Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 10/2/18 (updated 10/5/18)

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Earlier recaps:

2018: September 25, 18, 11, 4 | August 28, 21, 14, 7 | July 31, 24, 17, 10, 3 | June 26, 19, 12, 5 | May 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | April 24, 17, 10, 3, March 27, 20, 13, 6 | February 27, 20, 13, 6 | January 30, 23, 16, 9, 2

2017 | 2016 | 2015

CDs Now Available:

Girl from the North Country OLC
(Sony - new on CD/mp3/at iTunes)
Songs by Bob Dylan, feature in new play by Conor McPherson, at the Public Theatre fall 2018. Sheila Atim, Ron Cook, Bronagh Gallagher, Shirley Henderson, Ciarán Hinds, Claudia Jolly, Arinzé Kene, Debbie Kurup, Kirsty Malpass, Jim Norton, Tom Peters, Karl Queensborough, Sam Reid, Michael Shaeffer, Jack Shalloo, and Stanley Townsend. "Sign on the Window," "Went to See the Gypsy," "Tight Connection to My Heart," "Slow Train Coming/License to Kill," "Ballad of a Thin Man" (Instrumental), "I Want You," "Blind Willie McTell" (Instrumental), "Like a Rolling Stone/To Make You Feel My Love," "Like a Rolling Stone" (Reprise)/I Want You," "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere/Jokerman," "Sweetheart Like You/True Love Tends to Forget," "Girl from the North Country," "Hurricane/All Along the Watchtower/Idiot Wind," "Lay Down Your Weary Tune" (Instrumental), "Duquesne Whistle/Señor" (Tales of Yankee Power)/Is Your Love in Vain?/License to Kill," "Tight Connection to My Heart" (Underscore/Reprise), "Lay Lady Lay" (Instrumental)/Jokerman" (Reprise)/Clair De Lune," "Forever Young," "My Back Pages." Previously available as an import.

A Star Is Born
(Interscope - new on CD/on mp3/at iTunes/vinyl LP)
Soundtrack for 2018 musical film starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. Includes Songs by Lukas Nelson. "Intro," "Black Eyes," "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" (dialogue), "Fabulous French" (dialogue), "La Vie En Rose," "I'll Wait For You" (dialogue), "Maybe It's Time," "Parking Lot" (dialogue), "Out Of Time," "Alibi," "Trust Me" (dialogue), "Shallow," "First Stop, Arizona" (dialogue), "Music To My Eyes," "Diggin' My Grave," "I Love You" (dialogue), "Always Remember Us This Way," "Unbelievable" (dialogue), "How Do You Hear It?" (dialogue), "Look What I Found," "Memphis" (dialogue), "Heal Me," "I Don't Know What Love Is," "Vows" (dialogue), "Is That Alright?," "SNL" (dialogue), "Why Did You Do That?," "Hair Body Face," "Scene 98" (dialogue), "Before I Cry," "Too Far Gone," "Twelve Notes" (dialogue), "I'll Never Love Again" (Film Version)," "I'll Never Love Again" (Extended Version)."

Wicked Clone, or how to deal with the devil - original Off-Broadway cast
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Played at St. Luke's Theatre in 2017 as Wicked Clone: The Cinema Musical. 25 original songs written, arranged, produced and performed by Indiggo Twins who both play piano, guitar, drums and sing in multiple harmonies. "Hello," "Up and Down," "Eureka," "Nails Up," "La La La," "Bite Back," "Half Man, Half Vamp," "A Kiss to Live," "Ride With Me," "Honey, Money," "White Lies, White Sins," "Wicked Clone," "Little Lying Mirror," "Pull the Curtains to the Side," "Take off Your Mask," "Younger Than Yesterday," "Queen of Tango," "Love Flu," "I'm Afraid of Who I Am," "Tell Me Less & Love Me More," "Different," "Ooh La La / Fairies Call," "I Am Like God," "Dracula's Land," "Immortal." Previously released on mp3 and at iTunesAlso at


Lena Hall: Obsessed: Muse
(Ghostlight Records - new digital album on mp3/at iTunes)
"Time Is Running Out," "Falling Away with You," "Ruled by Secrecy," "Starlight."

Miss You Like Hell digital
(Ghostlight Records - new digital album on mp3/at iTunes)
Public Theater cast recording of Quiara Alegría Hudes / Erin McKeown score. Marinda Anderson, Danny Bolero, Andrew Cristi, Latoya Edwards, Shawna M. Hamic, Marcus Paul James, Gizel Jiménez, David Patrick Kelly, Michael Mulheren, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Martín Solá. "Lioness (Prologue & Prayer)," "Sundays," "Mothers," "Received," "Yellowstone," "My Bell's Been Rung," "Over My Shoulder," "Bibliography," "Baggage," "Castaway Comments," "Tamales," "Now I'm Here," "Dirtiest Deed," "Yellowstone (Reprise)," "Dance With Me," "Lioness," "Court Clothes," "Miss You Like Hell," "Over My Shoulder (Reprise)," "Epilogue." At

