Nigel Richards | A Shining Truth

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A Shining Truth

by Nigel Richards

Critically acclaimed album featuring 14 previously unrecorded songs from the best contemporary Musical theatre writers including Adam Guettel, Michael John LaChiusa, Howard Goodall, Conor Mitchell and many more.
Genre: Easy Listening: Musicals/Broadway
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Tom Sawyer
3:13 $0.99
2. Butterfly
5:33 $0.99
3. Easier
4:50 $0.99
4. If There Is A Heaven
2:51 $0.99
5. Death In the Clouds
3:25 $0.99
6. Sian
3:29 $0.99
7. Never Look Back
4:27 $0.99
8. Picture Lullaby
2:55 $0.99
9. Pointy's Lament
2:46 $0.99
10. The Good-bye Song
4:00 $0.99
11. What Kind of A Life Is This, Masha?
4:26 $0.99
12. Cloths of Heaven
3:15 $0.99
13. Lady of the Sea
5:20 $0.99
14. An She'd Have Blue Eyes
2:08 $0.99
15. How Glory Goes
5:15 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Described by Musical Stages (issue 62) as 'the best cd of Musical Theatre Songs I have heard in a long while....truly authentic and triumphantly realised...this is an album for the genuine lover of Musical theatre and is a profoundly refreshing and uplifting experience. This recording lives up to its title and is indeed a Shining Truth.'
Edward Seckerson for the Independent and What's on says 'this wonderful collection of songs. Diverse...interesting...not so much a cd as a manifesto. Ive been playing it and playing it and have fallen in love with many of the songs.
Adam Guettel: 'I love it. I love it. Apparently you hadn't heard but it's terrific!
A love letter to great writing, this cd is recorded by Nigel Richards, most known in London for his performance as Floyd Collins in the British premiere. Other premieres include Maltby & Shires 'Baby', Tom Waits' Black Rider, Hello Again, Napoleon, Martin Guerre, Jason Robert Browns' Songs for a New World and Bernstein's Mass. Most recently he has been singing with Damon Albarn and Jarvis Cocker at the Barbican in Drift & Tilt: The Songs of Scott Walker. He is currently playing The Phantom in Phantom of the Opera at certain performances in London.



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