Albums with Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Songs That Got Away

TSTGA CD

Released 1989 CD, LP & Cassette tape Worldwide  4228391162

  1. Meadowlark
  2. I Am Going To Like It Here
  3. I Remember
  4. Mr. Monotony
  5. Dreamers
  6. Silent Heart
  7. Lud’s Wedding
  8. Three-Cornered Tune
  9. If I Ever Fall In Love Again 
  10. What Makes Me Love Him
  11. Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta
  12. Away From You 
  13. If Love Were All
  14. Half A Moment

The Songs That Got Away  info from inside CD

The voice is Sarah Brightman’s, and the idea was Andrew Lloyd Webber’s: for as long as any of us can recall, we have been talking about the magic of all the songs that somehow got lost from West End or Broadway scores — either because the shows they came from were not strong enough to survive, or because they only ever ran for limited seasons and seldom get revived on either side of the Atlantic, or else just because the songs themselves got cut in rehearsal or on tour, for reasons which must have made sense at the time but now seem unfathomable.

All the songs, newly recorded by Sarah here, have until now been lost for one or other of those reasons, whether only in the last few years or across more than half a century, but in our view they all remain classics of their greasepaint kind, richly deserving a new lease of life if not on stage then certainly on disc.

There are dozens and maybe hundreds more where these buried treasures came from, and it’s our hope that we’ll be able to bring back some of the others on future recordings for altogether new audiences around the world, or else for those who still occasionally hear the echo of the music they’ve been missing across the footlights.

Sheridan Morley

I would particularly like to thank Thomas Z. Shepard, whose support for the project early on resulted in this happening.

Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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Sings the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Japan & Australian Release

1992 CD Album Australia Polydor 517-698-2

01: Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – Evita
02: Another Suitcase In Another Hall – Evita
03: Everything’s Alright – Jesus Christ Superstar
04: I Don’t Know How to Love Him – Jesus Christ Superstar
05: Memory – Cats
06: Any Dream Will Do – Joseph
07: Anything But Lonely – Aspects of Love
08: Pie Jesu – Requiem
09: Love Changes Everything – Aspects of Love
10: Tell Me On A Sunday – Song & Dance
11: The Phantom Of The Opera – Phantom
12: All I Ask Of You  Phantom
13: Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again – Phantom
14: The Music Of The Night – Phantom

15: Amigos Para Siempre – Olympic Games Song – on Australian Release only

Notes from the CD Album by Andrew Lloyd Weber below

This album contains all of my songs that Sarah Brightman premiered and many others which she performs in the concert The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Sarah was 19 when she played a kitten in my musical Cats, Even then I was struck by the huge range in her voice and a collaboration began between us that continues 12 years later.

Four of the songs that she premiered are included in their original hit versions; one song from The Phantom of The Opera, ‘Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again’ is re-recorded. I believe it shows just-how much she has developed in the last few years.

Sarah and I were married between 1984 and 1990, and during that time I wrote two musicals, Phantom and Aspects of Love and my setting of the Latin Requiem Mass.

She of course premiered Requiem and created the role ‘Christine’ in Phantom. Subsequently she was acclaimed in both London and New York when she played ‘Rose’ in Aspects of Love, a role that I hope she will recreate on film.

It is perhaps easier to write what I feel about Sarah’s talent now that we are no longer married. I believe her voice is unique in its range and quality and that her sense of pitch is the truest I have ever worked with. Over the past decade she has developed into one of the most remarkable musical theatre performers I have heard and I believe many of her interpretations of my music on this album will prove to be definitive.

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER

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Surrender the Unexpected Songs

Surrender

1.”SURRENDER” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black & Christopher Hampton. From SUNSET BOULEVARD (1993)  This is a recurring theme in SUNSET BOULEVARD, here expanded as a complete song in its own right.

2.”UNEXPECTED SONG” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black. From SONG AND DANCE (1982)  This was originally written as Variation 5 of VARIATIONS (1970s), but when this was combined with TELL ME ON SUNDAY as SONG AND DANCE, lyrics by Don Black were set to it for its television premiere by Sarah Brightman in 4984. Although a highlight of Sarah’s concert programme, it has never been recorded with a full orchestra.

3.”CHANSON D’ENFANCE” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart. From ASPECTS OF LOVE (1989)  This is the Pyrenean theme from ASPECTS OF LOVE, expanded with a new section composed this year with the proposed film of the musical in mind. Sarah Brightman had a major critical success both in London and on Broadway as Rose in this production.

4.TELL ME ON A SUNDAY” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black. From TELL ME ON A SUNDAY (1979) / SONG AND DANCE (1982)  The title song of the one-woman show, this is recorded here with a full orchestra by Sarah for the first time.

5.”NOTHING LIKE YOU’VE EVER KNOWN” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black. From TELL ME ON A SUNDAY (1979) / SONG AND DANCE (1982) Another song from TELL ME ON A SUNDAY, here included with an orchestration by the late Larry  Wilcox. It is the first time the orchestration has been played or recorded.

6.”MACAVITY: THE MYSTERY CAT” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Text by T.S.Eliot. From CATS (1981)  Written for CATS, Sarah and I wanted to include this song to show a completely different side of her voice.

