Track Listing Announced for Drew Gasparini's "I Could Use a Drink," With Jeremy Jordan, Lindsay Mendez and More
By Michael Gioia
Broadway Records will digitally release songwriter Drew Gasparini's music theatre album "I Could Use a Drink" April 19. The album, featuring performances from Jeremy Jordan, Lindsay Mendez and more, will hit shelves April 23.
"I Could Use a Drink: The Songs of Drew Gasparini" features performances from Gasparini, Kacie Sheik (Hair), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Jennifer Damiano (Next To Normal), Justin Guarini (American Idiot), F. Michael Haynie (Wicked), Rachel Potter (Evita), Nick Blaemire (Godspell), Mendez (Dogfight), Ben Crawford (Shrek), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening), Alex Wyse (Lysistrata Jones), Gabe Violett (Spring Awakening), Alex Brightman (Wicked), Andrew Kober (Hair), Tim Ehrlich (Off-Broadway's Rent), Caissie Levy (Ghost), Jordan (Newsies), Mykal Kilgore (The Book of Mormon), Kasie Gasparini, Chloe Gasparini and Kele Gasparini.
For the Playbill exclusive listen to "No Turning Back Now" — from Gasparini's musical Circles, four separate stories about four separate couples, each with an obstacle to overcome — performed by Jordan, click here.
"I Could Use a Drink" is described as "an eclectic mix of semi-autobiographical numbers (both poignant and hilarious) and progressive contemporary music theater." Charlie Rosen produces.
Gasparini, whose song "Good For You" aired earlier this season on the NBC musical drama "Smash" and was performed on the series by Katharine McPhee, is also the composer of Above My Pay Grade, Inappropriate Stories Told At a Bar and Crazy, Just Like Me.
For more on the composer and his works, read Playbill.com's Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know.
The complete track listing follows:
1. Michigan (Eric Michael Krop, Kacie Sheik)
To pre-order "I Could Use a Drink," click here.
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