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This is the Day

by Luke Slott

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'This is the Day' is a new single released in celebration of the Festival of Ridván and the launch of the Bahá'í community's new 9-year plan of activity to "release the society-building power" of the teachings of Bahá'u'lláh, the prophet-founder of the Bahá'í Faith.

You can download the song free of charge during the 12 days of Ridván (April 21-May 2) and if you'd like to support my work you can do so through my website: www.lukeslott.com/donate or my Patreon Page: www.patreon.com/lukeslott

Watch the video at: youtu.be/bxNKXHPvHBI

You can learn more about Bahá'u'lláh and the meaning of Ridván at www.bahai.org

lyrics

This is the Day
[This is the Day]
whereon the Ocean of God’s mercy
hath been manifested unto men,

[This is the Day]
[This is] the Day
in which the Day Star of His loving-kindness
hath shed its radiance upon them,

[This is the Day]
[This is] the Day
in which the clouds of His bountiful favor
have overshadowed the whole of mankind.

Now is the time
to cheer and refresh
the down-cast
through the invigorating breeze of love and fellowship,
and the living waters of friendliness and charity.

This is the Day in which mankind
can behold the Face,
and hear the Voice,
of the Promised One.

From Gleanings From the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh, V & VII

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released April 21, 2022
Credits:

Produced by Kelly Snook, Xiao'an Li, Antimo Kelly Puca & Luke Slott

Mixed & Edited by Kelly Snook

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

Words set to music by Luke Slott

String arrangement by Xiao'an Li

Recorded by Antimo Kelly Puca at AP Studios Dublin, Ireland

Additional recording by Emily Alves at the Center for the Study of the Texts at the Bahá'í World Centre, Haifa, Israel

Piano & Voice: Luke Slott
Violins & Violas: Cora Venus Lunny
Cellos: Emily Alves, Lioba Petrie, Vyvienne Long
Brass: Xiao'an Li

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Luke Slott Portland, Oregon

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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