The upcoming musical A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will release an original Broadway cast recording on the UMe label, scheduled to hit all streaming platforms on the show's first day of previews November 2, followed by a physical CD release December 2.
Get a preview of the album in the behind-the-scenes video above, featuring Tony nominee Will Swenson as Neil Diamond singing his first number-one hit, "Cracklin' Rosie."
The biomusical also stars Tony nominees Mark Jacoby as Neil Diamond-Now and Robyn Hurder as Diamond's former wife Marcia, along with Linda Powell, Jessie Fisher, Michael McCormick, Tom Alan Robbins, Bri Sudia, Kalonjee Gallimore, Alex Hairston, Jess LeProtto, Tatiana Lofton, Aaron James McKenzie, Mary Page Nance, Max Sangerman, and MiMi Scardulla, with Ninako Donville, Samantha Gershman, Makai Hernandez, and Robert Pendilla as swings.
A Beautiful Noise takes a look at the life of the Grammy-winning Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, then and now, accompanied by hits from his decades-long career in popular music. All songs are written or co-written by Neil Diamond. Orchestrations are by Bob Gaudio, Sonny Paladino, and Brian Usifer.
The cast recording is produced by Grammy winner Gaudio, who is also one of the show’s producers with Ken Davenport. The album is Gaudio’s seventh collaboration with Neil Diamond’s work.
Previews begin November 2 at the Broadhurst Theatre, ahead of a December 4 opening.