ATLANTIC RECORDS LIFTS CURTAIN ON “THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”
Atlantic Records has announced today’s release of “THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” the official companion to 20th Century Fox’s hugely anticipated new musical film. The album is available now at all music retailers and streaming services; THE GREATEST SHOWMAN opens in theatre's on Wednesday, December 20th.
“THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” features original songs by Oscar and Tony® Award winning and GRAMMY®-nominated duo Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (LA LA LAND, DEAR EVAN HANSEN), including “This Is Me” (performed by Keala Settle; listen: https://atlanti.cr/thisisme), “The Greatest Show” (performed by Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle, Zendaya, Zac Efron, and ensemble; listen: https://atlanti.cr/
greatestshowman), and “Rewrite The Stars” (performed by Zac Efron and Zendaya; listen: https://atlanti.cr/ rewritethestars). The collection was recently named to Oprah’s Favorite Things List 2017, which declared the soundtrack to be “a celebration of imagination,” noting “’This Is Me’ should be everyone’s theme song.”
night, Saturday, December 9th, will see the film honored in New York City with a very special Empire State Building Tower Lighting, the ceremony to be highlighted by a live performance of “This Is Me” from THE GREATEST SHOWMAN co-star Keala Settle.
“THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK” has been overseen at Atlantic Records by GRAMMY® Award winner (five time nominee) and recently appointed Atlantic Records West Coast President Kevin Weaver (FURIOUS 7, SUICIDE SQUAD, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS) and Atlantic Records President, A&R Pete Ganbarg (HAMILTON ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING, DEAR EVAN HANSEN ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING, TWENTY ONE PILOTS).
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. THE GREATEST SHOWMAN is directed by exciting new filmmaker Michael Gracey, with songs by Academy Award winners Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (LA LA LAND) and starring Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman. Jackman is joined by Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Zac Efron, and Rebecca Ferguson.