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Hair (The New Broadway Cast Recording)

Galt MacDermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni
Hair (The New Broadway Cast Recording)


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A grown-up story about growing up! When his parents get divorced and he's forced to move from New York to a small town in Indiana, Evan Goldman just wants to make friends and survive the school year. Easier said than done. The star quarterback is threatening to ruin his life and his only friend, Patrice, won't talk to him. The school freak sees an opportunity for blackmail and someone is spreading the nastiest rumors. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, 13 is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it.

"13" has had an amazing journey in the four years since it opened on Broadway, with over a thousand productions throughout the world, but a particularly exciting milestone was this summer's premiere in London's West End, produced by the invaluable National Youth Music Theatre company and directed by the composer himself. With a cast handpicked from all over England, this production of the show represented yet another step in its evolution, as Brown and librettists Robert Horn and Dan Elish dug back in and tailored the show to the extraordinary young performers.
The NYMT/West End recording (the first in NYMT's history) preserves the performances of this incredible cast, as well as documenting the latest version of the show. Produced by Brown and recorded by Robin Sellars, the recording includes two previously unrecorded songs, as well as new lyrics and musical scoring, and the all-teenage cast that Mark Shenton of the Stage called "rougher, tougher and more adorable" than the original Broadway company, and Torquil Munro's "superb musical direction of a six-strong band.
Track Listing
1. Aquarius
2. Donna
3. Hashish
4. Sodomy
5. Colored Spade
6. Manchester England
7. I'm Black/Ain't Got No
8. Sheila Franklin/I Believe In Love
9. Ain't Got No Grass
10. Air
11. Kama Sutra/The Stone Age
12. I Got Life
13. Initials
14. Going Down
15. Hair
16. My Conviction
17. Easy To Be Hard
18. Don't Put It Down
19. Frank Mills
20. Hare Krishna/Be-In
21. Where Do I Go?


22. Electric Blues
23. Oh Great God Of Power/Manchester England [Reprise]
24. Black Boys
25. White Boys
26. Walking In Space
27. Minuet/African Drums
28. Yes I's Finished On Y'All's Farmlands
29. Four Score/Abie Baby
30. Give Up All Desires/Hail Mary/Roll Call
31. Three-Five-Zero-Zero
32. What A Piece Of Work Is Man/How Dare They Try
33. Good Morning Starshine
34. Aquarius Goodnights/Ain't Got No/Yip Up The Sun
35. The Flesh Failures/Eyes Look Your Last/Let The Sun Shine In
36. Curtain Call: Hair [Reprise]
37. Curtain Call: Let The Sun Shine In [Reprise]