Stop The World, I Want to Get Off
Composer: Newley, Anthony
Lyricist: Bricusse, Leslie
Written by Anthony Newly, who first came to fame as "The Artful Dodger" the Musical "Oliver", "Stop the World - I Want To Get Off" provided him with a vehicle for his prodigious talents and made the Show an immediate hit with audiences both in the West End and Broadway.
In this recording Mike Holloway follows in the steps of Anthony Newly, giving a performance the fans will recognise as being in the tradition of the show with the wide range of abilities required to carry off this character. This innovative score includes the smash hit song "What Kind Of Fool Am I" which went on to be recorded by the likes of Sammy Davis Jr, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra. The show has remained as fresh and exciting today as it was originally.
Hit Songs Include:
"What Kind Of Fool Am I"
"Gonna Build A Mountain"
"Once In A Lifetime"