Label: MCA Records - MDKS 8012/3 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock, Stage & Screen • Style: Classic Rock, Soundtrack
Jesus Christ Superstar is a album musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Riceon which the rock opera of the same name was based.
The album musical is a musical dramatisation of the last week of the life of Jesus Christbeginning with his entry into Jerusalem and ending with the Crucifixion. It was originally banned by the BBC on grounds of being "sacrilegious". The album's story is based This Jesus Must Die - Various - Jesus Christ Superstar (The Original Motion Picture Sound Track Albu large part on the Synoptic Gospels and Fulton J.
Sheen 's Life of Christwhich compares and calibrates all four Gospels. However, greater emphasis is placed on the interpersonal relationships of the major characters, in particular, Jesus, Judas and Mary Magdalenerelationships that are not described in depth in the Gospels. The first piece of Superstar released was the title songas a single in November backed with the instrumental "John Nineteen Forty-One" see John The full album followed almost a year later.
The album topped the U. The original boxed-set issue of this 2-record set was packaged in the U. Original Concept Recording. This information is not found on the inner packaging. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 28 September Retrieved 27 February — via robertchristgau.
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