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Album review

Various Artists 

Musicals - The Premier Collection [Box set]

added: 22 Oct 2012 // release date: 15 Oct 2012 // label: Union Square
reviewer: Adrian I

Various Artists - Musicals - The Premier Collection [Box set] - Printable version
Musicals - The Premier Collection is a lovely 3 CD collection featuring tracks from some of the most successful musicals from stage and screen & the leading artists from the world of musicals. The glittering line up of stars includes Michael Crawford, Katherine Jenkins, Jason Donovan, Elaine Paige, Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Sarah Brightman, Barbara Dickson, Phillip Schofield, John Barrowman plus many more greats.

The albumhas been released in association with the Society Of London Theatre which have been promoting Theatre productions since 1908. Musicals - The Premier Collection includes all the favourite songs from the latest West End shows such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Singin’ In The Rain, Top Hat, Ghost, Wicked, Matilda, Legally Blonde, Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia! Dreamboats & Petticoats to mention but a few, which are all playing to sold out theatres across the U.K, plus a host of all time classics including Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Cats and West Side Story.

This is a top quality album with 60 great songs from the biggest stars of musicals from classic to contemporary. Over 3 hours of top quality music presented in a beautiful stylish package.

Perfect Xmas present for relatives who love a musical or two!

Disc: 1

1. Music Of The Night - Phantom Of The Opera (Michael Crawford)
2. Jesus Christ Superstar - Jesus Christ Superstar (Clinton Derricks Carroll)
3. Empty Chairs At Empty Tables - Les Miserables (Michael Ball)
4. Another Suitcase (In Another Hall) - Evita (Barbara Dickson)
5. I'd Do Anything - Oliver! (Sarah Lark, Irfan Ahmad, Megan Kelly, Richard South and Boys)
6. Don't Cry For Me Argentina - Evita (Jan Hovath)
7. Love Changes Everything - Aspects Of Love (The Company)
8. Love Never Dies - Love Never Dies (Jennifer Hepburn)
9. All I Care About Is Love - Chicago (Graham Bickley)
10. Any Dream Will Do - Joesph (Andrew Newey)
11. I Know Him So Well - Chess (Sally Ann Triplett & Katrina Murphy)
12. The Last Night Of The World - Miss Saigon (Kim Criswell and Graham Bickley)
13. Tell Me On A Sunday - Tell Me On A Sunday (Marti Webb)
14. With One Look - Sunset Boulevard (Petula Clarke)
15. Anything Goes - Anything Goes (Elaine Paige)
16. Starlight Express - Starlight Express (Paul Nicholas & Paul Jones)
17. Memory - Cats (Barbara Dickson)
18. All I Ask of You - Phantom of the Opera (Michael Crawford)
19. I Dreamed a Dream - Les Miserables (Issy Van Randwyck)
20. Tomorrow - Annie (Poppy Lee Friar)

Disc: 2

1. Who Wants to Live Forever - We Will Rock You (Katherine Jenkins)
2. Once Upon Another Time - Love Never Dies (Ethan Freeman and Jennifer Hepburn)
3. You'll Never Walk Alone - Carousel (Alfie Boe with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra)
4. Defying Gravity - Wicked (Aimie Atkinson)
5. Serious - Legally Blonde (Duncan James and Sheridan Smith)
6. When I Grow up - Matilda (Cast of Matilda The Musical)
7. Can You Feel The Love Tonight? - The Lion King (John Barrowman)
8. Your Song - Moulin Rouge (Simon Bowman)
9. Unchained Melody - Ghost (Siobhan Dillan and Mark Evans)
10. Dream Lover - Dreamboats and Petticoats (Bobby Darin)
11. Summer Nights - Grease (John Barrowman & Shona Lindsay)
12. The Circle Of Life - The Lion King (Andrew Halliday, Carmen Cusack and The Chorus)
13. Someone To Watch Over Me - Crazy For You (Rebecca Grant w)
14. Our Children - Ragtime (Ragtime Orchestra)
15. Close Every Door - Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (John Barrowman)
16. Aquarius - Hair (Sean MacDermot, Vanessa A. Jones and Company)
17. Dancing Queen - Mamma Mia (Joanna Ampil and the Girls)
18. Welcome to the 60 s - Hairspray (The Good Hair Days)
19. Timewarp - Rock Horror Picture Show (The Rocky Horror Show Cast featuring Jason Donovan)
20. Our House - Our House (Madness)

Disc: 3

1. Cabaret - Cabaret (Liza Minnelli)
2. America - West Side Story (Jennifer Hepburn, Nick Ferranti and the Company.)
3. Make Em Laugh - Singin In The Rain (Nathan Harmer)
4. Top Hat - Top Hat (Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers)
5. Wouldn t It Be Loverly? - My Fair Lady (Poppy Tierney)
6. The Sound Of Music - The Sound Of Music (Julie Andrews)
7. If I Were A Rich Man - Fiddler on the Roof (Topol)
8. Over The Rainbow - The Wizzard of Oz (Judy Garland)
9. Summertime - Porgy And Bess (Meshell Dillon)
10. And This Is My Beloved - Kismet (Lesley Garrett)
11. Talk To The Animals - Dr Dolittle (Phillip Schofield)
12. A Singer Must Be Free - Nightingale (Sarah Brightman)
13. Elaborate Lives - Aida (Sean McDermott and Vanessa A. Jones)
14. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Mary Poppins (Deborah Myers and James Graeme.)
15. All That Jazz - Chicago (Jacinta Whyte, Jacqui Scott, Carmen Cusack and Company.)
16. Phantom Of The Opera - Phantom Of The Opera (Michael Crawford)
17. Send In The Clowns - A Little Night Music (Sian Phillips with the National Symphony Orchestra Ensemble, conducted by John Owen Edwards)
18. Beauty and the Beast - Beauty and the Beast (Lorna Dallas)
19. Embraceable You - Crazy For You (Ruthie Henshaw)
20. Some Enchanted Evening - South Pacific (William Morris)


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