Stream “Fela! The Original Broadway Cast Recording”

07/13/2010

Fela! The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the story and life of Fela Kuti is now available for stream. The album captures the electricity and joy that thousands have experienced at the Eugene O’Neill Theater every night since the play opened on November 23, 2009.

Fela-on-broadway by knitrecords

Tracklist for FELA! Original Broadway Cast Recording:
Everything Scatter
BID
(Breaking It Down) – High Life (Medzi Medzi)/Yellow Fever
Trouble Sleep
Teacher
Black President (scene)
Lover*
Upside Down
Expensive Shit
I.T.T. (International Thief Thief)
Kere Kay
Water Get No Enemy
Torture (scene)
Zombie
Trouble Sleep (reprise)
Na Poi
Sorrow, Tears And Blood
Sorrow After Testimonials (scene/interlude)
Dance of the Orisas (Shakara)
Rain**
Coffin Head of State
Kere Kay (act II)
Gentleman (bows)

*lyrics by Jim Lewis
**music by Aaron Johnson and Jordan McLean, lyrics by Bill T. Jones and Jim Lewis