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Thursday, May 26, 2011

LONDON CAST RECORDING OF WIZARD OF OZ RELEASE IN AMERICA JUNE 28

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London Cast Recording of Wizard Of Oz Will Be Released in America in June

By Andrew Gans

26 May 2011







The 2011 London Palladium cast recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of The Wizard Of Oz, which is currently available digitally, will be released in America in stores June 28 on the Decca Broadway label.










The 24-track recording includes the classic songs from the Oscar-winning movie score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, plus new songs by Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.



The cast includes Tony and Olivier winner Michael Crawford as the Wizard and Danielle Hope – winner of the 2010 British television talent competition "Over the Rainbow" – as Dorothy. Other performers in the cast include Edward Baker-Duly (Tin Man), David Ganly (Cowardly Lion), Paul Keating (Scarecrow), Emily Tierney (Glinda) and Hannah Waddingham (Wicked Witch Of The West).



The track listing for the new recording follows:



ACT ONE



1. Overture

2. Nobody Understands Me

3. Over The Rainbow

4. Wonders Of The World

5. The Twister

6. Arrival In Munchkinland

7. Munchkinland / Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead

8. Follow The Yellow Brick Road

9. If I Only Had A Brain / We’re Off To See The Wizard

10. If I Only Had A Heart / We’re Off To See The Wizard

11. If I Only Had The Nerve / We’re Off To See The Wizard

12. We’re Outta The Woods

13. The Merry Old Land Of Oz

14. Bring Me The Broomstick



ACT TWO



15. Haunted Forest

16. Red Shoe Blues

17. Bacchanalia

18. Red Shoe Blues (Reprise)

19. Over The Rainbow (Reprise)

20. If I Only Had A Plan

21. The Rescue

22. Hail Hail! The Witch is Dead

23. The Wizards Departure

24. Already Home

25. Finale

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