While we were seeing the closing matinee of A Little Night Music at Center Stage, Ron picked up the CD of Josh Young (the Henrick).
Young has a voice that many will instantly fall in love with. The album contains a lot of terrific singing and fresh takes on material. The arrangements by Brian Lowdermilk are superb, and Lowdermilk’s song Run Away with Me* is one of the highlights of the CD. And Young duets with two under-recorded Broadway ladies — Felicia Finley and Kate Shindle.
I still say Flight is an impossible song with no real succesful version that balances both the needs of the story and the vocalism passages. (My partner) Ron thinks Young’s version works. (He’s certainly more successful than most, but…)
Here are the tracks:
1 How To Not Be With You2 Flight3 Sometimes A Day Goes By4 Run Away With Me5 In Whatever Time We Have6 Longer7 My Romance8 Come What May9 If You’re Not The One10 Both Sides Now11 Someone To Fall Back On12 Even The Pain13 West Side Story Medley