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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 1/7/14

Complete information on all known upcoming releases of theatre related audio and video recordings can be found on our Upcoming Releases page. Recordings released last week and earlier can be viewed here.

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Earlier recaps:

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

CDs Now Available:

August: Osage County Soundtrack
(Columbia/Sony - new on CD)
Soundtrack for film version of Tracy Letts' play. Original score by Gustavo Santolalla; additional music by Adam Taylor; songs by Bon Iver, Kings of Leon, Eric Clapton, John Fullbright, Billy Squier and JD and the Straight Shot, and Benedict Cumberbatch, who performs a song on screen. "Himmon, TX" (Bon Iver), "Last Mile Home" (Kings Of Leon), "Lay Down Sally" (Eric Clapton), "Don't Let Go" (Deron Johnson, Adam Taylor), "The Kiss" (Adam Taylor), "The Stroke" (Billy Squier), "Gawd Above" (John Fullbright), "The Decision" (Adam Taylor), "Forward" (Adam Taylor), "Violet's Song" (JD and the Straight Shot), "Can't Keep It Inside" (Benedict Cumberbatch), "End Credits" (Gustavo Santaolalla), "And Then They're Here" (Gustavo Santaolalla), "Barb Balcony" (Gustavo Santaolalla).

BOOKs Now Available:

Best Monologues from Best American Short Plays, Volume One
(Applause Books - Paperback Book)
Editor William W. Demastes. Monologues, with introductions, from the Best American Short Plays series. 400 pages.


Joe Settineri: Beyond Your Control
(LML Music - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
Singer/songwriter/actor. "Beyond Your Control," "'Til the End," "To Win Your Love," "Sidewalk Song," "The Day You Came (And Went Away)," "Free Broken Heart," "Sweet Summer Rain," "Anywhere but There," "Wish I Was You."," "Little Big Lies."

Li'l Abner Soundtrack
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - new on CD-R/mp3)
First time on CD. Peter Palmer, Stubby Kaye, Julie Newmar, Joe E. Marks. Nelson Riddle adapted and conducted the Gene de Paul/Johnny Mercer score. Choral arrangements by Joseph J. Lilley. Available purchase at on January 14, CD-R and digital February 11.

Murder for Two Original Cast
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Original cast recording of Joe Kinosian (music) and Kellen Blair (lyrics) score. Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback. "Prelude," "Waiting in the Dark," "Protocol Says," Dahlia Whitney, "A Perfectly Lovely Surprise," Murray and Barb Flandon," "It Was Her," Timmy, Yonkers, and Skid, "A Lot Woise," Steph Whitney, "He Needs a Partner," Barrette Lewis, "So What If I Did?," "A Friend Like You," Henry Vivaldi, "Process of Elimination," "Steppin' Out of the Shadows," "Finale (He Needs a Partner / Protocol Says)," "Finale Ultimo (A Friend Like You)." Produced by Joel Moss. Kurt Deutsch executive producer. Released 1/14/14 on mp3 with digital booklet.

Samson and Delilah (2014 Concept Recording)
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Music and lyrics by Ron Yatter, former William Morris agent. Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo. "When Samson Is Here," "The Apple of My Eye," "Who Are You?," "My Secret Pact," "We Soar Through The Stars In The Sky," "The Fire of Life," "Oh The Price They Will Pay," "My Revenge," "Let This Night Go On Forever," "Blinded and Broken," "Show Me The Way To The Light," "Still My Only Love."


Added to February 8:

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? OBC
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - CD-R/mp3)
Broadway production of Edward Albee play. First time on CD. Arthur Hill, Uta Hagen, George Grizzard and Melinda Dillon. Available purchase at February 18, then CD-R and digital March 18.

Added to March 18;

Brigadoon / Kiss Me, Kate Soundtracks
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - CD-R/mp3)
Robert Goulet. With Peter Falk and Sally Ann Howes (Brigadoon); Carol Lawrence, Jessica Walter and Michael Callan (Kiss Me, Kate). Available purchase at on March 18, CD-R and digital April 14.


The Bridges of Madison County
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD)
Jason Robert Brown score. Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, Hunter Foster, Cass Morgan. Recorded first week in January 2014.