The Courage of a Dreamer – CD

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*** Featured play on Sunday Showtunes,

played as Crush of the Week on Mark Petty‘s Midday Mixtape (theradiocollective.com),

and interviewed/played on The Curtain Up Show, presented by Tim McArthur ***

 

Simon Beck’s debut album, featuring lesser known hits from the world of American musical theatre. Including the Oscar-winning song, Beauty And The Beast, and Dancing Through Life, from the hit Broadway and West End musical, Wicked. Available on CD only, priced £10.00

 

“Simon Beck is a legend – Mark Shenton, Theatre Critic

Description

 

Simon Beck’s debut album ‘The Courage of a Dreamer’ – A spiritual re-imagining of some of musical theatre’s best loved songs

 

I’d encourage anyone with an interest in musical theatre to buy this album. Simon is a wonderful musician. I loved his vocal and instrumental arrangements as well as the thoughtful and insightful interpretation of a terrific songlist.” – Ken Alexander, Theatre Director

 

“Simon Beck is a legend” – Mark Shenton, Theatre Critic

 

Released in October 2015

Recorded between October 2007 and July 2015 at London’s famous Angel Studios

Tracks

    1. Self Portrait / The Human Heart
    2. Make Me A Kite
    3. Alone In The Universe
    4. How Lucky You Are
    5. Beauty And The Beast
    6. I’d Rather Be Sailing
    7. Just A Boy
    8. Dancing Through Life
    9. Come Down From The Tree
    10. Use What You Got
    11. Everybody Wants To Do A Musical
    12. The Chance To Sing / Self Portrait

 

Featuring a 7 piece band, 6 backing singers, and two guest vocalists

Orchestrations by Neil Rutherford

Vocal arrangements by Simon Beck