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Kyle Riabko's Richard Rodgers Reimagined will be released on October 27! Pre-Order now on Apple Music or Amazon.
After his international success with Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined, Riabko returns with his creative reinterpretations of another icon of American music. The album is produced, arranged and recorded by Kyle Riabko with David Lane Seltzer of Entertainment 360 serving as executive producer.
Kyle will perform selections from the album in New York at Joeâ€™s Pub at the Public on November 2, 3 and 4 and in Los Angeles at The Wallis on November 10 and 11. Please visit KyleRiabko.com for details.
Riabko was inspired to take on the Rodgers songbook after seeing a fan letter Rodgers had written to Bacharach. Backed by his band, Riabko will bring his unique pop/rock sensibility to the classics Rodgers wrote with lyricists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, performing them as theyâ€™ve never been heard before. Riabko turns his attention to such Rodgers compositions as â€œOh, What A Beautiful Mornin'â€; â€œThe Lady Is A Tramp,â€ â€œMy Favorite Things,â€ â€œWhere Or Whenâ€; â€œSome Enchanted Evening,â€ and â€œMy Funny Valentine,â€ among others.
The Original London Cast Recording of Riabkoâ€™s Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined is also available on Ghostlight Records. The hit West End show which began Off Broadway featured his brilliant take on the timeless catalogue of Burt Bacharach, with lyrics by Hal David and others. The recording features over 30 hits as performed by Riabko and the other incredibly talented young singers and musicians who made up the cast of this magical show. The album showcases beautifully-reimagined versions of classics such as â€œAlfie,â€ â€œI Say a Little Prayer,â€ â€œWalk On By,â€ â€œRaindrops Keep Fallinâ€™ On My Head,â€ â€œThe Look of Loveâ€ and â€œIâ€™ll Never Fall in Love Again.â€ Entertainment Weekly raved that â€œRiabko is the wonderfully appealing star. Itâ€™s completely swoon-worthy and super-groovy.â€ New York Magazine called the show â€œa stunning new musical. Itâ€™s a revelation and itâ€™s fantastic.â€ According to The Washington Post, â€œthe fun, youthful vibe of this show brings a new flavor to Bacharachâ€™s timeless classics.â€
- Track Listing
1. Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'
2. Where Or When
3. My Favorite Things
4. I Have Dreamed
5. The Lady Is A Tramp
7. You’ll Never Walk Alone
8. This Nearly Was Mine
9. My Funny Valentine
10. Some Enchanted Evening
11. If I Loved You
12. Blue Moon