With special guests including Robert Plant and How to Succeed's Nick Jonas, the album, according to press notes, "is a collection of timeless pop songs and musical theatre favorites from such classics as Phantom of the Opera, Ragtime, West Side Story and Les Miserables, to name a few."
The PBS television concert special "Alfie Live" will also be broadcast across the U.S. throughout the month of June (check local listings). Filmed in December 2011, the show features material from the new album as well as additional selections from Boe's debut album, "Bring Him Home."
The track list follows:
"When I Fall in Love"
"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
"Song to the Siren," featuring Plant
"Music of the Night"
"Someone to Watch Over Me
"In My Daughter's Eyes"
"Over the Hills and Far Away"
"Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," featuring Jonas
"Wheels of a Dream"
"It Was a Very Good Year"
"Who Am I"
"Bring Him Home"
Boe, who was seen on Broadway as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann's La Bohème, played the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at The Queens Theatre in London and was also seen in Cameron Mackintosh's 25th Anniversary celebration of the show at London's 02 Arena. He is a regular performer with London's English National Opera, where he has played Nadir in The Pearl Fishers, and was seen at the Royal Opera House in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette.
For more information, visit Alfie-Boe.com.