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Neal Morse releases live video of Love Has Called My Name

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Neal Morse has released a new live clip of Love Has Called My Name. It's taken from his upcoming live album Jesus Christ The Exorcist - Live At Morsefest 2018, which will be released through Frontiers Music on December 4. You can watch the video in full below.

The live double release presents Morse's ambitious 2019 rock opera Jesus Christ: The Exorcist story set as a progressive rock musical, with Morse himself the musical director and not the main performer and performed porior to Morse recording it as a studio album.

Morse is joined by Spock's Beard and Enchant singer Ted Leonard as well as Nick D’Virgilio (Spock’s Beard, Big Big Train), Jake Livgren (Protokaw), Matt Smith (Theocracy), John Schlitt (Petra), Rick Florian (White Heart), Mark Pogue and Wil Morse andNashville based Talon David as Mary Magdalene.

Participating musicians included regular Morse collaborators such as Bill Hubauer and Randy George, while Eric Gillette (usually a guitarist) played drums, with Paul Bielatowicz on lead guitar. The orchestra included a horn section, a choir, backing singers and a string quartet. The staging and lighting was no less impressive, with visuals by Christian Rios and sound by Jerry Guidroz (Sons of Apollo, Neal Morse Band, Haken).

Jesus Christ The Exorcist - Live At Morsefest 2018 will be available as a double CD, Blu-ray and DVD.

Pre-order Jesus Christ The Exorcist - Live At Morsefest 2018.

Neal Morse

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Neal Morse: Jesus Christ The Exorcist - Live At Morsefest 2018

CD1
1  Introduction
2  Overture
3  Getaway
4  Gather The People
5  Jesus’ Baptism
6  Jesus’ Temptation
7  There Is 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

CD2
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 (Reprise)
12  Morsefest 2018 End Credits

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.