Benedict XVI's album is Christmas contender for Top of the Popes
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Benedict XVI's album is Christmas contender for Top of the Popes

Ben Hoyle, Arts Correspondent

He is a debut artist with an established global following, a strong sense of style and a unique selling point that could make him a contender for the Christmas Number One album: he is the Pope.

Geffen, the record label that brought you Nirvana, Guns N’ Roses and the disco shimmer of Donna Summer announced yesterday that it will release an album of litanies and popular chants in November with His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on lead vocals.

The project apparently has the full weight of the Pope’s personal support and the proceeds will be used to provide music education for underprivileged children around the world.

If it connects to even a small percentage of the world’s billion Catholics it should blow the likes of Jay-Z, Robbie Williams and Susan Boyle from Britain’s Got Talent out of the water in the race for end of year sales.

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I'm buying it!
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As long as it's reasonably priced, I can see myself buying this album.

I definitely enjoy our pope's German accent. 
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(08-01-2009, 05:42 PM)CollegeCatholic Wrote: As long as it's reasonably priced, I can see myself buying this album.

I definitely enjoy our pope's German accent. 

I'll be buying a copy.
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