Entitled "Soundtrack," the single CD is due on the Verve Records label Oct. 13. Peter Collins produces. Among the disc's 12 tracks are "Charade" (from "Charade"), "Falling Slowly" (from "Once"), "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" (from "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves"), "Against All Odds" (from "Against All Odds"), "If I Can't Have You" (from "Saturday Night Fever"), "Valley of the Dolls" (from "Valley of the Dolls"), "Accidentally in Love" (from "Shrek"), "I Can't Help Falling in Love" (from "Blue Hawaii"), "Everybody's Talkin'" (from "Midnight Cowboy") and "We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)" (from "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome").
"We did most of the music in a jazzy pop version, which really worked for me," Eder said in a statement. "We wanted to find arrangements that were a little different and worked for my voice."
Linda Eder made her Broadway debut as Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde, garnering a Theatre World Award as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for her work. Also a concert and recording artist, her solo CDs include "Linda Eder," "And So Much More," "It's Time," "Gold" and "Broadway My Way." Eder also starred in Frank Wildhorn's Camille Claudel at Goodspeed. Her most recent recordings include "By Myself: The Songs of Judy Garland" (Angel Records) and "The Other Side of Me" (Verve Records).
Eder will perform in concert at Manhattan's Town Hall Oct. 17 at 8 PM as part of the Fifth Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival; visit www.the-townhall-nyc.org.
For more information visit lindaeder.com or vervemusicgroup.com.