New Solo Album From Kelli O'Hara, "Always," Due in May; Barnes & Noble Appearance, Too

By Andrew Gans
14 Apr 2011

New Solo Album From Kelli O'Hara, "Always," Due in May; Barnes & Noble Appearance, Too

Three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara will celebrate the release of her upcoming solo recording, "Always," at her June 3 concert at Manhattan's Town Hall.

"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

2. Something Wonderful
Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, from The King and I

3. How Glory Goes
Music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, from Floyd Collins

4. He Loves Me
Music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, from She Loves Me

5. Always
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

9. Another Life
Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, from The Bridges of Madison County

10. They Don't Let You In The Opera (If You're A Country Star)
Music and lyrics by David Rossmer & Dan Lipton

11. You're Always Here
Music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Brian Yorkey

12. The Party's Over
Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green, from Bells are Ringing

13. I Could Have Danced All Night
Music by Frederick Loewe, lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, from My Fair Lady

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.