℗ 2021 UMG Recordings; A Decca Broadway release
Released September 17, 2021
Duration 1h 58m 48s
Record Label UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)
Genre Musical
 

Jesus Christ Superstar (50th Anniversary / Deluxe)

The Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar

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1.1
Overture (Remastered 2021)
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Orchestra; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:59
1.2
Heaven On Their Minds (Remastered 2021)
Murray Head; Alan Doggett; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:23
1.3
What's The Buzz / Strange Thing Mystifying (Remastered 2021)
Yvonne Elliman; Murray Head; Ian Gillan; "Jesus Christ Superstar" Apostles - Original Studio Cast; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:13
1.4
Everything's Alright (Remastered 2021)
Yvonne Elliman; Ian Gillan; Murray Head; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
5:15
1.5
This Jesus Must Die (Remastered 2021)
Brian Keith; Victor Brox; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:35
1.6
Hosanna (Remastered 2021)
Victor Brox; Ian Gillan; Alan Doggett; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
2:07
1.7
Simon Zealotes / Poor Jerusalem (Remastered 2021)
Ian Gillan; John Gustafson; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:49
1.8
Pilate's Dream (Remastered 2021)
Alan Doggett; Barry Dennen; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
1:28
1.9
The Temple (Remastered 2021)
Ian Gillan; Alan Doggett; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:43
1.10
Everything's Alright (Reprise / Remastered 2021)
Ian Gillan; Yvonne Elliman; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
0:34
1.11
I Don't Know How To Love Him (Remastered 2021)
Yvonne Elliman; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:41
1.12
Damned For All Time / Blood Money (Remastered 2021)
Brian Keith; Victor Brox; Murray Head; "Jesus Christ Superstar" Apostles - Original Studio Cast; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
5:11
2.1
The Last Supper (Remastered 2021)
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Apostles - Original Studio Cast; Murray Head; Ian Gillan; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
7:10
2.2
Gethsemane (I Only Want To Say / Remastered 2021)
Ian Gillan; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
5:33
2.3
The Arrest (Remastered 2021)
Victor Brox; Paul Davis; Ian Gillan; Brian Keith; Murray Head; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:24
2.4
Peter's Denial (Remastered 2021)
Yvonne Elliman; Annette Brox; Paul Davis; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
1:27
2.5
Pilate And Christ (Remastered 2021)
Ian Gillan; Barry Dennen; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
2:46
2.6
King Herod's Song (Try It And See / Remastered 2021)
Mike d'Abo; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:02
2.7
Judas's Death (Remastered 2021)
Victor Brox; "Jesus Christ Superstar" Apostles - Original Studio Cast; Murray Head; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:17
2.8
Trial Before Pilate (Remastered 2021)
Victor Brox; Ian Gillan; Barry Dennen; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
5:13
2.9
Superstar (Remastered 2021 / feat. The Trinidad Singers)
Murray Head; The Trinidad Singers; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:16
2.10
The Crucifixion (Remastered 2021)
Ian Gillan; Alan Doggett; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:04
2.11
John Nineteen Forty-One (Remastered 2021)
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Orchestra; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
2:07
3.1
Ascending Chords
Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
0:22
3.2
Damned For All Time / Blood Money (Guide Vocal)
Brian Keith; Victor Brox; Murray Head; "Jesus Christ Superstar" Apostles - Original Studio Cast; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
1:10
3.3
King Herod's Song (Try It And See / Guide Vocal)
Mike d'Abo; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:02
3.4
I Don't Know How To Love Him (Tim Rice And Murray Head Vocals)
Murray Head; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:43
3.5
I Don't Know How To Love Him (Murray Head Vocals)
Murray Head; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:46
3.6
This Jesus Must Die (Scat Vocals 1)
Brian Keith; Victor Brox; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
1:10
3.7
What A Party
Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
1:51
3.8
This Jesus Must Die (Scat Vocals 2)
Brian Keith; Victor Brox; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
1:07
3.9
Heaven On Their Minds (Instrumental)
Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
2:50
3.10
I Don't Know How To Love Him
Yvonne Elliman; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
3:36
3.11
(Too Much) Heaven On Their Minds (German Single)
Murray Head; Alan Doggett; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
4:33
3.12
Strange Thing (Mystifying)
