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News Brightman Song & Dance Arrives on CD July 16 The live 1984 cast recording of Song & Dance — featuring Sarah Brightman as an English woman who comes to America — makes its CD debut in the U.K. July 16.

The two CD-set comprises "Song" (Act I with Brightman) and "Dance" (Act II with Wayne Sleep). The musical features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Don Black.

Brightman appeared in the original West End production of Song & Dance late in its run. Marti Webb opened the production, and her performance was also recorded live for CD. Those who also followed Webb into the lead role included Gemma Craven, Lulu and Liz Robertson.

Brightman's performance was also filmed for VHS release.

The complete track listing for the Brightman "Song & Dance" recording follows.

Disc 1
"Take That Look Off Your Face"
"Let Me Finish"
"It's Not the End of the World"
"Letter Home"
"Sheldon Bloom"
"Capped Teeth and Caesar Salad"
"Capped Teeth and Caesar Salad" (Reprise)
"It's the End of the World (If He's Younger)"
"Second Letter Home"
"Unexpected Song"
"Come Back with the Same Look in Your Eyes"
"Let's Talk About You"
"Take That Look Off Your Face" (Reprise)
"Tell Me On a Sunday"
"It's Not the End of the World, Version III"
"Married Man"
"Third Letter Home"
"Nothing Like You've Ever Known"
"Finale" Disc 2
Introduction and Theme
Variations 1-4
Variation 5
Variation 6
Variation 7
Variation 8
Variation 9
Variation 10
Variation 11 and 12
Variation 13 and 14
Variation 15
Variation 15 ½
Variation 16
Variation 13 and 14 (Varied)
Variation 17
Variation 19 and 20
Variation 5 (Varied)
Variation 22 and 23
"When You Want to Fall in Love"/"Unexpected Song"

Sarah Brightman, who had a seventies dance hit on the British pop charts, caught the public's attention in Andrew Lloyd Webber's megahit The Phantom of the Opera when she created the role of opera singer Christine Daae. She also appeared in Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love before launching an internationally successful concert and recording career. In fact, her duet with tenor Andrea Boccelli, "Time to Say Goodbye," was certified gold in the U.S. and was number one on the Billboard charts for over 30 weeks. Her other solo recordings include "Encore," "Classics," "Fly," "La Luna," "Timeless," "Eden," "Fly 2," "Dive," "As I Came of Age," "Songs That Got Away" and "Sarah Brightman Sings the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber."

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