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Product Review: The Kinky Boots Original Broadway Cast Album

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The original cast album for Kinky Boots is out and we are in love.

As you’ll recall from the show’s reviews, the British accents may not be superb, but the heart behind this is so big and the performances so thrilling, you quickly don’t care. If you haven’t already seen the show, we won’t give away anything, but we will tell you that Lauper’s signature stylings shine brightly through every song. It’s Full Monty meets Rent meets meets Xanadu meets American Idiot meets Strictly Ballroom, and though sometimes silly, oh boy is it fun.

WARNING: Don’t listen to this album anywhere where you can’t dance along (with or without heels). Though it sometimes feels a bit 80s (or maybe because it does), you start by smiling, progress quickly into swaying and pretty soon are dancing all over the living room…

You’ll want this one to be part of your collection, so just let me hear you say yeah, yeah and order your own copy on amazon.com here.

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Track List:

1. “Price & Son Theme”/”The Most Beautiful Thing in the World”
2. “Take What You Got”
3. “The Land of Lola”
4. “Charlie’s Soliloquy”
5. “Step One”
6. “Sex Is In The Heel”
7. “The History of Wrong Guys”
8. “I’m Not My Father’s Son”
9. “Everybody Say Yeah”
10. “What A Woman Wants”
11. “In This Corner”
12. “Charlie’s Soliloquy Reprise”
13. “The Soul of a Man”
14. “Hold Me in Your Heart”
15. “Raise You Up”/”Just Be”

Composer and Lyricist: Cyndi Lauper
Librettist: 
Harvey Fierstein
Director and Choreographer: Jerry Mitchell

Featuring the talents of Stark Sands, Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford, Celina Carvajal, Daniel Sherman, Marcus Neville, Paul Canaan, Kevin Smith Kirkwood, Kyle Taylor Parker, Kyle Post, Charlie Sutton, Joey Taranto, Andy Kelso, Tory Ross, Jen Perry, Josh Caggiano, Adinah Alexander, Eric Anderson, Eugene Barry-Hill, Stephen Berger, Caroline Bowman, Sandra Denise, Eric Leviton, Ellyn Marie Marsh, John Jeffrey Martin, Marquise Neal, Clifton Oliver, Nathan Peck, Robert Pendilla, Lucia Spina, Sebastian Hedges Thomas, John Ernest Adams

Find out more about the show!

The Broadway Musical Home received a complementary copy of this CD, but was not paid to endorse this product in any way.

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