Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing (EP)

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For the Søren Kierkegaard book, see Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing.
Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing – EP
A highly stylized drawing of The Welcome Wagon standing in the center of a dark green background with a red and white banner running along the left side. Along the bottom "Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing" is written in white script with "THE WELCOME WAGON" written below in a white serif font.
EP by The Welcome Wagon
Released 2009
Recorded 2001–2008
Studio Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Genre Indie folk, Gospel
Length 12:06
Language English
Label Asthmatic Kitty
Producer Sufjan Stevens
The Welcome Wagon chronology
Welcome to The Welcome Wagon
(2008)
Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing – EP
(2010)
Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices
(2012)

Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing – EP is a 2009 EP by The Welcome Wagon, released by Asthmatic Kitty and produced by Sufjan Stevens. "There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood" previously appeared on the various artists compilation To Spirit Back the Mews, released by Asthmatic Kitty in 2001. All of the songs from the EP are outtakes from their debut album Welcome to The Welcome Wagon.[1]

The proceeds from sales of the EP through iTunes Store go to Freeset—a fair trade organization working with women in Kolkata.[2] The album was initially made available through the Urbana missions conference and later released internationally on January 5, 2010.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Oh Christ, Our Hope" (words: unknown author, 7th or 8th Century as "Jesu nostra redemptio, Amor et desiderium"; translated from Latin to English by John Chandler. music: Vito Aiuto) – 2:46
  2. "Up on a Mountain" (Demo) (Vito Aiuto) – 3:14
  3. "I Am Not Skilled to Understand" (words: Dorothy Greenwell. music: Vito Aiuto) – 2:31
  4. "There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood" (words: William Cowper. music: Vito Aiuto) – 3:35

Personnel[edit]

"O Christ Our Hope"
"Up on a Mountain"
"I Am Not Skilled"
"There Is a Fountain Filled with Blood"
  • Monique Aiuto and Vito Aiuto – guitar, banjo, Casio keyboard, and vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing". Asthmatic Kitty. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  2. ^ a b Whiting, Shannon (2010-01-13). "To the Tunes of Freedom". Urbana. Retrieved 2010-07-11.