Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Bonnie & Clyde Album Boasts Brisk Sales!

Broadway Records announces that the Original Broadway Cast album for Bonnie & Clyde has reached #2 on the Billboard Cast Album chart in its third week on the chart (it debuted at #6).

The album was released on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 and can be purchased at amazon.com and iTunes. In its first week of digital availability, the Original Broadway Cast album of Bonnie & Clyde reached #1 among iTunes Broadway Soundtracks; in its first week of CD presales, it reached # 2 on the Amazon's General Musicals Best Sellers chart and # 1 on Amazon's Musicals Hot New Releases sales chart. The album features the complete Broadway score as well as a bonus track, “This Never Happened Before,” which was cut out of town.

Bonnie & Clyde has music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black, book by Ivan Menchell and music supervision/orchestrations/arrangements by John McDaniel.

The album was recorded in New York on January 2, 2012.  The album is produced by Wildhorn, McDaniel and David Lai. The Broadway Consortium (Van Dean and Kenny Howard) is the executive producer, along with Corey Brunish, Howard Kagan and Terry Schnuck. The liner notes include essays from the creative team, dozens of photos from the production and the complete lyrics. The track listing is below:

1. Prologue: How 'Bout A Dance
2. Picture Show
3. This World Will Remember Me
4. You're Going Back To Jail
5. How 'Bout A Dance
6. When I Drive
7. God¹s Arms Are Always Open
8. You Can Do Better Than Him
9. You Love Who You Love
10. Raise A Little Hell
11. This World Will Remember Us
12. Made In America
13. Too Late To Turn Back Now
14. That's What You Call A Dream
15. What Was Good Enough For You
16. Bonnie
17. Raise A Little Hell (reprise)
18. Dyin' Ain't So Bad
19. Dyin' Ain't So Bad (reprise)
20. How 'Bout A Dance (reprise)
21. BONUS TRACK: This Never Happened Before

Bonnie & Clyde, which starred Laura Osnes (2012 Tony nominee, Bonnie & Clyde, 2011 Drama Desk nominee, Anything Goes) and Jeremy Jordan (2012 Tony nominee, Newsies) as Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, respectively, played its final performance on Friday, December 30th at 8:00pm at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

They were joined on stage by Melissa van der Schyff (Big River) as Blanche Barrow, Claybourne Elder (Road Show) as Buck Barrow, Joe Hart (The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public) as Sheriff Schmid and Louis Hobson (Next to Normal) as Ted Hinton.

The cast also features: Talon Ackerman, Rozi Baker, Leslie Becker, Mimi Bessette, Alison Cimmet, Daniel Cooney, Jon Fletcher, Kelsey Fowler, Victor Hernandez, Sean Jenness, Katie Klaus, Michael Lanning, Garrett Long, Matt Lutz, Marissa McGowan, Cassie Okenka, Justin Matthew Sargent, Jack Tartaglia and Tad Wilson.

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