Thursday, May 26, 2011

"Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark" soundtrack to be released

Music From Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark will be released June 14 on Interscope Records.

With 14 new songs co-written by U2's Bono and The Edge for the Broadway production, the album is produced by Steve Lillywhite. Songs are performed by the cast including Reeve Carney as Peter Parker/Spiderman, Jennifer Damiano as Mary Jane, T.V. Carpio as Arachne and Patrick Page as the Green Goblin, with contributions from Bono and The Edge and music performed by the production's orchestra. The release date coincides with the official opening night of the Broadway show.

Now available is first single, "Rise Above 1" performed by Reeve Carney feat. Bono and The Edge, produced by Alex Da Kid. The three musicians performed it Wednesday night on the season finale of "American Idol." 

Carney is also frontman (lead vocals/guitar) of the LA-based rock band Carney. His band-mates, Zane Carney (guitar), Jon Epcar (drums) and Aiden Moore (bass), perform nightly with the Broadway orchestra of Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark.

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