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!Hero (album)

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Released  September 2, 2003
Length  107 minutes
Producer  Pete Stewart
Genre  Christian rock
Label  ForeFront / Emd

!Hero is an album featuring the songs from the rock opera, !Hero. It is based on the question, "What if Jesus was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania?" The rock opera modernizes Jesus' last two years on earth and features a cast of many well-known Christian artists with Michael Tait, Rebecca St. James, and Mark Stuart as the three main characters: Hero (Jesus), Maggie (Mary Magdalene), and Petrov (Peter).

Contents

Disc one

  1. "This is How it Happened" – Paul Wright (Hunter) – 2:08
  2. "A Few Good Men" – Michael Tait (Hero), Mark Stuart (Petrov), and Michael Quinlan (Jude) – 5:09
  3. "Wedding Celebration" – Michael Tait (Hero), Nirva (Mama Mary), John Cooper (Rabbi Kai), John Grey (Preacher Rabbi), and GRITS (Wedding Party) – 4:32
  4. "Fire of Love" – Michael Tait (Hero) and John Cooper (Rabbi Kai) – 4:38
  5. "Lose My Life with You" – Michael Tait (Hero) and Nirva (Mama Mary) – 3:14
  6. "Man on a Mission" – Paul Wright (Hunter) – 1:14
  7. "Secrets of the Heart" – Rebecca St. James (Maggie) and Michael Tait (Hero) – 3:52
  8. "Stand Up and Walk" – Michael Tait (Hero), John Cooper (Rabbi Kai), and Matt Hammitt (Blind Cripple) – 4:24
  9. "Do What You Gotta Do" – John Cooper (Rabbi Kai) and Pete Stewart (Devlin) – 3:05
  10. "Take My Hand" – Michael Tait (Hero) – 1:48
  11. "Love's Declaration" – Michael Tait (Hero), Mark Stuart (Petrov), and Rebecca St. James (Maggie) – 3:17
  12. "Raised in Harlem" – Michael Tait (Hero), T-Bone (Jairus), and Donnie Lewis (Jairus' Wife) – 4:21
  13. "They're Callin' Him Hero" – Paul Wright (Hunter) – 2:42
  14. "Manna From Heaven" – Michael Tait (Hero), Mark Stuart (Petrov), Rebecca St. James (Maggie), and Michael Quinlan (Jude) – 4:20
  15. "Hero" – Mark Stuart (Petrov), Rebecca St. James (Maggie), and Michael Quinlan (Jude) – 4:41

"Raised in Harlem" was featured on Hip Hope Hits 2005, a compilation album on Gotee Records.

Disc two

  1. "Leave Here" – Michael Tait (Hero), Rebecca St. James (Maggie), Paul Wright (Hunter) and various (Street Urchins) – 5:19
  2. "Stand by You" – Paul Wright (Hunter) and Rebecca St. James (Maggie) – 2:47
  3. "Say the Word" – Paul Wright (Hunter) – 1:36
  4. "Intentions" – Michael Quinlan (Jude) – 3:20
  5. "Finally Home" – Mark Stuart (Petrov), Rebecca St. James (Maggie), and Michael Quinlan (Jude) – 3:37
  6. "Not in our House" – Michael Tait (Hero) and John Cooper (Rabbi Kai) – 2:09
  7. "Murder on Their Minds" – Paul Wright (Hunter) – 2:59
  8. "Party in the House Today" – Mark Stuart (Petrov) – 3:49
  9. "In Remembrance of Me" – Michael Tait (Hero) – 1:53
  10. "Shadowman" – Michael Quinlan (Jude) and Pete Stewart (Devlin) – 5:00
  11. "Hero's Agony" – Michael Tait (Hero) – 2:37
  12. "I Am" – Michael Tait (Hero) – 4:17
  13. "Kill the Hero" – Paul Wright (Hunter), John Cooper (Rabbi Kai), and Bob Farrell (Governor Pilate) – 6:00
  14. "Execute: 'Intentions (Reprise)', 'Hero (Reprise)', 'Lose My Life with You (Reprise)'" – Rebecca St. James (Maggie), Nirva (Mama Mary), Michael Quinlan (Jude), various (Urchin Mob, I.C.O.N. Thugs) – 3:58
  15. "He's Not Here" – Rebecca St. James (Maggie) and Nathan Lee (Janitor Angel) – 3:41
  16. "The Truth Comes Out" – Paul Wright (Hunter) – 1:47

Recording cast

  • Michael Tait as Hero
  • Mark Stuart of Audio Adrenaline as Petrov
  • Rebecca St. James as Maggie
  • Paul Wright as Special Agent Hunter
  • Nirva as Mama Mary
  • John Cooper of Skillet as Chief Rabbi Kai
  • Michael Quinlan as Jude
  • Matt Hammit of Sanctus Real as Blind Cripple
  • T-Bone as Jairus
  • Donnie Lewis as Jairus' Wife
  • Pete Stewart as Police Chief Devlin
  • Bob Farrell as Governor Pilate
  • John Grey as Preacher Rabbi at the wedding
  • Nathan Lee as Janitor Angel
  • GRITS as the Wedding Party
  • Pete and Donna Stewart as the bride and groom at the wedding
  • References

    !Hero (album) Wikipedia


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