A Very StarKid Album

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A Very StarKid Album
Compilation album by StarKid Productions
Released July 22, 2010
(see release history)
Recorded 2010
Genre Showtunes
Length 33:19
Label StarKid Productions
StarKid Productions chronology
Me and My Dick (A New Musical)
(2010)
A Very StarKid Album
(2010)
A Very Potter Sequel
(2010)

A Very StarKid Album[1][2][3][4][5][6] contains several songs from the musical A Very Potter Sequel,[1] sequel to the Harry Potter parody musical A Very Potter Musical,[1][7] produced by StarKid Productions[1][6][7][8][9] with music and lyrics by Darren Criss[8][10] (who also starred in both musicals as Harry Potter[11]),[1][6] and book by Matt Lang, Nick Lang, and Brian Holden.[12] The album features seven of the twelve songs from A Very Potter Sequel as well as tracks from others members of the group. Songs from the musical that were absent from the album were later released as the A Very Potter Sequel soundtrack. The album was released digitally through iTunes and Amazon.com on July 22, 2010,[3][4] and was made available on the StarKid Productions Bandcamp page on August 3, 2010.[5] The album reached No. 14 on the iTunes Pop Charts and No. 27 out of all Top Albums officially topping Lady Gaga (#29) and Glee (#31) on the charts.[1] The album also reached No. 19 on Top Compilations.[2][6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Darren Criss

No. Title Performer(s) Length
1. "Days of Summer" (from a A Very Potter Sequel) Darren Criss, Joey Richter, Bonnie Gruesen, Lauren Lopez, StarKid Company 2:08
2. "To Have a Home" (from A Very Potter Sequel) Darren Criss 3:55
3. "The Coolest Girl" (from A Very Potter Sequel) Bonnie Gruesen 3:16
4. "Let the Games Begin" (from A Very Potter Sequel) StarKid Company 2:59
5. "Those Voices" (from A Very Potter Sequel) Darren Criss, Nicholas Joseph Strauss-Matathia, Brian Rosenthal, Arielle Goldman 3:14
6. "Stutter" (from A Very Potter Sequel) Joe Walker 2:47
7. "No Way" (from A Very Potter Sequel) Darren Criss, Lauren Lopez, Joey Richter, Bonnie Gruesen 2:02
8. "Not Alone" (re-recorded version of a song from A Very Potter Musical) Darren Criss 4:19
9. "Sami" (from Little White Lie, similar to "Harry" from A Very Potter Musical) Darren Criss 3:42
10. "Ready to Go" (from Me and My Dick) Darren Criss 1:25
11. "Even Though" (from Me and My Dick) Darren Criss 2:16
12. "Sango, Sango, Sango"   StarKid Company 0:24
13. "Liam's Got a Phone Call"   The Liams! 0:52

Personnel[edit]

Release history[edit]

Website Date
iTunes/Amazon.com July 22, 2010[3][4]
Bandcamp August 3, 2010[5]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
US Billboard Top Compilation Albums[2][6] 19

Other appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Milam, Whitney (July 24, 2010). Team StarKid tops Glee and Gaga on iTunes, talks new projects. HollywoodNews. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Donahue, Ann (November 13, 2010). "'Glee' Newcomer Darren Criss Reflects on His 'Dream' Week". Billboard. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "A Very StarKid Album bs Various Artists – Download A Very StarKid Album on iTunes". iTunes. July 22, 2010. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "Amazon.com: A Very StarKid Album: Various Artists: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. July 22, 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c "A Very StarKid Album – StarKid". Bandcamp. August 3, 2010. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i Smith, Grady (July 30, 2010). "'A Very Potter Musical' star Darren Criss talks about his new EP and the future for Team StarKid". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b Caulfield, Keith. "'My Dick' Rises to Become First Charting Student Musical" Billboard.com, March 18, 2010. Retrieved on July 30, 2011.
  8. ^ a b Davenport, Misha (February 2011). "Darren Criss from 'Glee,' Starkid launch Chicago home with 'Starship'". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 
  9. ^ Austrone, Xavier. "StarKid Interview: Starship Coverage & A VERY POTTER THREEQUEL!?" Wizardinglife.com, November 22, 2010. Retrieved on July 30, 2011.
  10. ^ McKee, Jenn (October 25, 2010). "Darren Criss, U-M grad and 'Very Potter Musical' star, will be a new face on "Glee"". AnnArbor.com. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "Glee Star Darren Criss Confirmed to Succeed Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway". Broadway.com. August 1, 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  12. ^ a b c Team StarKid's Home Page for "A Very Potter Sequel"
  13. ^ "Human – EP by Darren Criss – Download Human – EP on iTunes". iTunes. July 20, 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2011. 

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