Just as powerful now as when I first heard it
A. Norris | Pennsylvania | 12/02/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I first listened to this soundtrack as a child in my mother's living room and I would play it over and over again. It is a powerful mix of religion and music that made a very deep impression on me years ago, and I was very excited as I waited to receive my order. It DID NOT DISAPPOINT! It is just as powerful now as it was when I was a child, and once again, the combination of religion and music is a very moving experience. Although it is more relevant to the Easter season than Christmas, any time is a good time to remind ourselves just how much God loves us and the sacrifice He made by sending His son to die on the cross so all of us could have our sins redeemed and we can have the opportunity to live forever in Heaven. The lyrics are taken directly out of the Gospel and nicely put together by Tim Rice, the music is what we have come to expect from Andrew Lloyd Webber, and together you have a soundtrack that puts you into the story even without a video to go with it. My next step is to get the DVD of the actual play so I can finally see the visual interpretation of the story I have listened to for so long. I would highly recommend this soundtrack for anyone interested in the story of Jesus' last days on earth and the emotions and doubts he experienced along the way, as any other person would."