I Bought a Blue Car Today

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I Bought A Blue Car Today
Studio album by Alan Cumming
Released 2009 (2009)
Recorded 2009
Genre Cabaret
Length 42:30
Label Yellowsound
  • Michael Croiter
  • Bill Sherman
  • Lance Horne

I Bought A Blue Car Today is the first studio album by actor/director Alan Cumming, recorded to accompany the touring one-man cabaret of the same name. As explained in his show, the title comes from Cumming's naturalization test to become a citizen of the USA.

Track listing[edit]

Authors/composers are listed for each track on the album.

  1. "Shine" (Cyndi Lauper, William Wittman) – 3:15
  2. "I Dance and Dance and Smile and Smile" (Dory Previn) – 3:16
  3. "That's Life" (Kelly Gordon, Dean Kay) – 2:59
  4. "Wig in a Box / Wicked Little Town" (Stephen Trask) – 4:14
  5. "Don't Tell Me" (Lance Horne) – 3:32
  6. "Here You Come Again / My Interpretation" (Barry Mann, Cinthia Weil) / (Mika, Jodi Marr, Richie Supa) – 3:34
  7. "Next to Me" (Lance Horne, Alan Cumming) – 2:51
  8. "Thinking of You" (Victoria Wood) – 1:44
  9. "Unexpressed" (John Bucchino) – 3:00
  10. "Where I Want to Be" (Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Tim Rice) – 3:09
  11. "What More Can I Say" (William Finn) – 2:58
  12. "Mein Herr" (John Kander, Fred Ebb) – 3:29
  13. "All I Know" (Jimmy Webb) – 2:35
  14. "Beautiful" (Jeff Haris) – 2:05

This album was produced by Michael Croiter, Bill Sherman and Lance Horne, who also played the piano accompaniment on the album and composed two of the songs.