Nellie McKay news
NEW NELLIE McKAY album PRETTY LITTLE HEAD features duets with Cyndi Lauper and k.d. lang - In Stores Tuesday, October 18Featuring a kaleidoscopic selection of tracks culled from 23 new songs written by McKay for the album, Pretty Little Head premieres duets with Cyndi Lauper ("Beecharmer") and k.d. lang ("We Had It Right") as well as an assortment of provocative new compositions including "Columbia Is Bleeding" ("...it's turned into a real rock tune..."), "Cupcake" ("...about gay marriage..."), and "The Big One" ("...about a tenant's rights activist...").
Working with a group of "wonderful musicians," Nellie McKay sings and plays piano--as well as cello, vibes, and synthesizer--on Pretty Little Head.
Nellie McKay On Broadway
Nellie McKay has recently been cast as "Polly Peachum" opposite Alan Cumming ("Mack the Knife") and Edie Falco ("Jenny") in Wallace Shawn's new translation of Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill's "The Threepenny Opera" opening on Broadway in April 2006.
(via Nellie's website)
Oh! We have to go!! On a related note, Alan Cumming just came out with a new cologne, named "Cumming" :-)