Closer to Heaven (original cast recording)

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Closer to Heaven
Cast recording by Closer to Heaven Original London Cast
Released 8 October 2001 (UK)
Recorded 2001
Genre Cast recording
Label Sony (UK)
Producer Pet Shop Boys, Stephen Hague

Closer to Heaven is an album of songs from the Pet Shop Boys 2001 stage musical Closer to Heaven. The songs feature the original London production cast and production credits go to Pet Shop Boys and Stephen Hague.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "My night" - Billie Trix and Cast
  2. "Something special" - Straight Dave
  3. "Closer to heaven" - Shell and Straight Dave
  4. "In denial" - Vic and Shell
  5. "Call me old-fashioned" - Bob Saunders
  6. "Nine out of ten" - Shell and Straight Dave
  7. "It's just my little tribute to Caligula, darling!" - Billie Trix and Billie's Babes
  8. "Hedonism"
  9. "Friendly fire" - Billie Trix
  10. "Shameless" - Vile Celebrities
  11. "Vampires" - Vic and Billie Trix
  12. "Closer to heaven" - Straight Dave and Mile End Lee
  13. "Out of my system" - Shell and Billie's Babes
  14. "K-Hole" - Billie Trix
  15. "For all of us" - Straight Dave
  16. "Closer to heaven" - Straight Dave
  17. "Positive role model" - Straight Dave

Personnel[edit]

  • Neil Tennant
  • Chris Lowe

Guest musicians

  • Chris Nightingale - Programming, additional keyboards and arrangements. Piano on 9 & 15
  • Chuck Norman - Programming
  • Pete Gleadall - Original programming
  • Chris Zippel - Original programming and production on 17
  • Tessa Niles, Katie Kissoon, Carol Kenyon & Tommy Blazie - Backing vocals on 1 & 10
  • Claire Worall - Backing vocals on 10
  • Jonathan Harvey - Backing vocals on 5
  • Mark Stanway & Louie Spence - Solo vocals on 10
  • Craig Armstrong - Orchestration and original production on 11
  • C.Jay Ranger - Solo vocals on 10 & backing vocals on 13
  • Akiya Henry - Backing vocals on 13

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 107