The Pope’s Personal Vatican Playlist Includes Muse, Fleet Foxes, and Even Tupac!

Yesterday morning Mary Dixon reported that Pope Benedict XVI will be stepping down at the end of this month.

Since he’s on the way out, Buzzfeed took a look back to 2009 when the Vatican first released an official playlist thru MySpace.

Originally included as part of a series of celebrity playlists via Myspace UK, this list features what the Vatican calls, “a perfect mix of classical, world and contemporary music. The genres are very different form each other, but all these artists share the aim to reach the heart of good minded people.”

Here is a look at the full playlist:

The Vatican Playlist
“Advocata Nostra” – Music From The Vatican
“Uprising” – Muse
“Causa Nostrae Laetitiae” – Music From The Vatican
“Il Mare Mi Salva” – Rossomalpelo
“After The Rain” – Dame Shirley Bassey
“Coexist” – Nour Eddine
“Don Giovanni” – Mozart
“Rafaele Merry Del Val” – Lorenzo Perosi Inni Mottetti e Canzoni, Pablo Colino & Coro Academica Filarmonica Romana
“He Doesn’t Know Why” – Fleet Foxes
“Changes” – Tupac Shakur
“Regina Coeli” – Music From The Vatican
“Mi sarete Testimoni” – Santo Subito!

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