"What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up" follows Alan's earlier studio recordings, "Dreaming Wide Awake" and "Keys."
Among the singing actors who lend their vocal talents to the new recording are Nikki Renee Daniels (Promises, Promises), Diana DeGarmo (Hair), Darius de Haas (Children of Eden), Cassie McIvor (Wicked – Japan), Crystal Monee Hall (Rent), Morgan James (The Addams Family), Patina Miller (West End's Sister Act), Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Laura Osnes (South Pacific), Zak Resnick (The Broadway Boys), Christopher Sieber (Shrek: The Musical), Bobby Steggert (Ragtime) and Willemijn Verkaik (Wicked – Germany).
Jesse Vargas is the arranger, orchestrator, conductor and co-producer of the CD.
The track listing for "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up" follows:
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE - sung by Nikki Renee Daniels
WATCH ME SOAR - sung by Willemijn Verkaik
NOTHING MORE - sung by Christopher Sieber
WARM - sung by Zak Resnick and Morgan James
I WISH - sung by Diana DeGarmo
NOT QUITE READY YET TO GRIEVE - sung by Cassie McIvor
OVER THE MOUNTAINS - sung by Bobby Steggert
TAKE ME AWAY - sung by Darius de Haas
EASY - sung by Laura Osnes
ANYTHING WORTH HOLDING ON TO - sung by Crystal Monee Hall
I REMEMBER - sung by Christiane Noll
TAKING BACK MY LIFE - sung by Patina Miller Scott Alan wrote the book, music and lyrics for the musical Detour, which was seen in Los Angeles. His current theatre projects include Piece, which was featured at the 2003 Palo Alto TheatreWorks festival, the 2005 NAMT festival and the 2007 Festival of New Musicals at Village Theatre; and the song cycle The Warmth of the Womb. He also produces the monthly Monday Nights, New Voices concert at the Duplex. Alan's music is available on his website, scottalan.net, and at iTunes.
On Nov. 1 those interested will be able to preview 30-second clips of each song from the new album by visiting scottalan.net. Pre-orders for the CD for European sales are available by visiting Dress Circle. ￼