Here Lies Love Cast Album Will Be Released in Time for Its Off-Broadway Return
The original cast recording of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's award-winning musical Here Lies Love will be released by Nonesuch Records on April 22. The two-disc album, which is also available digitally, features a 52-page color booklet, an introduction by Oskar Eustis, and two essays about the piece by Byrne.
Here Lies Love, the recipient of Obie, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, and Theatre World Awards, returns to The Public Theater's LuEsther Hall beginning April 14, with an official reopening date set for May 1. The environmental musical, which follows the life of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos, first played the Public, under the direction of Alex Timbers, last spring.
Ruthie Ann Miles leads the company as Imelda Marcos, with Jose Llana as Ferdinand Marcos and Conrad Ricamora as Ninoy Aquino. Also included on the album are Renee Albulario, Melody Butiu, Natalie Cortez, Debralee Daco, Joshua Dela Cruz, Kelvin Moon Loh, Jeigh Madjus, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Trevor Salter, and Janelle Velasquez.
The full track list is as follows:
1. American Troglodyte — Ensemble
2. Here Lies Love — Ruthie Ann Miles and Melody Butiu
3. Child of the Philippines — Conrad Ricamora and Ruthie Ann Miles
4. Opposite Attraction — Conrad Ricamora and Ruthie Ann Miles
5. The Rose of Tacloban — Ruthie Ann Miles
6. A Perfect Hand — Jose Llana
7. Eleven Days — Ruthie Ann Miles
8. When She Passed By — Melody Butiu
9. Sugartime Baby — Ruthie Ann Miles, Jose Llana, and Jeigh Madjus
10. Walk Like a Woman — Ruthie Ann Miles
11. Don't You Agree?/Pretty Face — Ruthie Ann Miles, Jose Llana, and Maria-Christina Oliveras
12. Dancing Together — Ruthie Ann Miles and Maria-Christina Oliveras
13. The Fabulous One — Conrad Ricamora
14. Men Will Do Anything — Maria-Christina Oliveras
1. Star and Slave — Ruthie Ann Miles
2. Poor Me — Ruthie Ann Miles and Jose Llana
3. Please Don't — Ruthie Ann Miles
4. Solano Avenue — Ruthie Ann Miles and Melody Butiu
5. Riots and Bombs
6. Order 1081 — Renee Albulario, Melody Butiu, Natalie Cortez, and Maria-Christina Oliveras
7. Seven Years — Ruthie Ann Miles and Conrad Ricamora
8. Gate 37 — Conrad Ricamora
9. Just Ask the Flowers — Natalie Cortez
10. Why Don't You Love Me? — Ruthie Ann Miles
11. God Draws Straight — Kelvin Moon Loh
12: Here Lies Love (Curtain Call) — Ensemble
Click here to preorder the album.