Starlight Express > Original London Cast


Show Details

Show
Starlight Express (19)
Music
Andrew Lloyd Webber (527)
Lyrics
Richard Stilgoe (146)

Recording Details

Date
1984
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
UK / England / London
Theatre/Venue
Apollo Victoria Theatre
Recording Studio
Audio International Studios, London
Producer
Andrew Lloyd Webber (527), Alan Shacklock — AC/DC
Engineer
Martin Levan (15)
Liner Notes
Richard Stilgoe (146)
Director
Trevor Nunn (112)
Choreography
Arlene Phillips (3)
Music Director
David Caddick (38)
Orchestrations
David Cullen (98), Andrew Lloyd Webber (527)
Performer
Carole Amphlett — Wrench, P.P. Arnold (9) — Belle, Charlotte Avery (3), Attlee Baptiste (2) — Rocky II / Gang, Eleanor Bertram, Richard Bodkin (2) — Rocky III / Gang, Ruel G. Campbell — Espresso, Bobby Collins (2) — Turnov / Gang, Sebastian Craig, Jeffrey Daniel — Electra, Mark Davis (2) — Weltschaft / Tank, Kdkak Ephraim, Samantha Foxx, Raymond Hatfield — City of Milton Keynes, Tom Jobe (3) — Bobo / Lube, Danny John-Jules (4) — Rocky I / Gang, Eddie Kemp — Krupp / Gang, Stephanie Lawrence (52) — Pearl, Gary Love — Dustin / Gang, Koffi Missah (4) — Purse / Gang, Abraham Osvagwu, Paul Reeves (3) — Flat-Top, Frances Ruffelle (36) — Dinah, Lon Satton (11) — Poppa, Michael Seraphim, Jeff Shankley (7) — Greaseball, Ray Shell (19) — Rusty, Michael Staniforth (5) — C.B., Voyd (2) — Volta / 3rd Class Sleeper, Debbie Wake (3) — Joule / 2nd Class Sleeper, Chrissy Wickham — Ashley, Drue Williams (3) — Hashamoto / Gang, Nancy Wood (3) — Buffy
Notes
Starlight Express opened at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London, on March 27th 1984. It was recorded live in the theatre over three performances in April 1984 and subsequently at Audio International Studios, London.
Shortcode
[r3672]

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Releases (11)

