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Apostle
     

The Apostle

 
Like the film itself, the soundtrack to Robert Duvall's The Apostle is a carefully crafted, subtly brilliant collection of contemporary country and gospel. Only three songs were actually used in the film, but all three -- Steven Curtis Chapman's "I Will Not Go Quietly,"

Overview

Like the film itself, the soundtrack to Robert Duvall's The Apostle is a carefully crafted, subtly brilliant collection of contemporary country and gospel. Only three songs were actually used in the film, but all three -- Steven Curtis Chapman's "I Will Not Go Quietly," Patty Loveless' "Two Coats," Lyle Lovett's "I'm a Soldier in the Army of the Lord" -- are excellent, fitting the theme of the film itself. More impressively, the remainder of the songs aren't simply commercial shills -- they offer an excellent overview of gospel, particularly country gospel, music. Traditional gospel tunes like "Softly and Tenderly" and "There Is Power in the Blood" are performed by contemporary acts like Rebecca Lynn Howard and Lari White, respectively, and there are great contributions from Johnny Cash, Russ Taff, Bill Gaither, and the Carter Family, among others. The result is a spellbinding album and one of the rare soundtracks that stands on its own merits.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/10/1998
Label:
Rising Tide
UPC:
0601215305821
catalogNumber:
53058

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Carter Family   Track Performer
Johnny Cash   Track Performer
Emmylou Harris   Track Performer
Patty Loveless   Track Performer
Steven Curtis Chapman   Track Performer
Sounds of Blackness   Track Performer
Russ Taff   Track Performer
Lyle Lovett   Track Performer
Gary Chapman   Track Performer
Gaither Vocal Band   Track Performer
Lari White   Track Performer
Wynonna Judd   Track Performer
Robert Duvall   Track Performer
Dino Kartsonakis   Track Performer
Rebecca Lynn Howard   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Ralph Stanley   Composer
Michael English   Producer
Bill Gaither   Producer
Russ Taff   Producer
Lyle Lovett   Producer
George Duke   Producer
Billy Williams   Producer
Gary Chapman   Producer
Lari White   Producer
Jerry Crutchfield   Producer
Nathan DiGesare   Producer
David Ferguson   Producer
Steve Fishell   Producer
Emory Gordy   Producer
James Hollihan   Producer
Mike Sykes   Producer
Gary Hines   Producer
Robert Duvall   Executive Producer
Peter Afterman   Producer
Scott Greenstein   Executive Producer
Ken Levitan   Producer
John Huie   Producer
John Carter Cash   Producer
Traditional   Composer
C. Austin Miles   Composer
Terry Smith   Composer

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