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It's Just The Beginning: The Songs of Charles Miller & Kevin Hammonds

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This CD contains the finest works from Musicals by Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds. 18 Stunning songs sung by the West End & Broadways hottest stars.
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1. This Is Home Richard Reynard
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2. He Never Asked Me To Dance (from Cabin Fever) Pia Douwes
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3:44 album only
3. Done (from Fabula) Louise Plowright
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2:52 album only
4. There Will Come A Day (from Hope) Cassidy Janson
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3:07 album only
5. Sail Me There (from Hope) Michael McCarthy
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3:39 album only
6. Bless This House (from Hope) Valerie Cutko, Ashleigh Fleming & Charlotte Page
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3:15 album only
7. Thief In The Night (from Brenda Bly: Teen Detective) Mark Evans & Jodie Jacobs
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3:18 album only
8. Oogie Woogie Boogie (from Brenda Bly: Teen Detective) Donna Hines
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3:36 album only
9. Stu (from Brenda Bly: Teen Detective) Shona White
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2:24 album only
10. I Always Get My Man (from Brenda Bly: Teen Detective) Jodie Jacobs
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2:23 album only
11. A Girl Of Few Words (remix) (from No One In The World) Julie Atherton
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2:14 album only
12. Someone Find Me (from No One In The World) Paul Spicer & Julie Atherton
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3:48 album only
13. What Do I Do Now (from No One In The World) Marc Joseph & Helena Blackman
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14. A Jerk Like Me (from When Midnight Strikes) Alan Winner
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2:30 album only
15. Never Learned To Type (from When Midnight Strikes) Caroline O'Connor
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3:35 album only
16. Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em (from When Midnight Strikes) Fenton Gray
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17. You Know How To Love Me (from When Midnight Strikes) Brenda Edwards
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18. It's Just The Beginning (from No One In The World) Emma Hatton, Adam Bayjou, Louise Willoughby, Christopher Bartlett, Drew Millar, Emma Odell, Greg Davidson & Sophie Isaacs
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
18 Stunning songs sung by the West End & Broadways hottest stars! Featuring: JULIE ATHERTON (Avenue Q, Mamma Mia), HELENA BLACKMAN (BBC s How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?), VALERIE CUTKO (Cabaret), PIA DOUWES (Chicago), BRENDA EDWARDS (ITV's X-Factor, Chicago, We Will Rock You), MARK EVANS (BBC's Your Country Needs You, Wicked, Spamalot), FENTON GRAY (Les Miserables, Blood Brothers), DONNA HINES (Little Shop Of Horrors, Dancing In The Streets), JODIE JACOBS (Rent, Fame), CASSIDY JANSON (Wicked, Avenue Q), MICHAEL MCCARTHY (Les Miserables), CHARLOTTE PAGE (Phantom Of The Opera), LOUISE PLOWRIGHT (Mamma Mia), RICHARD REYNARD (Blood Brothers), PAUL SPICER (Avenue Q), SHONA WHITE (Wicked, Chess), ALAN WINNER (Gone With The Wind) and a stunning performance of Never Learned To Type by CAROLINE O'CONNOR (Moulin Rouge, Chicago) This CD contains the finest works from Musicals written by this very unusual team combining the very best of British music scores from Charles Miller with the dynamism of the lyrics of New York's Kevin Hammonds. West End meets Broadway in new musical theatre composition. The songs come from their best known shows including: Brenda Bly: Teen Detective, When Midnight Strikes, Cabin Fever, Fabula, Hope and No One In The World.

Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds were first brought together in 1998 to collaborate on a new musical based on the Vincent Price cult classic Theatre of Blood . Charles and Kevin developed a great friendship and immediately started working on an original piece called When Midnight Strikes . The show had a successful debut at London's Cochrane Theatre and after an additional production at the Chelsea Theatre, the show had it's professional premiere at London's Finborough Theatre, enjoying rave reviews, sold-out houses, an extended run, and an original cast album. When Midnight Strikes has also been translated into Norwegian, premiering in Oslo, Norway earlier this year. Since then Charles and Kevin have written 10 musicals including Brenda Bly: Teen Detective which had its world premiere at the Cochrane Theatre in London, soon followed by it's professional premiere at The Bridewell Theatre, London. After it's rave reviews and sold out performances, Brenda Bly: Teen Detective was published by Samuel French, Ltd. and is currently playing worldwide from London, Pennsylvania, Dublin, Malta, Texas to name but a few. Their musical Hope has played in London's Westminster, Cochrane and Bridewell Theatres and this past year it premiered in Züg, Switzerland and has been translated into German for a production opening this October in Frankfurt. Their Christmas musical Mr. Christmas won Best Musical at the NEPTA Awards, and had it's London premiere last year. Other shows include No One In The World (London and New York), Build Me A Bridge (London and New York), R.S.V.P.A.S.A.P (London), Big Top (London), Lost In New York , A Balsamo Family Christmas , (CBDT, Pennsylvania). Recordings include Avenue Q star Julie Atherton's A Girl Of Few Words , Marc Joseph s Clear Blue Sky , the original cast recording of When Midnight Strikes , and Brenda Edwards forthcoming debut single You Know How To Love Me which looks destined for the charts and taken from this very album!

In a West End now dominated, as is Broadway, by compilations of past pop hits, original composing teams are hard to come by, but Charles Miller & Kevin Hammonds continue to blaze this apparently unfashionable path, and I hope that this album paves the way for more of their work to be seen on the stages for which they were written and where they belong. -- Mark Shenton, Theatre critic Sunday Express and The Stage


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