Steel Pier and Candide CDs Set for July 29 Release

News   Steel Pier and Candide CDs Set for July 29 Release Though both Candide and Steel Pier have closed, both shows will live on in their cast albums, scheduled to be released by RCA Records July 2.

Though both Candide and Steel Pier have closed, both shows will live on in their cast albums, scheduled to be released by RCA Records July 2.

Playbill On-Line has digitalized downloadable 30-second clips from the two CDs. These will be available for downloading starting at 12:01 AM Tuesday July 29. check them out!

 

Click here to download excerpts from the
Steel Pier
and Candide CDs

Here is the status of new and revived 1996-97 Broadway musicals that have released cast albums, or are scheduled to do so over the next few weeks. They are listed alphabetically:

ANNIE: Still "in the works" as of July 22, but no label or dates confirmed, according a spokesperson. No other details available. THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE: "Encores!" concert presentation, starring Davis Gaines, Sarah Uriate and Rebecca Luker, recorded by DRG. Release date: Sept. 15.

CANDIDE: Recorded May 19 and 20 by RCA Victor. Release date: July 29.

CHICAGO: Released by RCA Victor. In stores now. Download audio clips on Playbill On-Line!

DREAM: Despite the show's July 6 closing, plans for a cast album have not been dropped, though there are were "no firm plans" as of July 8 for a recording session, according to a spokesman for producer Louise Westergaard. (Co-star John Pizzarelli sings the title song from the show on his new solo album, "Our Love Is Here To Stay," released April 29.)

JEKYLL & HYDE: Released July 15 by Atlantic Records. In stores now. Download audio clips on Playbill On-Line! (Two previous studio recordings are also in stores now.)

JUAN DARIEN: A CARNIVAL MASS: Released by Sony Classical. In stores now.

KING DAVID: Recorded live May 20-21 by Walt Disney Records. In limited release in the New York area now. Phone orders being taken at (888) 937-7464.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS: Released by RCA Victor. In stores now. Download audio clips on Playbill On-Line!

PLAY ON!: Released May 20 by Varese Sarabande. In stores now.

THE LIFE: Releaased June 3 by Sony Classical. In stores now. (A previous pop-star concept album also is in stores now. Download audio clips on Playbill On-Line!

TITANIC: Released July 1 by RCA Victor. In stores now. Download audio clips on Playbill On-Line!

STEEL PIER: Recorded May 4 by RCA Victor. Release date: July 29.

SWEET ADELINE: "Encores!" concert presentation, starring Dorothy Loudon, Gary Beach and Patti Cohenour, recorded by DRG. Release date: Sept. 15.


 

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