Unmasked (The Platinum Collection): Limited Edition

UMC / Polydor

Curated by Really Useful Group and Andrew Lloyd Webber, ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: UNMASKED – THE PLATINUM COLLECTION offers a superb overview of the career to date of one the most successful composers of the modern era.

Not just an ultimate greatest hits collection, it also offers two further discs that explore Lloyd Webber’s work in greater detail. ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: UNMASKED – THE PLATINUM COLLECTION assembles the finest of his cherished works from the past five decades, and contains newly-recorded versions of songs by LANA DEL REY, GREGORY PORTER, and NICOLE SCHERZINGER. It also contains recordings by world-class performers such as BARBRA STREISAND, MADONNA, MICHAEL CRAWFORD, SARAH BRIGHTMAN, ELVIS PRESLEY and, released for the first time, BEYONCÉ singing ‘Learn To Be Lonely’ from the 2005 Academy Awards with Lloyd Webber accompanying on piano.

There are also five newly created orchestral suites, specially prepared from existing recordings to give a précis of some of the shows dearest to Andrew, emphasising the grand orchestral aspects of his work. The set comes complete with a 40-page book with track notes by respected theatre critic and Lloyd Webber biographer Michael Coveney; there is a note from Andrew himself as well as specially written tributes from Barbra Streisand, Glenn Close, Michael Crawford and Tim Rice among others.

CD 1
1Superstar • Murray Head & The Trinidad Singers
2The Phantom Of The Opera • Sarah Brightman & Michael Crawford
3Oh What A Circus • Antonio Banderas & Madonna
4Love Changes Everything • Michael Ball
5Stick It To The Man • Alex Brightman & The Broadway Cast Of School Of Rock
6Memory* • Nicole Scherzinger
7No Matter What • Boyzone
8With One Look • Barbra Streisand
9Buenos Aires • Glee Cast
10Don’t Cry For Me Argentina • Julie Covington
11Take That Look Off Your Face • Marti Webb
12I’m Hopeless When It Comes To You • Joanna Riding
13Light At The End Of The Tunnel* • Gregory Porter
14The Music Of The Night • Michael Crawford
15Gethsemane ( I Only Want To Say) • Ian Gillan
16Any Dream Will Do • Donny Osmond
17Amigos Para Siempre • Sarah Brightman & José Carreras
18I Don’t Know How To Love Him • Yvonne Elliman
CD 2
1As If We Never Said Goodbye • Glenn Close
2Theme And Variations 1-4 • Andrew Lloyd Webber
3Unexpected Song • Sarah Brightman
4You Must Love Me* • Lana Del Rey
5Everything’s Alright • Yvonne Elliman, Ian Gillan & Murray Head
6The Vaults Of Heaven • Tom Jones & The Sounds Of Blackness
7Another Suitcase In Another Hall • Madonna
8You’re In The Band • Broadway Cast Of School Of Rock
9It’s Easy For You • Elvis Presley
10Cold • The Everly Brothers
11Come Back With The Same Look • Denise Van Outen
12I Am The Starlight* • Mica Paris & George Ure
13Mr. Mistoffelees • Paul Nicholas
14Tell Me On A Sunday • Michael Crawford
15Think Of Me • Emmy Rossum & Patrick Wilson
16Rainbow High • Elaine Paige
17All I Ask Of You • Cliff Richard & Sarah Brightman
18Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again (Live At The Royal Albert Hall) • Sierra Boggess
19Bonus Track Learn To Be Lonely* (Live At The Oscars) • Beyoncé & Andrew Lloyd Webber
CD 3
1Jacob & Sons/Coat Of Many Colours • Janet Metz, Donny Osmond, Michael Fletcher & The Canadian Cast
2Close Every Door • Donny Osmond
3Heaven On Their Minds* (Live – Arena Tour) • Tim Minchin
4King Herod’s Song • Alice Cooper
5Skimbleshanks • Ken Wells & The Original London Cast Of Cats
6Macavity: The Mystery Cat • Wendy Edmead & Donna King
7You’ve Never Had It So Good • Stephen Ward Original London Cast
8I’d Be Surprisingly Good For You • Elena Roger & Philip Quast
9Evermore Without You • Martin Crewes
10I Believe My Heart • Duncan James & Keedie
11If Only You Would Listen • The Broadway Cast Of School Of Rock
12Sing • Military Wives
13Hosanna • Jesus Christ Superstar London Cast
14Hosanna • Plácido Domingo, Sarah Brightman & The Choir Of Winchester Cathedral
15Pie Jesu • Sarah Brightman & Paul Miles-Kingston
16By Jeeves • Steven Pacey, Simon Day & Nicholas Haverson
17Where Did The Rock Go?* • Florence Andrews
CD 4
1Phantom Phantasy† • Original London Orchestra
2Masquerade • Original Motion Picture Cast
3’Til I Hear You Sing • Ramin Karimloo
4Love Never Dies Orchestral Suite† • Original London Orchestra
5Love Never Dies • Sierra Boggess
6The Beauty Underneath*•Ben Lewis & Casey Lyons
7Variations On Variations† • Andrew Lloyd Webber
8Jesus Christ Superstar Overture • Original Jesus Christ Superstar Orchestra
9Overture And The Beautiful Game† • Original Cast And Orchestra From The Beautiful Game
10If This Is What We’re Fighting For • Josie Walker
11Cats Overture • The Original London Orchestra
12The Jellicle Ball • Cats Motion Picture Orchestra
13Sunset Suite† • Original Broadway Orchestra
14Sunset Boulevard • Kevin Anderson
15Aspects Of Aspects • Orchester Der Vereinigten Buehnen Wien
16Seeing Is Believing • Michael Ball & Sarah Brightman
17Anything But Lonely • Sarah Brightman