Format
2-CD
Label
Decca 821597
Released
2000-05-09
Barcode
042282159724
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# Tracks
28
Lists
120 collectors / 6 wish lists
History
5 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl5038]
Disc 1:
1. Overture -- Control (2:20)
2. Rolling Stock -- Jeff Shankley, Gang (3:14)
3. Call Me Rusty -- Ray Shell, Chrissy Wickham, Nancy Wood, Frances Ruffelle, Stephanie Lawrence (3:49)
4. A Lotta Locomotion -- Chrissy Wickham, Nancy Wood, Frances Ruffelle, Stephanie Lawrence (3:18)
5. Pumping Iron -- Jeff Shankley, Chrissy Wickham, Nancy Wood, Frances Ruffelle, Stephanie Lawrence, Debbie Wake, Voyd (3:18)
6. Freight -- Ray Shell, Jeff Shankley, Michael Staniforth, Danny John Jules, Attlee Baptiste, Richard Bodkin, Gary Love, Paul Reeves, Chrissy Wickham, Nancy Wood, Frances Ruffelle, Stephanie Lawrence (4:24)
7. AC/DC -- Jeffrey Daniel, Eddie Kemp, Carole Amphlette, Debbie Wake, Voyd, Kofi Missah (5:05)
8. He Whistled at Me -- Stephanie Lawrence (4:28)
9. The Race -- Control (3:27)
10. There's Me -- Michael Staniforth, Frances Ruffelle (3:50)
11. Poppa's Blues -- Lon Satton, P. P. Arnold, Ray Shell, Danny John Jules, Attlee Baptiste, Richard Bodkin (4:10)
12. Belle the Sleeping Car -- P. P. Arnold, Lon Satton, Ray Shell, Danny John Jules, Attlee Baptiste, Richard Bodkin (3:47)
13. Starlight Express -- Ray Shell, Lon Satton, P. P. Arnold (5:05)
Disc 2:
1. The Rap -- The Company (4:51)
2. U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D. -- Frances Ruffelle, Chrissy Wickham, Nancy Wood, P. P. Arnold (3:22)
3. Rolling Stock (Reprise) -- P. P. Arnold, Chrissy Wickham, Nancy Wood, Frances Ruffelle (2:19)
4. C. B. -- Michael Staniforth, Jeffrey Daniel, Eddie Kemp, Carole Amphlette, Debbie Wake, Voyd, Kofi Missah (5:34)
5. Right Place, Right Time -- Danny John Jules, Attlee Baptiste, Richard Bodkin (4:11)
6. I Am the Starlight -- Ray Shell, Starlight Express (4:12)
7. He Whistled at Me (Reprise) -- Frances Ruffelle, Jeffrey Daniel, Eddie Kemp, Carole Amphlette, Kofi Missah, Voyd, Debbie Wake, Michael Staniforth (2:17)
8. Race: the Final -- Control (4:29)
9. No Comeback -- Jeffrey Daniel, Eddie Kemp, Carole Amphlette, Debbie Wake, Voyd, Kofi Missah (2:18)
10. One Rock 'n' Roll Too Many -- Michael Staniforth, Jeff Shankley (2:48)
11. Only He -- Stephanie Lawrence (4:20)
12. Only You -- Stephanie Lawrence, Ray Shell (3:37)
13. Light at the End of the Tunnel -- The Company (4:34)
Format
2-CD
Label
Polydor 000663702
Released
2005-11-07
Country
UK
Barcode
0602498744482
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Notes
Remastered (UK Release)
Length
1:38:55
Lists
72 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl10782]
Format
2-CD
Label
Really Useful 422 821 597-2
Released
2000
Country
US
Barcode
042282159724
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Shares same barcode (042282159724) as Decca 821597 release
# Tracks
26
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl38774]
CD 1:
01. Overture
02. Rolling Stock
03. Call Me Rusty
04. A Lotta Locomotion
05. Pumping Iron
06. Freight
07. AC/DC
08. He Whistled At Me
09. The Race
10. There's Me
11. Poppa's Blues
12. Belle The Sleeping Car
13. Starlight Express
CD 2:
01. The Rap
02. U.N.C.O.U.P.L.E.D.
03. Rolling Stock (Reprise)
04. C.B.
05. Right Place, Right Time
06. I Am The Starlight
07. He Whistled At Me (Reprise)
08. Race: The Final
09. No Comeback
10. One Rock 'n' Roll Too Many
11. Only He
12. Only You
13. Light At The End Of The Tunnel

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Title
AC/DC
Format
12" LP Single
Label
Polydor LMSX 1
Released
1984
Country
UK
Audio
Stereo
# Tracks
3
Length
12
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl67176]
Side A
1. AC/DC 12" Mix
Side B
1. AC/DC
2. The CB Side
Title
Only He
Format
45
Label
Polydor 5DM0193
Released
1987
Barcode
4988005022332
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Notes
Japanese promo
# Tracks
2
Lists
4 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl10781]
1. Only He
2. Rolling Stock
Format
CD
Label
Polydor 821597
Released
1984
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# Tracks
28
Lists
15 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl15737]
1. Overture
2. Rolling Stock
3. Call Me Rusty
4. Lotta Locomotion
5. Pumping Iron
6. Freight
7. AC/DC
8. Hitching And Switching
9. He Whistled At Me
10. Race Heat One
11. There's Me
12. Blues
13. Belle
14. Race Heat Two
15. Race Heat Three
16. Starlight Express
17. Rap
18. Uncoupled
19. Rolling Stock (1)
20. CB
21. Uphill Final
22. Right Place Right Time
23. Race/Downhill Final
24. No Comeback
25. One Rock 'n' Roll Too Many
26. Only He
27. Only You
28. Light At The End Of The Tunnel
Title
AC / DC
Format
CD
Label
Polydor LMS 1
Audio
Stereo
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Lists
7 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl14469]
Side A:
1. AC/DC
Side B:
1. The CD Side
Title
I Am The Starlight
Format
45
Label
Polydor LMSX 3
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Lists
4 collectors / 2 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl14468]
Title
Only He Has The Power to Move Me
Format
45
Label
Polydor LMS 2
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Notes
B-side 'Engine Race' is a rare studio version of the race music featuring an adult male voice as 'Control' announcing engines and coaches; no finish line ending music to identify winner.
Lists
6 collectors / 2 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl14467]
Side A:
1. Only He
Side B:
1. Engine Race
Format
LP
Label
Polydor LNER 1
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Lists
23 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl7783]
Format
2-CD
Label
Polydor 821597-2
Lists
49 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl3314]

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