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The Pope is Releasing a Prog-Rock Album Called Wake Up! This November

The album will feature his sermons and speeches set against rock and pop sounds.

Between jet-setting and dispensing holy blessings, Pope Francis, somehow found time to put together a mixtape. According to Rolling Stone, everyone’s fave religious leader is releasing his very own prog-rock album, which will sample multilingual exerpts from his speeches and sermons and set them to music. The LP, called Wake Up!, was approved by the Vatican and produced in partnership with Believe Digital. His Holiness’ musical debut will incorporate pop, rock and Latin sounds to create a spiritually invigorating and


You can listen to the first single off his sure-to-be-a-hit record on SoundCloud. On the song, salled, “Wake Up! Go! Go!”, Pope Francis is heard delivering a rousing sermon. "Wake up / Wake up," he says. "The Lord speaks of a responsibility that the Lord gives you / It is a duty to be vigilant / Not to allow the pressures, the temptations and the sins to dull our sensibility of the beauty of holiness. No one who sleeps can sing, dance and rejoice."

The album’s release date is set for November 12.

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