7.”GUS:THE THEATRE CAT” (with Sir John Gielgud) Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Text by T.S.Eliot. From CATS (1981)  This is another song that has been in Sarah’s concert repertoire for a long time. We had the exciting opportunity of working with Sir John Gielgud on this occasion.

8.“PIANO” (“MEMORY“) – Italian version) Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, original lyrics by Trevor Nunn after T.S. Eliot, Italian lyrics by Roberto Ferri. From CATS (1981)  Best known as “Memory” in CATS and premiered for a lower and very different voice than Sarah’s in that show, it was originally composed for an idea I had to write a short opera about the rivalry of the composers Leoncavallo and Puccini on the subject of La Boheme. Leoncavallo’s version opened to good reviews. Puccini’s did not and was an instant hit. There is not space to go into here what the role of this melody would have been if I had ever finished the piece, but suffice it to say that those who observe that “Memory” is Pucciniescjue are dead right. It was meant to be. The Italian translation gave us a chance to record the song in the way it might have been scored if the original idea had been completed.

9.”EVERYTHING’S ALRIGHT” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Tim Rice. From JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (concept album 1970, first performed 1971)  Another song that has been part of Sarah’s concert programme over the last few years.

10.’THE LAST MAN IN MY LIFE” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black. From SONG AND DANCE (1982)  Another song from TELL ME ON A SUNDAY and another highlight of Sarah’s concert programme.  It too has not previously been recorded with its full orchestration.

11.PIE JESU” (with Paul Miles-Kingston) Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. From REQUIEM (1985)  This is the original recording from REQUIEM. I find it interesting to hear how much Sarah’s voice has changed in the last ten years.

12.-AMIGOS PARA SIEMPRE” (“FRIENDS FOR LIFE”) (with Jose Carreras) Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Don Black. Official theme song for the Barcelona Games, 1992.  This song was commissioned from me as the theme tune to the Olympic Games held in Barcelona in 1992 and performed live by Sarah Brightman and Jose Carreras at the closing ceremony, which was watched by a TV audience of 1.2 billion.

13.”NO LLORES POR Ml ARGENTINA” (“DON’T CRY FOR ME, ARGENTINA”- Spanish Version) Music By Andrew Lloyd Webber. Original lyrics by Tim Rice.  Spanish lyrics by Ignacio Artime and Jaime Azpilicueta. From EV1TA (concept album 1976, first performance 1978)  This song, too, has been part of Sarah’s concert repertoire for a long time, but never before in Spanish. This is the first version to be recorded with the original orchestrations since the concept album in 1976.

14.”GUARDAMI” (“WITH ONE LOOK” – Italian version) Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Original lyrics by Don Black & Christopher Hampton, with contributions by Amy Powers. Italian lyrics by Marco Sabiu & Graziano Mallozzi.  From SUNSET BOULEVARD (1993)  This is the Italian translation of “WITH ONE LOOK “from “SUNSET BOULEVARD”. This song was originally written for the role of Norma Desmond, the ageing and reclusive star of the silent screen, and therefore was composed for a far different voice from Sarah’s. But an early sketch of the melody reminded me that I had an idea to use it in a version of The Little Mermaid and of its potential for soprano. This project was never pursued. Somehow the words didn’t fit well at all in a high key in English, a problem I have had with “MEMORY”. One sing-through with an Italian translation solved the problem.

15. THERE IS MORE TO LOVE” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Don Black & Charles Hart. From ASPECTS OF LOVE (1989)  This was a late addition to the score of ASPECTS after its West End opening. It has been part of Sarah Brightman’s concert repertoire and, again, has not been previously recorded by her.

16.”WISHING YOU WERE SOMEHOW HERE AGAIN” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Charles Hart, additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe. From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1986)  This is another highlight of Sarah’s concert programme and was premiered by her when she played Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Here it is newly recorded.

17.”THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics by Charles Hart, additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe. From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1986)  The melody of this song was originally written for Sarah Brightman and was intended for an early draft of ASPECTS OF LOVE. However, it found its way into PHANTOM, sung by the Phantom. Sarah Brightman has sung the song in concert for several years and this is the first time she has reclaimed it on record.

I first worked with Sarah Brightman in 1980 when she joined the original cast of CATS. I was always very impressed by the potential of her voice and began writing for her in 1983.

Sarah and I were married between 1984 and 1990 and during that time Sarah created the original role of Christine in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and premiered the soprano role in REQUIEM. She created “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” in the United States and subsequently went on to play the role of Rose in ASPECTS OF LOVE, both in London and New York to critical acclaim.

I continue to have a very high regard for her growing talent as a singer. Over the past three years we have developed this album, which either features songs that have never been recorded to my satisfaction before, or different versions of songs that are better known.

