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Pope Francis To Achieve 'Rock Star' Status With Release Of Upcoming Album

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) - So you think Pope Francis has already hit rock star status?

Just wait: He'll be releasing a pop-rock album soon.

Believe Digital, the label releasing the album, announced Friday that "Wake Up!" will be available on Nov. 27. The album will feature extracts from Pope Francis' speeches in various languages, including English, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Pope Francis premiered the first single called "Wake Up! Go! Go! Forward!" on Rolling Stone's website on Friday. The album is available for pre-order on iTunes.

The album's 11 tracks range from pop to rock to Latin sounds. Some of the album's proceeds will be donated to "a support fund for refugees," according to a news release.

You can listen to the track on Soundcloud by clicking here.

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