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The Songs

It's been confirmed that the following titles of songs are in the musical.

"From the Dead" Lestat
"Nothing Here"Gabrielle and Lestat.
"The Thirst" Lestat.
"Make Me As You Are"
"To Live Like This" Armand and Lestat. And Gabrielle. And coven members.
"The Crimson Kiss" Gabrielle & Lestat.
"Sail Me Away" Lestat.
"Welcome to the New World" Lestat and chorus
"Embrace It"Lestat/Louis
"I Want More" Claudia with Louis/Lestat dialogue.
"Kill Your Kind" Armand
"After All This Time"
Armand/Lestat.
"From the Dead" (reprise). Lestat, Marius, Gabrielle, Claudia, Louis, Nicolas
Paris

I also found this From Contactmusic article...

SIR ELTON JOHN finds songwriting so easy, the longest amount of time he has
ever spent on one song is three-and-a half-hours.

The megastar took on a songwriting marathon last year (04) when he
created his forthcoming album PEACHTREE ROAD and the musicals
LESTAT and BILLY ELLIOT.

He says, "Yeah. I wrote 60 songs in a year. One of the songs (in Lestat) is called
PARIS, a conversational song in three parts.

"It's the longest song I ever took to write, three and a half hours. I thought
I was going to go nuts. I thought I was going to have a mental breakdown."

Music Clips

From the website here.

Elton John singing
Crimson Kiss - Gabrielle Right Save Here (mp3)
Sail Me Away - Lestat Right Save Here
Make me as you are - Gabrielle (full song) Right Save Here (mp3)

ELTON JOHN (Music)

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BERNIE TAUPIN (Lyrics)

Bernie Taupin is regarded as one of the most prolific lyricists of the 20th century. Taupin's 27 year collaboration with Elton John can be said to rival the success and impact of the songwriting team of Lennon and McCartney. Taupin's perceptive lyrics have sold in excess of 100 million records including the latest Rocket/Island release "Made in England" and the albums "The One","Elton John","Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" and "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy". These recordings produced among other hits, "Your Song", "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", "Daniel", "Candle In The Wind" and "The One".

In 1991, Taupin's talents were exemplified in a 1991 compilation package of Taupin/John works entitled "Two Rooms". The tribute took the form of video, autobiographical book and album showcasing the two artists' work as interpreted by top music talents of today, including George Michael, Sinead O'Connor, Sting, Eric Clapton and Phil Collins.

Other accolades include 1994 ASCAP Songwriters of The Year, induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, six Ivor Novello Awards (the European equivalent to the Grammy), and the coveted INA's International Achievement of Excellence. Taupin was also inducted into The American Academy of Achievement in 1994.

Taupin produced Commitment to Life VI in November of 1992 which raised an unprecedented $4 million dollars for AIDS Project Los Angeles. He achieved artistic critical acclaim for mounting the event that tapped the talents of the entire music industry including Barbara Streisand, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle, Eddie Van Halen, Billy Joel, Branford Marsalis, Wynona Judd, Lyle Lovett and others. Commitment to Life VIII "Under The Influence" followed in January of 1995 which this year included Whoopi Goldberg, Elton John, George Michael, Terence Trent D'Arby, Don Henley, Sheryl Crowe, Joni Mitchell, Julie Andrews, Melissa Etheridge, Sandra Bernhardt, Marianne Faithful, Garth Brooks, Clint Black and many others.

In 1988 an autobiography entitled "A Cradle of Haloes" was published in Great Britain. The book chronicles Taupin's upbringing in rural England and documents his youthful fascination with rock music legends and the true American West.

Taupin has lived in California for 20 years and is now a United States citizen. Along with his wife, Stephanie, Taupin owns Cicada, one of Los Angeles' most popular and distinctive restaurants.

Taken from Farm Dogs

 

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