Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 8/4/15

Earlier recaps:

July 28, 21, 14, 7 | June 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | May 26, 19, 12, 5 | April 28, 21, 14, 7 | March 31, 24, 17, 10, 3 | February 24, 17, 10, 3 | January 27, 20, 13, 6

Quick list of all Amazon links for this week.

CDs Now Available:

The Bodyguard The Musical
(First Night Records - new import CD/iTunes)
World premiere cast recording. Featuring Alexandra Burke, Rachel Marron, Melissa James, Nicki Marron. "Rachel Marron Entrance," "Queen Of The Night," "How Will I Know," "Greatest Love Of All," "Saving All My Love For You," "Mayan Medley (Million Dollar Bill, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, So Emotional)," "Run To You," "I Have Nothing / End Of Act One," "All The Man That I Need," "I'm Every Woman," "Fletcher," "All At Once," "Run To You Reprise / Going Home," "Jesus Loves Me / Phone Call," "Nicki's Death," "Jesus Loves Me Reprise," "One Moment In Time," "He's My Bodyguard," "I Will Always Love You," "I Wanna Dance With Somebody." CD available directly from the U.K. at Dress Circle UK and Amazon UK.

Descendants Soundtrack
(Disney - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
From Disney's new live-action musical. "Rotten to the Core" (Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce and Booboo Stewart), "Evil Like Me" (Kristin Chenoweth and Dove Cameron; written by Andrew Lippa), "Did I Mention" (Jeff Lewis, Mitchell Hope), "If Only" (Dove Cameron), "Be Our Guest" (Mitchell Hope,Spencer Lee, Kala Balch, Marco Marinangeli), "If Only" (Reprise)" (Dove Cameron), "Set It Off" (Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Mitchell Hope, Sarah Jeffrey and Jeff Lewis), "Believe" (Shawn Mendes), "Rotten to the Core" (Sofia Carson), "Night Is Young" (China Anne McClain), "Good Is the New Bad" (Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson and China Anne McClain), "I'm Your Girl" (Felicia Barton), "Descendants Score Suite" (David Lawrence). Digital versions already available.

Donna McKechnie: Same Place: Another Time
(Jay Records - new on CD)
Live recording from September 18 and 19, 2013, concert performances at London's Angel Studios. "Hustle/Where or When/Native New Yorker," Thank you so much I see some old friends, "Uptown-Downtown," Also ironically, "What More Do I Need?," "The Morning After," As I remember, "I Never Know When," Ah Yes, They were becoming interchangeable, "You're Moving Out Today," "Where Do You Start," Marvin Hamlisch was one of the, "At the Ballet," "Astaire," So there I am in the Shubert Theatre, You know in the beginning, "Better Luck Next Time," Of course he was right, "I Got Lost in His Arms," Oh so i'm a late bloomer, "Hate / Love New York," Thank you, "Time in A Bottle," Thank you, wow, what a, "With So Little to Be Sure Of." Arrangements and music direction by John McDaniel. Digital version released earlier at iTunes.

The Scottsboro Boys OLC
(JAY Records - new on CD)
Kander & Ebb score. West End transfer cast includes Brandon Victor Dixon, Colman Domingo, Forrest McClendon and James T. Lane. Also in the cast are British actors Julian Glover, Dawn Hope, Dex Lee, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton, Richard Pitt, Emile Ruddock and Carl Spencer. "Minstrel March," "Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey!," "Commencing In Chattanooga," "Alabama Ladies," "Nothin'," "Electric Chair," "Go Back Home," "Shout," "Make Friends With the Truth," "That's Not the Way We Do Things," "Never Too Late," "Financial Advice," "Southern Days," "Alabama Ladies" (Reprise), "Zat So?," "You Can't Do Me," "The Scottsboro Boys," "Minstrel March (Reprise)," "Last Scene," "Exit Music," "Go Back Home" (Bonus Track). Recorded at Abbey Road's Studio Two. Produced by John Yap. Executive producer Paula Marie Black. Digital version released at iTunes earlier.

Doctor Zhivago OBC recording
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Score by Music by Lucy Simon, Michael Korie and Amy Powers. Cast includes Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, Tom Hewitt. "Two Worlds," "Komarovsky's Toast," "Who Is She?," "It's a Godsend," "When the Music Played," "Watch the Moon," "Forward!," "Somewhere My Love," "Now," "Forward! (Reprise) / Blood on the Snow," "Komarovsky's Lament," "Yurii's Decision," "In This House," "Women and Little Children / He's There," "No Mercy at All," "In This House (Reprise)," "Love Finds You," "Nowhere to Hide," "It Comes as No Surprise," "Ashes and Tears," "On the Edge of Time," "Now (Reprise)," "Blood on the Snow (Reprise)," "Finale / On The Edge of Time (Reprise)," "He's There (piano rendition performed by Emily Bear)," "When The Music Played (performed by Sharon Azrieli Perez)," "Only You're There (cabaret version performed by Kelli Barrett) - Digital bonus.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

(Disney - new on DVD)
New Disney live-action musical for TV. Cast includes Kristin Chenoweth (Maleficent) and Kathy Najimy (The Evil Queen). Bonuses: Backstage Dance Rehearsals - Dance Till You Drop! exclusive cast rehearsals with director Kenny Ortega. 112 minutes.

BOOKs Now Available:

The Metropolitan Opera 2016 Wall Calendar
(Universe Publishing - Wall Calendar)
Features color photographs of scenes, stars, and performances from such operas as Rigoletto, Le Nozze di Figaro, Die Fledermaus, La Boheme, and II Barbiere di Siviglia.


Billy Elliot the Musical Live
(Universal - on Blu-ray/digital HD)
Live recording of West End production. The production stars Matteo Zecca, Mitchell Tobin, Bradley Perret, Elliott Hanna, Ruthie Henshall and Deka Walmsley. 160 minutes. Previously released in the UK and davailable at at Amazon UK.

It Shoulda Been You OBC
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Barbara Anselmi and Brian Hargrove score. Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Lisa Howard, Sierra Boggess, with David Burtka, Montego Glover, Chip Zien, Josh Grisetti, Adam Heller, Michael X. Martin, Anne L. Nathan, Nick Spangler, Farah Alvin, Gina Ferrall, Aaron C. Finley, Mitch Greenberg, Jillian Louis, and Edward Hibbert. "I Never Wanted This," "This Day (Opening)," "Who," "It Shoulda Been You," "Back In The Day," "Perfect," "Nice," "Albert's Turn," "Where Did I Go Wrong," "Beautiful," "A Perfect Ending," "Love You Till The Day," "Jenny's Blues," "Whatever," "A Little Bit Less Than," "What They Never Tell You," "Perfect/Whatever Reprise," "That's Family," "Finale." Also pre-ordering at Ghostlight website.

At Long Last Love
(Varese Sarabande - new on CD)
Soundtrack from 1975 Peter Bogdanovich musical film. Music by Cole Porter. Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd.