"Suddenly": Xanadu Cast Recording Arrives in Stores Jan. 8

News   "Suddenly": Xanadu Cast Recording Arrives in Stores Jan. 8
The cast recording of the new Broadway musical Xanadu — based on the infamous film of the same name — arrives in stores Jan. 8 on the PS Classics label.


Online purchases of the single CD began shipping Dec. 11, 2007, and the recording has also been available at the Helen Hayes Theatre within the past few weeks.

The complete track listing for "Xanadu" follows.
"I'm Alive"
"Evil Woman"
"Whenever You're Away From Me"
"Strange Magic"
"All Over the World"
"Don't Walk Away"
"The Fall"
"Suspended in Time"
"Have You Never Been Mellow? "

The original cast of the acclaimed musical — including Kerry Butler, Cheyenne Jackson, Tony Roberts, Mary Testa, Jackie Hoffman, Curtis Holbrook, Anika Larsen, Kenita Miller and Andre Ward — recorded the single CD Oct. 29.

Xanadu boasts a book by Little Dog Laughed playwright Douglas Carter Beane — a 2007 Tony Award nominee — and utilizes songs from John Farrar and Jeff Lynne's film soundtrack. The musical, according to press notes, "tells the story of one of the nine muses of ancient Greece who comes to earth to inspire the greatest of artistic achievements – a roller disco. Along the way she falls in love, bumps into an old acquaintance and for the first time, feels the desire to create herself." Xanadu plays the Helen Hayes Theatre.

The recording boasts a 24-page full-color booklet with an essay and synopsis penned by the show's librettist, Beane.

For more information visit www.psclassics.com.

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