Listen to the 'Pretty Woman' Broadway Cast Recording: Exclusive


The Bryan Adams-led rating is out tomorrow (Sept. 21).

Over the previous three years, Bryan Adams has labored together with his long-time songwriting companion Jim Vallance to jot down the songs for Pretty Woman: The Musical — which paid off with the present's Broadway opening in August on the Nederlander Theater. On Sept. 21, the unique forged recording can be launched on Atlantic Records, with a bodily album coming Oct. 26. Billboard  is solely premiering the music "Welcome to Hollywood" at present (Sept. 20).

Based on the enormously common 1990 movie starring Julia Robarts and Richard Gere, the present (directed and choreographed by Broadway vet Jerry Mitchell) follows the road corner-to-penthouse story of feisty prostitute Vin (Samantha Barks, greatest recognized for enjoying Eponine within the 2012 movie of Les Misérables) and rich businessman Edward (Andy Karl, most not too long ago a Tony-nominee for Groundhog Day).

“That’s a variety of songs to document in two weeks. It’s mainly a music a day,” Adams says of the forged recording course of. “The singers and band have been well-rehearsed, so it wasn’t actually that troublesome. It’s nearly catching a efficiency. The largest problem was working with the singers and getting all that sorted as a result of they have been working each evening and we didn’t wish to burn them out.”

Much of the present's rating has that acquainted Adams sound:  the Latin-flavored tango “On A Night Like Tonight” brings to thoughts his “Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman"; “Freedom” and “You and I" are traditional energy ballads; and “You’re Beautiful" and “I Can’t Go Back" have an anthemic rock vibe. But Adams and Vallance additionally enterprise past the acquainted, with the jazzy “Don’t Forget To Dance” and even a rap in "Never Give Up.”

“I feel that’s most likely why [Mitchell] employed us,” Vallance says. “He wished a non-typical Broadway rating. He wished one thing extra from the pop world.”

Listen to the Pretty Woman: The Musical unique forged recording under.