"Carols for a Cure, Vol. 10," with Banderas, Fierstein, Menzel, Peters and Miranda, Arrives Oct. 25

News   "Carols for a Cure, Vol. 10," with Banderas, Fierstein, Menzel, Peters and Miranda, Arrives Oct. 25 The tenth edition of "Broadway's Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure" — the annual holiday CD to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS — arrives in stores Oct. 25.
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda Photo by Josh Lehrer

The anniversary collector's edition features holiday music from the stars of the 2008 Broadway season as well as a compilation of the best performances from the past nine years.

The two-disc set features 36 tracks and boasts the voices of Antonio Banderas, Harvey Fierstein, Idina Menzel, Bernadette Peters, Andréa Burns, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nick Jonas, Constantine Maroulis and Ace Young. One of the highlights of the recording is an original Elton John song, "Cold Christmas," performed by the cast of Billy Elliot.

The complete track listing follows:
Avenue Q, "The Eight Loneliest Nights of the Year"
Altar Boyz, "Shepherd's Fury"
Billy Elliot, "Cold Christmas"
Grease, "The First Noel"
Gypsy, "Room in my Heart"
Hairspray, "Santa's Comin' to Town"
In the Heights, "Los Peces en el Rio"
Jersey Boys, "The Birthday of a King/Go Tell It on the Mountain"
The Lion King, "Carol of the Bells"
The Little Mermaid, "Children Go Where I Send Thee"
Little Shop of Horrors, "This Little Light of Mine"
Local 802 AFM, "Holiday Reverie for Oboe and String Quartet"
Martin Charnin & Richard Gray, "Hanukkah Gloves"
Mamma Mia, "Jingle Bells"
Mary Poppins, "The Holly and the Ivy"
The Phantom of the Opera, "Away in a Manger"
Rent, "Seasons/Love Heals"
Rosie's Broadway Kids, "(We Wanna See) Santa Do the Mambo"
Monty Python's Spamalot, "Christmas Morning"
Spring Awakening, "I Wonder as I Wander"
South Pacific, "I Saw Three Ships"
A Tale of Two Cities, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
Irving Berlin's White Christmas, "In The Bleak Midwinter"
Wicked, "The Coventry Carol (Lullay)"
Xanadu, "Hit the Deck (Deck the Halls, Disco Remix)"
Young Frankenstein, "O Tannenbaum"
1998 Sound of Music, "Good King Wenceslas"
1999 Annie Get Your Gun, "White Christmas"
2002 Beauty and the Beast, "Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer)"
2003 Nine, "Los Peces En El Rio"
2003 Wicked, "I Saw Three Ships"
2003 Hairspray, "Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel"
2004 Bombay Dreams, "Joy to the World"
2005 The Great American Trailer Park Musical, "Christmas in My Mobile Home"
2006 The Wedding Singer, "The Hanukkah Song"
2007 Monty Python's Spamalot, "It was Simple Then"

"Carols" is the latest fund-raising CD produced by Lynn Pinto/Rock-It Science Records to benefit BC/EFA. The recordings have raised over $2.5 million for BC/EFA since 1999.

The recording, priced $20, is available by calling (212) 840-0770, ext. 250 or by visiting www.broadwaycares.org.