My Soul was Chosen – Empire Nation

My Soul was Chosen by Empire Nation
Taken from the 2012 Closer album. © Empire Nation / Working Bird Inc. 2013.

My Soul Was Chosen is a retelling of the Easter story, and the video features a recreation of the Last Supper, transported to a modern setting.

This song is taken from the band’s second album, Closer, which is available from your local Christian bookshop or from

Filmed and edited by Rowan While.
Camera work by Joshua-James Cunliffe

Band: Empire Nation featuring Adam Moran (backing vox), Lizzy Stephenson (backing vox), Ellie McClune (Cello), Joe Wait (Keyboard), Matt Lowe (Violin) and Tommy Purkis (Violin).
Last Supper:
Jesus – Pete Jermey,
Judus – Alistair Stephenson,
John – Tommy Purkis
Simon – Dave Jackson
James – Ed Bird
Peter – Sam Dransfield
Bartholomew – Bart Soper
Thomas – Chris Ablett
Matthew – Matthew Lowe
Thaddeus – Paul Bird
Andrew – Joe Wait
James – Sam Greene
Philip – Darren RiceWith thanks to: Colourburn Media, Sarah Bird and Chris Ablett – Stage Engage. Filmed at The Ex-Centre Exeter. UK

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