Amazing Grace – Music Inspired By The Motion Picture
This is a soundtrack for the movie Amazing Grace starring Ioan Gruffudd. The album features new versions of old hymns recorded by some of Christian music’s more prominent artists as well as one of the most popular country artists around today.
From composer David Arnold (Casino Royale, Independence Day) comes the sweeping original score to the motion picture Amazing Grace. Recorded in London with some of the world’s top musicians, Arnold brings to life the intense journey of Williams Wilberforce and his quest to abolish the British Slave Trade in the UK during the 1700s. Amazing Grace is the story of the famed hymn, its author John Newton (Albert Finney) and the powerful journey of William Wilberforce (Loan Gruffund- A&E’s Horatio Hornblower, Fantastic Four) the man who risked his life and followed his calling to end slavery. Wilberforce’s dream finally came true around the time of his death. Britain’s slave trade was abolished and slaves were finally free. Experience this music journey as history unfolds and the power of one voice changes the world.