Almost Famous Broadway Cast Album Released April 21 | Playbill

Cast Recordings & Albums Almost Famous Broadway Cast Album Released April 21

The Cameron Crowe-Tom Kitt tuner is based on Crowe's film of the same name.

The company of Almost Famous Krista Schlueter

It's all happening! The original Broadway cast recording of Almost Famous is released April 21, and is now available on all streaming platforms and as a CD.

Almost Famous, based on the 2000 Oscar-winning Cameron Crowe film, follows a 15-year-old aspiring music journalist who Rolling Stone hires to go on tour with an up-and-coming rock band, Stillwater. The musical features a book and lyrics by Crowe and music and lyrics by Tony and Pulitzer winner Tom Kitt (Next to Normal). Kitt penned arrangements and orchestrations, and vocal design is by AnnMarie Milazzo.

Lending their voices to the album are the musical's original Broadway cast: Solea Pfeiffer, Chris Wood, Casey Likes, Tony nominee Anika Larsen, Drew Gehling, and Rob Colletti. The company is rounded out by Matt Bittner, Chad Burris, Gerard Canonico, Julia Cassandra, Brandon Contreras, Jakeim Hart, Van Hughes, Jana Djenne Jackson, Katie Ladner, Danny Lindgren, Erica Mansfield, Alisa Melendez, Kevin Perdido, Andrew Poston, Emily Schultheis, Daniel Sovich, Libby Winters, and Matthew C. Yee.

The cast recording is produced by Scott M. Riesett, Kitt and Crowe with Executive Producers Scott Farthing and Vollack. The album was recorded and mixed by Roy Hendrickson, with additional recording by Ian Kagey, at Power Station at BerkleeNYC, New York, NY, and Sear Sound, New York, NY.

The tracklist for the physical album includes

  1. 1973
  2. Who Are You With?
  3. Ramble On
  4. Fever Dog
  5. Morocco
  6. It's All Happening
  7. Everybody's Coming Together
  8. The Night-Time Sky's Got Nothing on You
  9. No Friends
  10. Something Real
  11. Tiny Dancer
  12. Stick Around
  13. Elaine's Lecture
  14. It Ain't Easy / It's All Happening (Reprise)
  15. Listen to Me
  16. The Wind
  17. Lost in New York City / River
  18. The Real World
  19. Goodbye / New Day Coming
  20. Finale: Everybody's Coming Together
  21. Fever Dog Bows
  22. He Knows Too Little (And I Know Too Much) (Bonus Track)

    The digital tracklist includes two additional tracks, a cover of "Simple Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd as performed by the fictional band Stillwater, and an additional a bonus track, "Anything's Possible".

    Almost Famous opened at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre November 3, 2022 where it played 30 preview performances and 77 performances before closing January 8, 2023. The production was directed by Tony nominee Jeremy Herrin.

    Photos: Inside the Recording Studio With Broadway's Almost Famous

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