Songs of emily rose podcast
ER's snarky overview: Main character syndrom runs wild in this narcisistic first episode - we hope you enjoy the lovable narcism on show, giving you an enjoyable taster of what's to come.
Natasha Karp is a bloody brilliant West End talent. She's also a senior manager in a big firm that does something with tax. Or taxis. One of those. She's very smart.
Specificities - originally written as an asignment on the Graduatre Musical Theatre Writing Programme, NYU, Tisch
And I Will Sing - from the 2012 EP My Little Songbook
ER's snarky overview: Emily Rose gives expert insight into the values of this Christian festival. Emily Rose, an agnostic, under-practicing Jew.
Ali Keller is the lyricist of Silent Days and Silent Nights. She is also a balls to the wall playwright and film maker. Crikey. Her work is an explosion of wow.
Justin Lowrey is behind the vocals of Silent Days and Silent Nights. They are an incredible singer. As this recording was made during the pandemic, neither Ali or Emily Rose has ever met Justin but look forward to meeting them in the future.
Christmas in London (with me!) - First performed at Iris Theatre's Xmas Factor, then in 2019's Passing Show in New York.
Sitting By The Christmas Tree - from the musical, Breaking Up With Nigel. This is the first song written for the musical - and definitely the first draft!
ER's snarky overview: As it looks like the UK is going into another lockdown in January, this theme felt right for the moment.. How's your new year resolution going by the way?
This episode was created over December, and December is quite busy..
Manchild - Recorded in the basement music rooms at International House NY
Disturb The Peace - Words written in 2017, music written in December 2021
January Song - Written in 2010
ER's snarky overview: Musings of what love might be from a very single person..
David Michael Garry performs Travelling Soul. He is an incredible actor, musician and a singer who wonderfully straddles the divide between opera and musical theatre.
Hansol Kim is the bookwriter for The Shakespeare Hostel, which Travelling Soul is from. Now based in Korea, she is a funny, sweet and hugely inventive writer.
Jewish Love Song - From Confessions of A Rabbi's Daughter - recorded by Emiy Rose, who performed and toured the show around the UK and US between 2012 and 2018. Score available from New UK Musicals.
Every Morning - Words written in 2015 as an assisgnment on the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at Tisch, NYU. Music written in January 2021, recorded in The Swiss Church in London.
Travelling Soul - Performed by David Michael Garry. Originally from The Shakespeare Hostel - the thesis musical by Hansol Kim (Book & Lyrics) and Emily Rose Simons (Music & Lyrics) on the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at Tisch, NYU. Music and Lyrics for Travelling Soul written by Emily Rose Simons.