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David Bowie And Enda Walsh ‎–Lazarus d/cd


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Double album in digipak cover

The Lazarus Cast Album is the unique collection of material that includes the last three studio recordings of David Bowie’s storied career (No Plan, Killing A Little Time, When I Met You), recorded with Donny McCaslin and his quartet, the same band that played on Bowie’s final studio album . The songs were co-produced by Bowie and Tony Visconti. Lazarus, the musical presented by the New York Theater Workshop in December 2015 and January 2016, was written by David Bowie and Enda Walsh. The show opened to phenomenal critical acclaim. The New York Times raved “Ice-cold bolts of ecstasy shoot like novas through the glamorous muddle and murk of Lazarus, the great-sounding, great-looking and mind-numbing new musical,” while Rolling Stone hailed it as a “Surrealistic Tour de Force… milk-swimming, lingerie-sniffing, gin-chugging theater at its finest.” Lazarus is based on the classic sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis. This collection includes the full cast and band of the original New York production with their versions of the David Bowie songs from the show as the Lazarus Cast Album. The album was produced by the show’s musical director Henry Hey, who had previously worked with Bowie on “The Next Day” and features vocals from actors Michael C. Hall, Sophia Anne Caruso, Cristin Milioti, Michael Esper and other cast members backed by the seven-piece house band Hey assembled for the New York run. The album was recorded January 11, 2016. Upon arriving at the studio, the musicians and cast were shocked and saddened to learn that Bowie had passed away the evening before. Their emotional performances that day are captured on this recording. Lazarus is based on the classic sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis. The 1976 film starred Bowie himself as a hollow-eyed humanoid alien (this was during Bowie’s Thin White Duke phase) who comes to the earth in search of water for his drought-ridden home planet. While Lazarus marked Bowie’s first time scoring a stage show, he was no stranger to the world of theatre. His 1979 performance in the Tony-winning The Elephant Man drew rapturous responses from the critics, while of course his myriad musical personas have all had a strong theatrical streak.

Track list:
1. Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)
2. Lazarus
3. It’s No Game
4. This Is Not America
5. The Man Who Sold The World
6. No Plan
7. Love Is Lost
8. Changes
9. Where Are We Now ?
10. Absolute Beginners
11. Dirty Boys
12. Killing A Little Time
13. Life On Mars ?
14. All The Young Dudes
15. Sound And Vision
16. Always Crashing In The Same Car
17. Valentine’s Day
18. When I Met You
19. Heroes
20. Lazarus
21. No Plan
22. Killing A Little Time
23. When I Met You

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Columbia / Sony Records

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