Decca Celebrates Broadway Love Song with New CD; Hits Stores Jan. 28

News   Decca Celebrates Broadway Love Song with New CD; Hits Stores Jan. 28 Decca Broadway, which holds the largest cast album library in North America, celebrates the Broadway love song with a new release simply titled "Love Song."

The 14-track recording, set to hit stores Jan. 28, features tunes recorded by such theatre favorites as Betty Buckley, Ron Orbach, Julie Andrews, Lea Salonga and Bernadette Peters. The CD also boasts liners notes by Denny Martin Flinn, the author of "Musical! A Grand Tour — The Rise, Glory and Fall of an American Institution." Writes Flinn: "Love. Oh, how many poets have written of it. How many lovers have died for it (Both Romeo and Juliet!) And how many singers have sung about it. From the beginning of time, there was the Love Song. And nobody writes love songs better than musical theatre lyricists. In this collection, you will enjoy a potpourri of them, each unique, each limning a different kind of love." The complete track listing for "Love Song" follows:
"The Winner Takes It All" (from Mamma Mia!; Siobhán McCarthy)
"Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" (from The Phantom of the Opera; Sarah Brightman)
"Try to Remember" (from The Fantasticks; Jerry Orbach)
"Memory" (from Cats; Betty Buckley)
"My Funny Valentine" (from Babes in Arms; Julie Andrews)
"Not While I'm Around" (from Sweeney Todd; Donny Osmond and Vanessa Williams)
"I Don't Know How to Love Him" (from Jesus Christ Superstar; Yvonne Elliman)
"I Have Dreamed" (from The King and I; Peabo Bryson and Lea Salonga)
"Love Look Away" (from Flower Drum Song; Reiko Sato)
"Notice Me, Horton" (from Seussical; Janine LaManna and Kevin Chamberlin)
"Love Song" (from Pippin; John Rubinstein and Jill Clayburgh)
"Time Heals Everything" (from Mack and Mabel; Bernadette Peters)
"People Like Us" (from The Wild Party; Toni Collette and Yancey Arias)
"Love Makes the World Go 'Round" (from Carnival; Anna Maria Alberghetti)

For more information about past and upcoming Decca releases, visit the company's website at www.deccabroadway.com.