Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Unraveling: Music for Holy Week

Giotto, "The Kiss of Judas"
Are you ready for Holy Week? As promised, here are some ready-made music mixes. The music is under copyright; the way I have mixed the songs together is not. PLEASE: if you hear something you like, go buy it!

(Right-click the headers to download each suite.)

Holy Week Suite 1: Binge
Isaac Everett - Preparation
U2 - Magnificent
Matisyahu - King Without a Crown
Living Colour - Cult of Personality
Coldplay – Viva La Vida

Holy Week Suite 2: Purge
Johnny Cash – Personal Jesus
Tracy Chapman - Talkin' 'Bout a Revolution
The Beatles - Revolution
Prince - Thieves in the Temple
Stone Temple Pilots - Trippin' on a Hole in a Paper Heart

Holy Week Suite 3: Supper
Sting - Jeremiah Blues (Part 1)
Sixpence None the Richer - Melody of You
Leonard Cohen – The Guests
Isaac Everett - Valediction
Son Lux - Betray

Holy Week Suite 4: Betrayer
Cher - Heart of Stone
Judybats - Being Simple
Audioslave - Like a Stone
U2 - Until the End of the World
U2 - With or Without You

Holy Week Suite 5: Garden
Don McLean – Vincent
Coldplay – Death and All of His Friends
Dan Bern – God Said No
Sixpence None the Richer - Love
U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)

Holy Week Suite 6: Crucifixion
Sufjan Stevens - For the Widows in Paradise, For the Fatherless in Ypsilanti
Isaac Everett - Execution (Psalm 22)
Jesus Christ Superstar - Crucifixion
Sufjan Stevens - The Palm Sunday Tornado Hits Crystal Lake
Gregorian Chant - Victimae paschali laudes
Isaac Everett - Sermon (What Wondrous Love Is This)

Holy Week Suite 7: Lamentation
St. Mark's Cathedral Choir - Were You There
Isaac Everett - Lamentation (Stabat mater)
Sufjan Stevens - To Be Alone with You
Radiohead – Where I End and You Begin. (The Sky Is Falling In.)
St. Mark's Compline Choir - Lamentations of Jeremiah


  1. Love it! <3 Also Isaac Everett's Preparation is easily my favorite on that album. I totally went and bought it the same day you showed it to me. ^^

  2. Great, Stacy! It's an amazing album, isn't it?