Julia Murney's "I'm Not Waiting" to Hit Stores in May; Track Listing Announced

News   Julia Murney's "I'm Not Waiting" to Hit Stores in May; Track Listing Announced
The debut solo recording from Julia Murney — who is currently starring as Elphaba in the national tour of Wicked — will hit stores May 9 on the Sh-K-Boom Records label.

Entitled "I'm Not Waiting," the 11-track CD was produced by Andrew Lippa, recorded and mixed by Grammy winner Joel Moss and features musical direction by Tom Kitt and Stephen Oremus.

In a statement, producer/composer Lippa said, "Since the first day we met, Julia and I have had a musical connection which, to non-musicians, is hard to describe. She's a profoundly gifted artist with a limitless range of emotions, a commanding presence, and an artistry that turns lyrics into literature, belting into bliss, music into miracles. In fact, I never have to rehearse with Julia when I've written something new for her. She just knows how to sing it. It's almost as if she's writing the song as she's singing it. She's inspiring."

The complete track listing for "I'm Not Waiting" follows:
"A Thousand Beautiful Things"/"Beautiful Day" (Annie Lennox/Adam Clayton, David Evans, Paul David, Hewson, Lawrence Mullen)
"Misery and Happiness" (Susan Werner)
"I'm Not Waiting" (Andrew Lippa)
"A Case of You" (Joni Mitchell)
"Perfect" (Tom Kitt)
"Raise the Roof" (Andrew Lippa, from The Wild Party)
"Beautiful Boy" (John Lennon)
"Fancy" (Bobby Gentry)
"I'm Not That Girl" (Stephen Schwartz, from Wicked)
"When I First Met Him" (Andrew Lippa)
"Rainbow Sleeves" (Tom Waits)

Julia Murney made her Broadway debut earlier this season in Lennon. She received a Drama Desk nomination for her work in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, and her other theatrical credits include Crimes of the Heart, Time and Again, A Class Act, Cloud 9, Snapshots and Mata Hari. Murney also portrayed Florence in the Chess benefit concert for The Actors' Fund of America and was part of the all-star Children of Eden concert as well.

For more information or to purchase "I'm Not Waiting" on-line, visit www.sh-k-boom.com.

Cover art for Julia Murney's "I'm Not Waiting"
Cover art for Julia Murney's "I'm Not Waiting"
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