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CD REVIEW: It Shoulda Been You – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Music: Barbara Anselmi Book &Lyrics: Brian Hargrove Reviewer: Mark Clegg Many times in the past perfectly good musicals have failed for no discernible reason. It Shoulda Been You sadly only lasted 135 performances (after previews) but the probable source of its downfall is extremely apparent on this original soundtrack recording that has just been released. However let’s start with the ...

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CD Review: Where The Sky Ends –The Songs of Michael Mott

Reviewer: Ian Foster Where The Sky Ends is the debut album from US composer and lyricist Michael Mott which makes for one of the better songbook collections that have been released this year. 11 original songs (and a brief interlude) are featured here which have been selected from shows he has written like Faustus and Mob Wife and also from ...

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CD Review – Love on 42nd Street

Reviewer: Ian Foster Love on 42nd Street is an album of new music by composer duo Daniel and Laura Curtis, recorded by a stellar line-up of West End and Broadway performer, all in aid of raising money for the BBC’s Children in Need campaign. As performers, the Curtises are noted for their interpretations of Ivor Novello‘s works and the Great ...

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CD REVIEW: Sierra Boggess – Awakening, Live at 54 Below

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Starting with her Broadway debut as Ariel in The Little Mermaid, the last six years have seen Sierra Boggess go from unknown to one of the biggest names on Broadway today. It is testament to this that Boggess finds herself joining the hallowed few invited to the famous Studio 54 Below in New York to record an ...

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CD REVIEW: A Little Princess – Premiere Cast Recording

Music: Andrew Lippa Lyrics: Brian Crawley Reviewer: Mark Clegg [rating:3.5] Based on the 1905 children’s book and sporting the moral “anyone can be a princess in their mind and heart”, the first impressions of this musical conjure ideas of a sugary sweet Disney knock-off. Happily this is avoided mainly thanks to some equally emotional and witty lyrics by Brian Crawley ...

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