Songs from "Jesus – The Empty Tomb"

Album of songs from “Jesus – The Empty Tomb”

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Lyrics by WH Auden; Music by Dave LeMieux

  • Performers:
    •          Lead vocal & keys – Dave LeMieux
    •          Recorded, edited, mixed, and mastered by More Than Music, Inc.
 
Lyrics
  • I will mark this day so they won’t forget I so loved the world
  • I so loved the world
  • What kind of God am I? What kind of God am I?
 
  • The word is out now and everybody knows
  • that I’m the God who gave His only Son
  • Who heard Him beg and turned my head away
  • The word is out now and now it’s plain to see
  • that I’m the God who gave His only Son
  • And now that this dark deed is done, I will mark this day
 
  • I will mark this day – the day that Heaven shook the earth with its tears
  • Let them cry – let them fear Me
  • I will mark this day – tear the veil and hold the angels at bay
  • While the sunlight fades away
  • What kind of God am I? What kind of God am I?
 
  • The word is out now and everybody knows
  • that I’m the God who gave His only Son
  • Who left His side and let Him die one day
  • The word is out now and now it won’t be long
  • until it spreads to every distant land
  • A sword to search the heart of man
  • Knowing some will bow and some won’t understand
 
  • He was my Son – now it’s over, now it’s done
  • He was my Son – it is finished, it is done
  • My Jesus died and those who know me know that so did I
 
  • The word is out now and everybody knows
  • that I’m the God who gave His only Son
  • Who heard Him beg and turned My head away
  • The word is out, oh and now behold the Lamb
  • And for the wounds that will one day become
  • The scars that show the world My Son
  • I will mark this day

Music & lyrics by Clayton, Evans, Mullen, Hewson

Performers:
  • Lead vocal – Shaun Lloyd & Lisa Leuschner Andersen
  • Soprano – Edna Robinson
  • Alto & B3 – Kaitlin McCarthy
  • Tenor – Dave LeMieux
  • Keys – Chris Carter
  • Guitar – Matt Tutor
  • Bass – DJ Pruitt
  • Drums – Kim Trammell
  • Recorded by Chris Carter at Memphis University School, Greaseland Studios, and More Than Music
  • Edited, mixed, and mastered by More Than Music, Inc.
 
Lyrics
  • I was a sailor, I was lost at sea
  • I was under the waves before love rescued me
  • I was a fighter, I could turn on a thread
  • Now I stand accused of the things I’ve said
 
  • When love comes to town I’m gonna jump that train
  • When love comes to town I’m gonna catch that flame
  • Maybe I was wrong to ever let you down
  • But I did what I did before love came to town
 
  • I used to find love under a red sunset
  • I was making promises I was soon to forget
  • I was as pale as the lace of her wedding gown
  • But I left him standing before love came to town
 
  • I ran into a juke joint when I heard a guitar scream
  • The notes were turning blue, I was dazing in a dream
  • As the music played I saw my life turn around
  • That was the day before love came to town
 
  • I was there when they crucified my Lord
  • I held the scabbard when the soldier drew his sword
  • I threw the dice when they pierced His side
  • But I’ve seen love conquer the great divide

Music & lyrics by Dave LeMieux

  • Performers:
    • Lead vocal, tenor BGV, keys – Dave LeMieux
    • Soprano – Suzanna Champion
    • Alto & B3 – Kaitlin McCarthy
    • Guitar – Tad Lusk
    • Bass – Ted Partin
    • Drums – James Roberson
    • Recorded by Ted Partin, James Roberson, and More Than Music
    • Edited, mixed, and mastered by More Than Music, Inc.
  • Lyrics
  • The righteous Son delivered – ironically betrayed
  • into the hands of sinners – a blasphemous brigade
  • I would’ve wished Your freedom and cursed them as they cussed
  • But You had to face their leaders – so let them take You if You must
 
  • They’ll try You now for treason – You won’t deny a thing
  • They’ll say they’re within reason to kill their rightful King
  • I might’ve wished that Simon could’ve ground Your cross to dust
  • But, You’re the Cornerstone of Zion – so let them kill You if You must
 
  • If You must, then I trust there was just no other way
  • Through the darkness, death, and dust, to the everlasting day
  • If You must, then I know there is hope beyond the grave
  • Only held by letting go – if You must, what can I say?
 
  • The righteous Son entombed – His body had conceded
  • Friends wished Him embalmed but their herbs and spice weren’t needed
  • Earth’s core could not contain You – yeah, You crashed right through the crust
  • And no one on earth could claim You – You were heaven-bound or bust
 
  • All you cursed, do your worst

Music & lyrics by Murphy & Binion

  • Performers:
    • TBD
 
Lyrics
  • Let us see You lifted up like never before
  • Let us see Jesus, ohh – let us see Jesus, ohh
 
  • Let us see Your sacrifice – let us see You are the Light
  • In a dark world, You are our hope
 
  • Let us see Jesus – let us see Jesus – let us see Jesus – let us see Jesus
 
  • Let us see You face to face – let us see You are our grace
  • Let us see You are the only help we know
 
  • High and lifted up, we wanna see You – we wanna see You

Music & lyrics by GF Handel, arr. Jones

  • Performers:
    • TBD
 
Lyrics
  • Hallelujah!
  • For the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth – hallelujah!
  • The kingdom of this world is become
  • The kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ
  • And He shall reign forever and ever
  • King of kings and Lord of lords

Lyrics by WH Auden; music by Dave LeMieux

  • Performers:
  • Lead vocal & keys – Dave LeMieux
  • B3 – Kaitlin McCarthy
  • Guitar – Tad Lusk
  • Bass – Ted Partin
  • Drums – James Roberson
  • Recorded by Ted Partin, James Roberson, and More Than Music
  • Edited, mixed, and mastered by More Than Music, Inc.
 
Lyrics
  • Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone
  • Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone
  • Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
  • Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come
 
  • Let airplanes circle, moaning overhead
  • Scribbling on the sky the message “He is Dead”
  • Put crepe bows round the white necks of the public doves
  • Let traffic policemen wear their black cotton gloves
 
  • He was my North, my South, my East and West
  • My working week and my Sunday rest
  • He was my noon, my midnight, my talk, and my song
  • When I thought that love would last forever, I was wrong
 
  • The stars are not wanted now; put out every one
  • Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun
  • Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood
  • For nothing now can ever come to any good
  • No, nothing now can ever come to any good

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