Monty Python's Spamalot [Original Broadway Cast Recording]

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Decca Broadway

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - No. 975, p.76
3 stars out of 5 - "[D]avid Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry and others [belt out] spoofy and ridiculously clever tunes that don't need to be seen to be believed or enjoyed."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $1.291.Tuning - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.292.Overture - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.293.Historian's Introduction to Act I - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.294.Finland / Fisch Schlapping Dance - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.295.Monks Chant / He Is Not Dead Yet - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.296.Come With Me - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.297.Laker Girls Cheer - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.298.Song That Goes Like This, The - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.299.He Is Not Dead Yet (Playoff) - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2910.All For One - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2911.Knights Of The Round Table / The Song That Goes Like This (Reprise) - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2912.Find Your Grail - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2913.Run Away - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2914.Intermission, The - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2915.Historian's Introduction to Act II - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2916.Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2917.Brave Sir Robin - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2918.You Won't Succeed on Broadway - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2919.Diva's Lament (Whatever Happened to My Part?) - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2920.Where Are You? - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2921.His Name Is Lancelot - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2922.I'm All Alone - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2923.Twice in Every Show - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2924.Act II Finale - Original Cast Recording
  • Buy for $1.2925.Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (Company Bow) - Original Cast Recording

Product Description:

Composer: John Du Prez.
Composer/Lyricist: Eric Idle.
Various Artists: David Hyde Pierce, Hank Azaria, Michael McGrath, Steve Rosen, Tim Curry, Christopher Sieber, Christian Borle.
Personnel: Scott Kuney (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, banjo, ukulele); Abe Appleman, Maura Giannini, Hae Young Ham, Michael Roth , Ming Yeh, Martin Agee, Cenovia Cummins , Suzanne Ornstein (violin); Tom Rosenthal, Richard Brice, Lois Martin (viola); Diane Barere, Stephanie Cummins, Jeanne LeBlanc (cello); Kenny Dybisz (flute, piccolo, recorder, clarinet, oboe, alto saxophone); Alden Banta (clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone); John Chudoba (trumpet, piccolo trumpet); Anthony Gorruso (trumpet); Zohar Schondorf (French horn); Mark Patterson (trombone); Anthony Geralis (piano, synthesizer); Ethyl Will (keyboards); David Kuhn (acoustic bass, electric bass); Sean McDaniel (drums, percussion); David Mancuso (timpani, percussion).
Audio Mixers: Frank Filipetti; Jason Stasium.
Liner Note Author: John Du Prez.
Recording information: Right Track Recording Studios, New York, NY (02/07/2005).
Directors: Todd Ellison ; Mike Nichols .
Photographer: Larry Mah.
Arranger: Glen Kelly.
Silliness abounds on the Broadway cast recording of MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, a loose adaptation of the revered (and much-quoted) film MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL. Penned by Python member Eric Idle (along with his musical collaborator John Du Prez), SPAMALOT follows the absurd adventures of King Arthur (Tim Curry) and his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Robin (David Hyde Pierce) and Sir Lancelot (Hank Azaria). While the production plays into the conventions of the musical, with plenty of over-the-top singing, it also subverts those cliches, most notably on the hilarious "The Song That Goes Like This," which skewers the Broadway standard of sugary-sweet romantic duets (where a couple can "overact like hell"). Throughout SPAMALOT, cheeky Python-esque humor is always on hand, so much so that the production even includes "Always Look on the Bright Side Of Life," the classic sing-along number from another favorite Python movie, LIFE OF BRIAN.
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  • UPC: 602498802533
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