We Will Rock You: Cast Album Soundtrack
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This is the recording from the original London cast.
We Will Rock You (often abbreviated as WWRY) is a jukebox musical, based on the songs of Queen and named after their hit single of the same name. The musical was written by British comedian and author Ben Elton in collaboration with Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor. The musical was first produced in London by Queen Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment and Tribeca Theatrical Productions, with Christopher Renshaw as director, Mark Fisher as the production designer, Willie Williams as the lighting designer, Williams & Fisher as co-video directors, Tim Goodchild as the costume designer, Arlene Phillips as choreographer and Bobby Aitken as sound designer.
The musical opened in the West End at the Dominion Theatre on May 14, 2002, with Tony Vincent, Hannah Jane Fox, Sharon D. Clarke and Kerry Ellis in principal roles. The musical was panned by critics, but was an audience favourite, and has since been played to packed houses around the world, and has become the longest-running musical at the Dominion Theatre. The story takes place in a tongue-in-cheek dystopian future where originality and individualism are shunned, and a lone "Dreamer" appears who can fulfill a prophecy that will enable the return of rock 'n roll.
A number of international productions have followed the original, and We Will Rock You has been seen in Ireland, Australia, Canada, Russia, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Zürich, Vienna, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong. As of July 2009, productions are still active in Great Britain, Italy and Germany. The Dutch production will premiere at the end of summer 2010. The Swedish production will premiere in the autumn of 2010.
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Kerry Ellis who plays 'Meat' is also brilliant. She sings a lovely rendition of 'No one but you (Only the good die young)' which moved me to tears when watching the show and it comes across just as well on the CD. My favourite songs that the chorus sing are 'Radio Ga Ga' and 'One Vision'. The words have been altered slightly, to bring the songs up to date so they fit into the story. These songs are really powerful and the harmonies make a big impact.
I like the fact that it was recorded live so the cheering and clapping from the enthusiastic audience makes you feel more involved and you can imagine you are actually there.
To sum up just how amazing this soundtrack is, it has not moved from my CD player for 4 weeks and i'm still not bored of listening to it over and over again.....
The show, and the music of the CD (which trasports you back to the electric atmosphere and enthusiasm of the audience) makes you feel damn good to be alive. You get to follow the brilliant plot through the lyrics of Queen.
Writer Ben Elton looked into the future into a world where Pop Idol and the like have destroyed real music, music made out of love. Everything is electronic and real instruments have not only been destroyed, attempting to make one and use it is illegal. Galileo Figaro, a misfit, dreams of words like "I want to break free" and "Lucy in the sky with diamonds" and sees visions of masses of people singing, clapping and making huge noise. He has no clue where all this is coming from, until he meets Scaramouche and his heart starts to talk to him... He then meets "The Bohemians", outlaws in search of a leader to lead the world back to musical freedom.
But how will they do it with no real instruments left on the planet and police breathing down their neck?
Follow their journey through the music of Queen, and allow yourself to be transported to the past, back when love and genuine talent ruled music. Feel *passion* and *individuality* triumph, feel *hope* that this world is not steadily losing every value that matters. Dance around, sing along... and remember Freddie.
If your not that intrested, dont buy it.
If you love queen, like queen or just tap your feet to their beats, buy this cd.
The musical captures the love and sincerity in each and every song. Me, I've seen the musical 5 times, and watching it again in a week and a half on the 25th March. I have spent well over £300 in front row and box tickets.
I haven't wasted a penny of that money, this cd is a bargain, bag it. You will ot be able to stop listening to it.
I bought this cd straight away when i got back from the theatre the first time i saw it. And it has only left my cd player once, for a week, and i got the cd christmas 2002.
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