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Elektra Goes "Behind the Candelabra"
May 14 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 14, 2013

ELEKTRA GOES テ「廝EHIND THE CANDELABRAテ「
WITH SOUNDTRACK TO UPCOMING HBOテつョ ORIGINAL FILM
STARRING ACADEMY AWARDテつョ-WINNERS
MICHAEL DOUGLAS AND MATT DAMON, AND DIRECTED BY ACADEMY AWARDテつョ-WINNER STEVEN SODERBERGH;
MUSICAL COMPANION FEATURES LIBERACE CLASSICS
ALONGSIDE NEW RECORDINGS FROM THE FILM;
ALBUM AVAILABLE DIGITALLY ON MAY 21ST;
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA PREMIERES MAY 26TH ON HBO


Elektra Records has announced the release of テ「廝EHIND THE CANDELABRA テ「 MUSIC FROM THE HBO ORIGINAL FILM,テ「 the musical companion to the highly anticipated HBO Films production. The album arrives at all leading digital retailers on May 21st; Behind The Candelabra debuts on HBO on Sunday, May 26th (check local listings).
Behind The Candelabra stars Academy Awardテつョ winner Michael Douglas as the legendary Liberace and Academy Awardテつョ winner Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, the famously flamboyant showmanテ「冱 longtime partner and confidant. The film テ「 based on Thorsonテ「冱 1988 memoir テ「 is directed by Academy Awardテつョ winner Steven Soderbergh (Oceanテ「冱 Eleven, Magic Mike), from a script by Academy Awardテつョ nominee Richard LaGravenese, and executive produced by Emmyテつョ winner Jerry Weintraub.
テ「廝EHIND THE CANDELABRA テ「 MUSIC FROM THE HBO ORIGINAL FILMテ「 features new music recorded specifically for the film alongside an array of Liberaceテ「冱 own recordings. Among the soundtrackテ「冱 highlights is a trio of performances by Michael Douglas, including a rendition of テ「弋he Liberace Boogieテ「 (streaming link: http://youtu.be/p9kDXnrXAdY). The collection also features work from celebrated composer Marvin Hamlisch, and performances from pianist Randy Kerber as well as concert pianist Idil Biret, many in collaboration with the filmテ「冱 core musical unit, The BTC Orchestra and The BTC Singers (see attached tracklisting). テ「廝EHIND THE CANDELABRA テ「 MUSIC FROM THE HBO ORIGINAL FILMテ「 was executive produced by Marvin Hamlisch, Steven Soderbergh, and Jerry Weintraub; Soundtrack Producers are Evyen Klean and Kevin Weaver.
テ「廝EHIND THE CANDELABRA テ「 MUSIC FROM THE HBO ORIGINAL FILMテ「 is available for pre-order now at iTunes.
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HBO Films presents Behind The Candelabra, starring Academy Awardテつョ winners Michael Douglas and Matt Damon; executive produced by Emmyテつョ award winner Jerry Weintraub; and directed by Academy Awardテつョ winner Steven Soderbergh from a script by Oscarテつョ nominee Richard LaGravenese. The film is produced by Gregory Jacobs, Susan Ekins and Michael Polaire.
For more news and information, please visit HBO: http://itsh.bo/Zt5nbq.

(TRACKLISTING ATTACHED)

テ「廝EHIND THE CANDELABRA テ「 MUSIC FROM THE HBO ORIGINAL FILMテ「
(Elektra Records)
Release Date: May 21st

COMPLETE TRACKLISTING

1. The Liberace Fanfare テ「 The BTC Orchestra
2. The Liberace Boogie - The BTC Orchestra Feat. Michael Douglas
3. Carioca - The BTC Orchestra
4. Chopin Nocturne In E Flat Major テ「 Randy Kerber
5. Tico Tico テ「 Liberace
6. When Liberace Winks At Me テ「 Liberace Feat. Peggy King
7. Why Do I Love You テ「 Michael Douglas
8. Kitten On The Keys テ「 Liberace
9. NOLA テ「 The BTC Orchestra
10. Begin The Beguine - The BTC Orchestra
11. I Belong With You - The BTC Singers
12. Prelude in E Minor, Op. 28, No. 4 テ「 Idil Biret
13. Love Is Blue テ「 Liberace
14. The Impossible Dream テ「 Michael Douglas

Executive Soundtrack Producers:
Marvin Hamlisch, Steven Soderbergh, & Jerry Weintraub
Soundtrack Producers:
Evyen Klean and Kevin Weaver
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