So Much To Say - Songs For Everytown
(Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label - new digital album on mp3/at iTunes)
The artists support the work of Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund and its mission to end gun violence in the United States. "When I Kiss You Goodbye" (written by Rob Rokicki; performed by Rob Rokicki, Salli Garrigan and Pace University students Ben Nurthen, Matt Piper, Jamir Brown, Sean-Michael Bruno, Maria Andrioli, Emmalee Kidwell, Hillary Dominguez and Karissa Carleton), "Thoughts and Prayers" (written and performed by Drew Gasparini), "That's Not The Way It's Gonna Be" (written by Lynne Shankel; performed by Julie Foldesi), "Stand For Change" (written by Michael Patrick Walker; performed by Shayna Steele), "Standing Proud" (written and performed by Julie Foldesi), "17" (written and performed by Bobby Cronin), "Stand With Me" (written by Zoe Sarnak; performed by Justin Guarini, Margo Seibert, Ariana DeBose, Katerina Papacostas, Bobby Cronin and Sean-Michael Bruno), "Never Again" (written by Gary Adler; performed by Jennifer Perry and Gary Adler), "Stupid Kids" (written by Laurence O'Keeffe and Nell Benjamin; performed by Celeste Rose, Imari Hardon, Nicole Vandyzandy, Charissa Hogeland, Doug Storm, Donnie Kehr, Matt Hetherington), "Be The Song" (written by Michael Mott; performed by Michael Mott, Jonathan Burke, Brandon Contreras, Lauren Devine, Brittany Dorazio, Joshua Greenblatt, Nathan Richardson, Lindsay Rider and Nicole Turner), "Ordinary Day" (written by Jonathan Reid Gealt; performed by Loren Allred). Executive produced by Yael Silver, produced by Michael Croiter. Currently at

BOOKs Now Available:

The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary American Plays: Volume Two
(Oberon Books - Paperback Book)
Each play is introduced by critically acclaimed writers. The volume includes: The Edge of Our Bodies by Adam Rapp, introduced by AM Homes; The Coward by Nick Jones, introduced by Marsha Norman; The Book of Grace by Suzan-Lori Parks, introduced by Oskar Eustis; What Once We Felt by Ann Marie Healy, introduced by Paula Vogel. 328 pages.

AUDIOBOOKs Now Available:

After Anatevka: A Novel Inspired by "Fiddler on the Roof"
(Pegasus Books - Audible Audiobook)
By Alexandra Silber. Foreword by Sheldon Harnick. Historical novel that imagines what happens to the characters of Fiddler on the Roof (original stories by Sholem Aleichem) after the curtain falls. Narrated by the author. Hardcover Book and Kindle Edition released earlier.


Barbra Streisand: Walls
(Columbia - new on CD/mp3/at iTunes)
New solo album that includes three original songs. "What's on My Mind," "Don't Lie to Me," "Imagine / What a Wonderful World," "Walls," "Lady Liberty," "What the World Needs Now," "Better Angels," "Love's Never Wrong," "The Rain Will Fall," "Take Care of This House," "Happy Days Are Here Again." Production and arrangements by Streisand, Walter Afanasieff, John Shanks and David Foster. Title track lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman.

Head Over Heels OBC digital
(Masterworks Broadway - new on mp3/at iTunes)
Songs by The Go-Go's. Cast includes Andrew Durand, Taylor Iman Jones, Jeremy Kushnier, Bonnie Milligan, Peppermint, Tom Alan Robbins, Alexandra Socha, and Rachel York. "We Got the Beat," "Beautiful," "Vision of Nowness," "Get Up and Go," "Mad About You," "Good Girl," "Automatic Rainy Day," "Vacation," "How Much More," "Our Lips Are Sealed," "Head Over Heels," "This Old Feeling," "Turn to You," "Heaven Is a Place on Earth," "Here You Are," "Finale," "Get Up and Go (Reprise)," Bonus Tracks: "Turn to You (Pre-Prise)," "Automatic Rainy Day" (Acoustic Version), "This Town" (performed by The Go-Go's). Cast album producer; music supervisor/orchestrator/srranger: Tom Kitt. Louise Gund, cast album co-producer. CD version to be released November 9.

Philip Chaffin Will He Like Me?
(P.S. Classics - new on CD)
Reimagines the Great American Songbook for the post-marriage-equality era. "Will He Like Me?," "It's a Nice Face / When I Marry Mr. Snow," "Cooking Breakfast for the One I Love," "I Didn't Know What Time It Was," "Man With a Load of Mischief," "Charity's Soliloquy ," "An Occasional Man," "Lovely, Lonely Man," "A Tender Spot / Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe," "Tom ," "But I Could Cook," "I Got Lost in His Arms / Don't Ever Leave Me," "Who Gave You Permission?," "Windflowers."

Shuffle Along of 1950
(Harbinger Records/Musical Theater Project - new on CD)
Original demo to the proposed Broadway musical, Shuffle Along of 1950, songs played by Eubie Blake and narration and vocals by Noble Sissle. Several songs from the original Shuffle Along are included as are new songs written especially for this production by Sissle and Blake. Bonus tracks: remastering of the only surviving acetate of a historical "Salute to Ruth King." Ruth King was a famed Cleveland DJ who celebrated black musicians. Such notables as Sissle and Blake and the legendary W.C. Handy, composer of "St. Louis Blues," play for Ms. King. Extensive liner notes by Richard Carlin and Ken Bloom. 42 tracks.


Added to October 19:

Dear Evan Hansen Deluxe
(Atlantic Records - new album)
Original cast recording plus cut songs and tracks sung by current cast, including Taylor Trensch. One bonus track has been released: "Part of Me" (released 9/25/18).