Sing West Side Story (2 Karaoke CDs) broadway. Karaoke CDs (2 discs). Published by Pocket Songs (PS.PSCDG1100).
When West Side Story opened on Broadway in 1957, it heralded a new age of American musical theatre. Its exploration of ethnic and cultural divides was unprecedented, and its dark tone set it apart from the bright and cheerful musicals that tended to populate the Great White Way. Based on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, it tells the story of two rival New York City gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. A doomed romance develops between Tony, a Jet, and Maria, the sister of the Sharks' leader. The eclectic, sophisticated songs by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim have endured for decades, and songs like Maria, Tonight and America have become standards. Sing sixteen songs from this groundbreaking production. Each number is presented with note-perfect backing tracks and removable guide vocals. Customer Reviews "I'm absolutely in love with your version of West Side Story. It's so true to the original version on SONY which I've owned for years and years. How did you do that? It doesn't get better than this!" - Les Cowan, Boca Raton, Fla.
Each Pocket Songs PSCD album contains a complete performance with a professional vocalist as well as the karaoke tracks of each song, for the at-home performer. PSCD discs can be played on a regular CD player and do not contain graphics.