Various Artists-Carols For A Cure - Volume 13 CDH060-11, 2CD American release, November 2011-$20.00
Broadway Cares, offers their 13th annual collection of Christmas recordings as performed by the casts of various Broadway shows, entitled Carols For A Cure - Volume 13. The cast of Mamma Mia! is featured on 'Hark! The Herald Angels Sing'.
the Mamma Mia! cast performance is preceded by ABBA's brief recording of the Swedish Christmas song 'Nu är det jul igen', as originally broadcast on the West German radio show Mal Sondock's Hitparade in 1981.
This marks the first legal CD release of this ABBA recording. Truth be be told, it's nothing special.
Other Celebrity guests on this album include Daniel Radcliffe, Martha Wash, Kara DioGuardi, Roger Rees, Reeve Carney, Montego Glover, Chad Kimball, Hugh Panaro and Daniel Rodriguez, among others.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL- How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
GIVE AWAY LOVE- Memphis
WHITE CHRISTMAS- Chicago featuring Kara DioGuardi
LITTLE JESUS SWEETLY SLEEP- Mary Poppins
HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING- Mamma Mia!
WHEN THE RIVER MEETS THE SEA- Wicked
CHRISTMAS IS MY FAVORITE TIME OF YEAR- Catch Me if You Can
THE 13 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS- The Addams Family
I WONDER AS I WANDER- The Phantom of the Opera
ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH- Sister Act
O COME, O COME EMMANUEL- Rock of Ages
SILENT NIGHT- The Lion King
ST. NICHOLAS SKY- Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark
GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN- Rent
LIGHT IT UP!- Priscilla Queen of the Desert
THE FIRST NOEL- War Horse
CHRISTMAS ON THE S.S. AMERICAN- Anything Goes
WHAT CHILD IS THIS?- Chicago
WAITING FOR THE SNOW TO FALL- Billy Elliot
LO, HOW A ROSE E'ER BLOOMING- Die Bratschen Von Broadway
DANCE WITH ME SANTA- Ashley Argota
O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL- Camelot at the John W. Engeman Theatre
DECK THE HALLS- Avenue Q
AULD LANG SYNE- Baby It's You!
O HOLY NIGHT- Daniel Rodgriguez