Bestow Upon Me

by Luke Slott

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Rebecca Tavangar This prayer is one that brings comfort, and immediately invites an awareness of the omnipotent and wise God who is always present in time of need.
Thank you Luke for setting it to a beautiful lyrical composition! Xo Favorite track: Bestow Upon Me.
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button77041 Favorite part: (such a voice!)
“so as to make me indepenDENT - - of ALL THINGS. O Thou Who art unsurPASSED--- in Thy MERCY!”
The rest with its refreshing triplets
makes me envision a warm sunny place content in a rocking chair swaying to this sweet song.
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Bestow Upon Me

O Lord! Unto Thee I repair for refuge,
and toward all Thy signs I set my heart.
O Lord! Whether traveling or at home,
and in my occupation or in my work,
I place my whole trust in Thee.
Grant me then Thy sufficing help
so as to make me independent of all things,
O Thou Who art unsurpassed in Thy mercy!
Bestow upon me my portion, O Lord, as Thou pleasest,
and cause me to be satisfied
with whatsoever Thou hast ordained for me.
Thine is the absolute authority to command.

From Selections from the Writings of the Báb, p.193

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released March 23, 2019
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Words from the Writings of the Báb

Credits:

Produced and mixed by Kelly Snook and Luke Slott

Song composed by Luke Slott

Music composed and arranged by Luke Slott and Kelly Snook

Recorded and Engineered by Kelly Snook at:
It’s Not Rocket Science Studios, Portland, OR, USA; Lewes, Sussex, UK; Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Musicians:
(in order of appearance)

Anwar Marshall - Drums
Luke Slott - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Ian Rafalak - Upright Bass
Kelly Snook - Layering
Jason Rafalak - Mandolin
Adam Siegel - Saxophone
Cora Venus Lunny - Violin & Viola
Emily Alves - Cello

Additional Engineering by:
Ryan Moys at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Cora Venus Lunny in Wicklow, Ireland

Assistant Engineers:
Jax Savage at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Eli Wilson at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Mastered by Simon Heyworth
at Super Audio Mastering, Devon, UK.
Mastering Assistant Bill Sellar

Art by Shirin Sahba

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Luke Slott Dublin, Ireland

Luke Slott is a singer, songwriter and composer from Dublin, Ireland. He plays piano, guitar and trumpet, and collaborates with a variety of musicians on both sides of the Atlantic.

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