Joey Contreras' "Young Kind of Love" Album, With Emma Hunton, Ben Fankhauser, Lilli Cooper, Zak Resnick, Released Today

News   Joey Contreras' "Young Kind of Love" Album, With Emma Hunton, Ben Fankhauser, Lilli Cooper, Zak Resnick, Released Today Songwriter Joey Contreras releases his second album, "Young Kind of Love," Nov. 11. Emma Hunton, Ben Fankhauser, Lilli Cooper and Zak Resnick are among the performers on the album.

Emma Hunton
Emma Hunton

"Young Kind of Love," the follow-up album to "Love Me, Love Me Not: The Music of Joey Contreras," showcases "the rising songwriter stepping further into the gradience between pop and musical theatre." The album is available exclusively through Contreras' Bandcamp here. An iTunes and physical release will follow.

Singers on the new album include Adrienne Warren (Bring It On), Fankhauser (Newsies), Resnick (Piece of My Heart), Hunton (Wicked), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening) and recording artists Lauren Pritchard (Lolo) and Loren Allred, among others.

Fans who purchase the record in the first week will receive a free sheet music bundle pack of songs from the new album. They are asked to screen capture the album on their phones and tweet it to @JoeyPatrick.

Chris Abell executive produces the album; over 60 singers, musicians and arrangers have contributed to the project.

A track list for the album follows:

Love Wildly (Eric Michael Krop)
Young Kind of Love (Natalie Weiss)
Better This Way (Loren Allred)
Show U How Love Feels (Emma Hunton)
Ohio
Great, Cool (Blake Daniel and Ben Fankhauser)
Boomerang (LOLO)
Constellation (Adrienne Warren)
Boy on a Billboard (Blake Daniel)
Something to Fight For (Zak Resnick)
Another New York Love Story
The Beat of Love (Lilli Cooper)

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Playbill.com recently enlisted songwriter Contreras to conjure a "Hocus Pocus"-inspired musical adaptation for the stage

The below clip features footage from the promo event, backed by the album track "Love Wildly," which features vocals by Godspell's Eric Michael Krop.

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