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER

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Don’t Cry for Me Argentina

This is a VERY RARE Italian Release and a mixture of SB Sings ALW & Surrender

Released 1996 CD – Italy Polydor / The Really Useful Group  3145236922

1. Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – Evita
2. Everything’s Alright – Jesus Christ Superstar

3. I Don’t Know How to Love Him – Jesus Christ Superstar

4. Memory – Cats

5. Macavity: The Mystery Cat – Cats

6. Anything But Lonely – Aspects of Love

7. Surrender  – Sunset Boulevard

8. Another Suitcase In Another Hall – Evita

9. Unexpected Song  – Song & Dance

10. The Phantom Of The Opera – Phantom with Steve Harley

11. The Music Of The Night – Phantom

12. Any Dream Will Do – Joseph

13. All I Ask Of You  Phantom with Cliff Richard

14. Love Changes Everything – Aspects of Love

15. Tell Me On A Sunday – Song & Dance

16. Nothing Like You’ve Ever Known – Song & Dance

17. Wishing you Were Somehow Here Again  – Phantom

18.  The Last Man In My Life – Song & Dance

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Encore / Lloyd Webber Collection Box Set

October 2002  Label: Deca USA

Disc: 1

1. Phantom of the Opera [From The Phantom of the Opera] – Sarah Brightman, Michael Crawford

2. Unexpected Song [From Song and Dance]

3. Chanson d’Enfance [From Aspects of Love]

4. All I Ask of You [From The Phantom of the Opera] – Sarah Brightman, Cliff Richard

5. Don’t Cry for Me Argentina [From Evita]

6. Another Suitcase in Another Hall [From Evita]

7. Love Changes Everything [From Aspects of Love]

8. Amigos Para Siempre (Friends for Life) – Sarah Brightman, José Carreras

9. Memory [From Cats]

10. Gus: The Theatre Cat [From Cats] – Sarah Brightman, Sir John Gielgud,

11. Anything but Lonely [From Aspects of Love]

12. Macavity: The Mystery Cat [From Cats]

13. Tell Me on a Sunday [From Tell Me on a Sunday/Song and Dance]

14. Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again [From Phantom of the Opera]

15. Pie Jesu [From Requiem] – Sarah Brightman, Paul Miles-Kingston

16. Music of the Night [From Phantom of the Opera]

Disc: 2

1. Whistle Down the Wind [From Whistle Down the Wind]

2. Away from You [From Rex]

3. Guardami (With One Look) [From Sunset Boulevard][Version]

4. Think of Me [From The Phantom of the Opera]

5. One More Walk Around the Garden [From Carmelina]

6. Surrender [From Sunset Boulevard]

7. If I Ever Fall in Love Again [From the Crooked Mile]

8. Half a Moment [From Jeeves]

9. Piano [Memory-Italian Version]

10. What More Do I Need [From Saturday Night Fever]

11. There Is More to Love [From Aspects of Love]

12. Last Man in My Life [From Song and Dance]

13. In the Mandarin’s Orchid Garden [From East Is West]

14. Nothing Like You’ve Ever Known [From Tell Me on a Sunday and Song …]

15. Chi il Bel Sogno Di Doretta [From LA Rondine]

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection

ALWCollection

1997 CD Album Worldwide  3145393302

Tracks:-

1. The Phantom Of The Opera with Michael Crawford
2. Unexpected Song
3. Chanson D’Enfance
4. All I Ask Of You with Cliff Richard
5. Don’t Cry For Me Argentina
6. Another Suitcase In Another Hall
7. Love Changes Everything
8. Amigos Para Siempre – Friends for Life with Jose Carreras
9. Memory
10. Gus: The Theatre Cat with Sir John Gielgud
11. Anything But Lonely
12. Macavity: The Mystery Cat
13. Tell Me On A Sunday
14. Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again
15. Pie Jesu with Paul Miles-Kingston
16. The Music Of The Night

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Encore

Encorelarge

Released 2001  CD Album Worldwide  Decca Broadway 314 589 050-2

1. Whistle Down the Wind {From Whistle Down the Wind}
2. Away from You {From Rex}
3. Guardami (With One Look) {From Sunset Boulevard} [Italian Version]
4. Think of Me {From the Phantom of the Opera}
5. One More Walk the Around the Garden {From Carmelina}
6. Surrender {From Sunset Boulevard}
7. If I Ever Fall in Love Again {From the Crooked Mile}
8. Half a Moment {From Jeeves}
9. Piano (Memory) {From Cats} [Italian Version]
10. What More Do I Need {From Saturday Night}
11. There Is More to Love {From Aspects of Love}
12. Last Man in My Life {From Song and Dance}
13. In the Mandarin’s Orchid Garden {From East Is West}
14. Nothing Like You’ve Ever Known {From Tell Me on a Sunday and Song and Dance}
15. Chi il Bel Sogno Di Doretta {From la Rondine}

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Love Changes Everything

Love Changes Everything

Audio CD (November 14, 2005)  Label: Decca

  1. Probably On A Thursday
  2. The Perfect Year
  3. Only You
  4. Love Changes Everything
  5. Seeing Is Believing
  6. Think Of Me
  7. Any Dream Will Do
  8. I Don’t Know How To Love Him
  9. Too Much Love To Care
  10. The Phantom Of The Opera
  11. Make Up My Heart
  12. No Llores Por Mi Argentina
  13. Everything’s Alright
  14. Whistle Down The Wind

Other covers / promos etc

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