Hear Beautiful Tony Nominee Anika Larsen Sing "Summertime" in Exclusive Preview from Her New Solo Album

News   Hear Beautiful Tony Nominee Anika Larsen Sing "Summertime" in Exclusive Preview from Her New Solo Album
Anika Larsen, a Tony nominee for her performance in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, will release her debut solo recording Dec. 9. In anticipation of the release, Playbill.com is offering an exclusive listen to a song from the album.

Anika Larsen
Anika Larsen

Entitled "Sing You to Sleep," the recording will be released by the Yellow Sound Label. The new CD also features a duet with Larsen's Beautiful co-star, Tony winner Jessie Mueller.

The album is produced by Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Michael Croiter with Dan Watt serving as executive producer.

Listen to "Summertime" below:

In an earlier statement singing actress Larsen said, "I have cared for a lot of little ones in my time, and I have sung all of them to sleep with some of my all-time favorite songs. I am so thrilled to be able to share this unique combination of ballads and dreamy standards through this album."

The track listing follows:

1. Summertime (Music George Gershwin / Lyrics Ira Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward)
2. Somewhere Out There (Music by James Horner & Barry Mann/Lyrics by Cynthia Weil)
3. Count On Me (Music and lyrics by Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine)
4. Sleepy Man (Music and lyrics by Robert Waldman and Alfred Uhry)
5. The Moon is Made of Gold (Music and lyrics by Richard Loris Jones)
6. You Can Close Your Eyes (Music and lyrics by James Taylor) – Duet with Jessie Mueller
7. Four-Leaf Clover (Music by Abra J. Moore / Lyrics by David Lewis and Wayne I. Lewis)
8. Al Otro Lado del Rio (Music and lyrics by Jorge Drexler)
9. Fields of Gold (Music by Sting / Lyrics by Gordon Sumner and Dusan Bogdanovic)
10. Baby Mine (Music by Frank Churchill / Lyrics by Ned Washington)
11. Annie’s Song (Music and lyrics by John Denver)
12. Make You Feel My Love (Music and lyrics by Bob Dylan)

Click here to order the recording.


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