The new 7-inch single of “A Few Words in Defense of Our Country” and “Putin” is available to order in the Nonesuch Store.
With “Putin,” “Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht must be jumping up and down in their graves in happiness,” writes Greil Marcus. ★☆★ The song is available to download on iTunes and in the Nonesuch Store, where HD digital FLAC files are available as well. You can hear the song below and on Spotify and Apple […]
Nonesuch has released a vinyl-only, limited-edition The Randy Newman Songbook box set — a four-LP solo exploration of the award-winning singer-songwriter’s catalog. ★☆★ The four-LP, vinyl-only, limited-edition The Randy Newman Songbook box set is out now on Nonesuch Records. The Randy Newman Songbook series—comprising solo recordings of songs from throughout Randy Newman‘s five-decade career—previously included […]
★ Paris Match (25 September 2016) published Randy Newman : “Mes chansons n’étaient pas comprises”. ★ PopMatters (September 23, 2016) wrote a nice Songbook review: “Four records. Fifty-six tracks. That’s an awful lot to take in. Needless to say, Newman deserves this lavish treatment.” ★ In the Thursday, September 22, 2016 online edition of the […]
— Pictured with Erin Collins, Vice President, Film, TV, and Developing Media, SESAC — Legendary songwriter and film composer Randy Newman, whose musical compositions have earned Oscars, Grammys and Emmys, has signed with SESAC, the nation’s most progressive PRO and the only Music Rights Organization in the country, for representation. “There is no question that […]
At Capitol Studios legendary Studios A&B in Hollywood, Universal Music Publishing Group hosted a private Storytellers event and an intimate performance with legendary artist/writer and composer Randy Newman, who was interviewed by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, lyricist and UMPG songwriter Michael Chabon (Mark Ronson’s Uptown Special), pictured w/UMPG Chairman/CEO Jody Gerson.
“Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its vaunted GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. This latest round of inducted recordings continues to highlight diversity and recording excellence, and acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative […]
Randy accompanied a star-studded cast of (seeming) thousands when the Colbert Report signed off on December 18, 2014. The song is “We’ll Meet Again,” the song that was also used at the conclusion of Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 cinema classic “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.”
Randy Newman lead a one-night-only performance of his famed 1995 musical “Faust” in concert at New York City Center on July 1, 2014, as part of the Encores! Off-Center series. Here is a short highlight clip from that performance. The musical is “like Goethe’s Faust Pt. 1, but more complex psychologically; more like Pt […]
Randy, “whose 40-year career has included a few improbable hits (‘Short People’ and ‘I Love L.A.’), two Academy Awards (and 20 nominations), and a trove of smart, satirical songs that has won him the reverence of his peers, seemed to enjoy himself Monday. He told the crowd he’s ‘just enough of a snob’ to relish […]