves to a courageous prayer.

Description

It starts with a steady, electric bass and drums, then weaves a haunting, distorted guitar with a fierce rap about the mysteries of our faith. Then come samples of someone speaking slowly, with a heavy accent: "You young people, ask yourselves: Do I believe these words of Jesus in the Gospel?" Suddenly, as you tap your foot to the intoxicating rhythm, you realize it's the Holy Father, Pope John Paul II. Only Tom Booth could pull this off.

This is only the beginning of "Taste of Heaven," the Unity-Award-winning rock epic that anchors Tom's album. In the creation of Change Me, Tom was inspired by meditations upon the conversion process, which starts with an encounter with God then moves to this courageous prayer: "Change me, Lord." "Ultimately, the call to change is the call to love. Like Mary," he says, "May we say 'yes' and be changed."

This beautifully packaged disc features 13 original songs that alternate exhilarating rock and soulful blues with alt-country - marked by slide guitar - and reflective ballads. One of many highlights is "My Lady," which closes the album the way the Church closes her night prayers, with petitions and veneration to Mary.

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Contents

Be Forgiven
Change Me
Come to the Cross
Fragrance Prayer
Just Another Day
Let Me See Your Face
Love, Love, Love
My Lady
Prelude to a Change
Taste of Heaven
There Is One
We Wait for You
What You Gonna Do?

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