"Always," which will be released both digitally and physically May 31 on the Ghostlight Records label, features a collection of tunes the singing actress has been performing during her concert engagements around the world.
On the day the CD is released, O'Hara will also offer a performance and signing at the Manhattan Barnes & Noble, located at 86th Street and Lexington Avenue; the event will begin at 6 PM.
The CD, produced by Dan Lipton and Lawrence Manchester, was recorded in Manhattan at MSR Studios Feb. 19. Kurt Deutsch is the executive producer.
"Always" features music direction and arrangements by Dan Lipton. Musicians include Matt Beck (acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin), Howard Joines (drums/percussion), Lipton (piano), Antoine Silverman (violin/fiddle) and Mark Vanderpoel (upright bass).
The complete track listing follows: 1. What More Do I Need?
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, from Saturday Night
3. How Glory Goes
Music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, from Floyd Collins
Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin
6. Finishing The Hat
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, from Sunday in the Park with George
7. This Nearly Was Mine
Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, from South Pacific
8. Once I Was
Music and lyrics by Ricky Ian Gordon
10. They Don't Let You In The Opera (If You're A Country Star)
Music and lyrics by David Rossmer & Dan Lipton
For tickets to the June 3 An Evening with Kelli O'Hara at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street, Manhattan), call (800) 982-2787 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
For more information about "Always," visit www.sh-k-boom.com.