Murray Head; Andrew Lloyd Webber; Tim Rice
1:50
3.13
John Nineteen Forty-One (Remastered 2021)
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Orchestra; Tim Rice
2:31
To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1970 concept double album, Jesus Christ Superstar, UMG and Decca Broadway release a special anniversary edition album. This landmark release, which includes full cooperation from the creators Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, has been remastered for 2021 at Abbey Road Studios! In 1970, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber released Jesus Christ Superstar as a concept double album. It became a massive global best-seller, topping the US Billboard Top LPs chart in both February and May 1971, as well as ranking at number one in the year-end chart. By 1983, the album had sold over 7 million copies worldwide. However, the journey to international success was far from straightforward. As unknown names in musical theatre, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber were unable to find a producer willing to stage their ambitious idea for a religious-themed rock opera. Eventually, they persuaded MCA records to let them record the score first. Using a full orchestra, and with the outstanding talents of Ian Gillan, Murray Head, Yvonne Elliman and The Grease Band, they created a masterpiece that revolutionized the form of musical theatre. The special anniversary edition is a celebration of the original 1970 concept double album and its continued success spanning 50 years. The deluxe edition includes a bonus disc with an array of exclusive demos and alternate versions! “Overriding everything was that we were telling our story in sound – and sound alone. We had none of the visual elements of theatres and film to fall back on. A cast-iron musical and dramatic structure was the key. Dialogue had no place on a record, so music and lyrics had to carry everything. In truth, we were writing a musical radio play. Ultimately, this gave us one enormous advantage. Audiences came to know our recordings so well that no future director or producer could add musical passages for scene changes or tamper with the construction. The score had become set in stone.” - Andrew Lloyd Webber “I have nothing but fond memories of the writing and recording of Jesus Christ Superstar. We were incredibly lucky; we had a record company and a management team who were willing to take huge risks. Not just in terms of belief in our idea but also in terms of providing a budget to fulfil our musical vision which brought together a rock band, a full orchestra and not just one but two separate choirs’. He added ‘I’m incredibly proud and grateful to have been part of it all, perhaps more now at 76 than I was at 25”. - Tim Rice
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) Studio Masters
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-1.09
-1.72 to -0.31
-13.78
-19.52 to -11.27
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5 to 10
1.1
Overture (Remastered 2021)
-0.90-12.495
1.2
Heaven On Their Minds (Remastered 2021)
-1.22-13.586
1.3
What's The Buzz / Strange Thing Mystifying (Remastered 2021)
-1.20-12.666
1.4
Everything's Alright (Remastered 2021)
-1.02-12.946
1.5
This Jesus Must Die (Remastered 2021)
-1.30-15.178
1.6
Hosanna (Remastered 2021)
-0.89-12.457
1.7
Simon Zealotes / Poor Jerusalem (Remastered 2021)
-1.32-14.417
1.8
Pilate's Dream (Remastered 2021)
-1.13-13.978
1.9
The Temple (Remastered 2021)
-1.23-13.146
1.10
Everything's Alright (Reprise / Remastered 2021)
-1.72-18.2210
1.11
I Don't Know How To Love Him (Remastered 2021)
-1.07-13.617
1.12
Damned For All Time / Blood Money (Remastered 2021)
-0.31-14.989
2.1
The Last Supper (Remastered 2021)
-1.29-14.887
2.2
Gethsemane (I Only Want To Say / Remastered 2021)
-0.79-12.586
2.3
The Arrest (Remastered 2021)
-1.25-15.148
2.4
Peter's Denial (Remastered 2021)
-1.08-13.908
2.5
Pilate And Christ (Remastered 2021)
-1.20-15.218
2.6
King Herod's Song (Try It And See / Remastered 2021)
-1.15-14.108
2.7
Judas's Death (Remastered 2021)
-1.16-13.677
2.8
Trial Before Pilate (Remastered 2021)
-0.77-13.767
2.9
Superstar (Remastered 2021 / feat. The Trinidad Singers)
-0.94-11.275
2.10
The Crucifixion (Remastered 2021)
-1.07-17.039
2.11
John Nineteen Forty-One (Remastered 2021)
-1.21-19.5210
3.1
Ascending Chords
-1.17-12.596
3.2
Damned For All Time / Blood Money (Guide Vocal)
-1.26-12.787
3.3
King Herod's Song (Try It And See / Guide Vocal)
-1.17-14.488
3.4
I Don't Know How To Love Him (Tim Rice And Murray Head Vocals)
-1.13-11.496
3.5
I Don't Know How To Love Him (Murray Head Vocals)
-1.10-11.456
3.6
This Jesus Must Die (Scat Vocals 1)
-1.28-11.676
3.7
What A Party
-1.08-12.866
3.8
This Jesus Must Die (Scat Vocals 2)
-1.01-11.566
3.9
Heaven On Their Minds (Instrumental)
-0.91-14.119
3.10
I Don't Know How To Love Him
-1.28-14.508
3.11
(Too Much) Heaven On Their Minds (German Single)
-0.41-12.766
3.12
Strange Thing (Mystifying)
-1.07-11.896
3.13
John Nineteen Forty-One (Remastered 2021)
-1.17-15.208

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