Ghostlight to Release Single of the Next Elle Woods
Ghostlight Records continues to deliver on its promise to bring modern technology to the next generation of Broadway music fans, as it confirms the July 22nd digital release of the single 'So Much Better,' performed by the winner of MTV's "Legally Blonde THE MUSICAL: THE SEARCH FOR ELLE WOODS."'So Much Better' is the first act finale from the popular Broadway show, and was the key 'competition' song on MTV's reality series search to find a new star for the production. Fans will be able to purchase the track July 22nd, after the winner is announced on the 7/21 finale of MTV's series. Ghostlight's single will be available on all MP3 outlets, including Amazon and iTunes. For those who prefer to have a physical single, copies will be available exclusively via www.GhostlightRecords.com as of July 22nd.
The single was recorded with members of the Broadway company of 'Legally Blonde The Musical,' in New York City, last week. The winner of MTV's competition will begin her starring role in the production on July 23rd.
Ghostlight's sales of the Original Cast Recording for 'Legally Blonde The Musical' recently exceeded 100,000 copies. The popular label has also released the OCRs for 'In The Heights' and 'Passing Strange'. The brick-and-mortar release of 'Passing Strange' is July 15th.
Ghostlight is a label created by and for the Broadway community. They are committed to bringing the music of the 'New Broadway' to a contemporary audience, using modern technology, innovative marketing and artist involvement. Utilizing music videos, digital downloads and other aggressive strategies new to the Broadway arena, Ghostlight continues to be on the vanguard of interacting with the next generation of Broadway music consumers. The label and its artists continue to generate significant attention. President Kurt Deutsch was interviewed by PLAYBILL, regarding the label's embrace of 'Broadway's Digital Age': http://www.playbill.com/features/article/118331.html
Sh-K-Boom Records and its imprint Ghostlight Records is a Grammy-nominated record label, a producer of recorded and live entertainment, and an interactive community at www.sh-k-boom.com, and www.ghostlightrecords.com. Since being founded seven years ago by Kurt Deutsch and Sherie Rene Scott, Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight is the leading producer of Original Broadway and Off Broadway cast albums, and solo recordings by the new generation of Broadway stars and composers. Their winning philosophy has been to work in close partnership with performers and producers, to create product that comes from directly within the community of Broadway artists. With over 50 albums in their catalogue, titles include: The Smash Broadway Hit Legally Blonde, Grammy and Tony Nominated Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Grammy nominated and Tony Winning The Drowsy Chaperone, Grammy nominated and Tony Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the Grammy nominated all-star benefit recording of Hair for The Actors' Fund of America, as well as The Last 5 Years, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Bright Lights, Big City (with Patrick Wilson and Jesse L. Martin), and Michael John LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See and Bernarda Alba. Solo Artists include: Patti LuPone, Billy Porter, Jason Robert Brown, Christine Ebersole, Adam Pascal (original star of Rent), Sherie Rene Scott (star of Aida and The Little Mermaid), and Kelli O'Hara's debut solo album, Wonder in the World. On May 27, Ghostlight released the Passing Strange OCR as the first-ever Digital Exclusive release via iTunes for a Broadway show.
Ghostlight releases are distributed by Razor and Tie.