Featuring many of the songs used in the musical, the album includes Allen's "renditions of hits he wrote for Olivia Newton-John ("I Honestly Love You"), Christopher Cross (the Oscar-winning "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"), Pablo Cruise ("I Go To Rio"), Rita Coolidge ("I'd Rather Leave While I'm In Love") and Melissa Manchester ("Don't Cry Out Loud")," according to a release.
David Foster, Marvin Hamlisch and Mike Post are producers on the collection.
The new musical The Boy from Oz began on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre Sept. 16 and opened Oct. 16. The Broadway cast recording released by Decca Broadway and produced by Phil Ramone is available.
The Boy from Oz is "a musical true story" of the late entertainer Peter Allen who was a protege of Judy Garland — and briefly married to her daughter Liza Minnelli. Martin Sherman (Bent) provides the libretto for the score which features the music and lyrics of the pop superstar.