On June 21 Ruffelle's "Showgirl" will hit stores in London; pre-orders are already being accepted through the London show-biz shop Dress Circle. The new recording is a mix of original tunes, several by the singer-actress herself, as well as a few standards. The complete track listing for "Showgirl" follows:
"Will You" (Hazel O’Conner/ Wesley Magoogan)
"When and If" (Frances Ruffelle/George De Angelis/Robin Hancock)
"Vent" (Sam Bonner)
"Showgirl" (Frances Ruffelle/Sam Bonner/George De Angelis)
"Nowadays" (John Kander/Fred Ebb)
"Over You" (Frances Ruffelle/Helen Turner)
"Never Underestimate" (Frances Ruffelle/Helen Turner/Steve Vintner)
"Island" (Sam Bonner)
"Smile" (Charlie Chaplin/Geoffrey Parsons/John Turner)
"Chance of a Lifetime" (Frances Ruffelle/Sam Bonner)
Frances Ruffelle's West End theatre credits include Starlight Express, Les Misérables, and, currently, Chicago. She made her Broadway bow in the original cast of Les Miz.
"Showgirl" is priced at £13.99. For more information visit Dress Circle at www.dresscircle.co.uk.