Image Courtesy Olaf HeineJosh Groban‘s got what must be the busiest summer on record: in addition to hosting Rising Star, preparing for a run of East Coast concerts and shooting a role in an upcoming movie, he’s also working on not one but two albums: a collection of original material, and a disc of his interpretations of songs from movies and musicals. Of the two, he says the latter album marks the fulfillment of a lifelong dream.
“I was a musical theater major in high school and college,” he tells ABC News Radio. “And now, living in New York and being really involved with the theater community and the Broadway community which I love so much, it’s been my dream to put my voice on those songs.”
“I’ve done it every now and then, you know — I’ve been part of different theater concerts and things like that, one-offs,” he adds. “But I thought to myself…’It’s about time that I record these songs the way I want to record them.”
Narrowing down the vast universe of songs from musicals and movies is difficult, to be sure: Josh says …read more