Elvis Costello, Patti Smith and Liza Minnelli headline an all-star line-up of singers paying homage to the sounds of the Prohibition Era in Boardwalk Empire Volume 2: Music From The HBO Original Series.
The album of 15 tracks, including It Had To Be You, Who’s Sorry Now and Everybody Loves My Baby, is released on October 21st by ABKCO Records.
Copies can be pre-ordered from Amazon.co.uk
The series, which airs in the UK on Sky Atlantic, is Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter, Emmy Award-winning writer of The Sopranos.
The album has been produced by producer Stewart Lerman and Boardwalk Empire music supervisor Randall Poster, the team behind the Grammy winning first volume.
All tracks feature Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks — the NYC jazz ensemble and Boardwalk Empire house band — and there are also performances by cast members Stephen DeRosa (as song-and-dance man Eddie Cantor) and Margot Bingham who joins in the show’s fourth series.
“Boardwalk Empire provides an incredible back drop for music. It’s been a steady treat to mark the passing of time in song over the course of four seasons,” said series music supervisor Randall Poster.
“Terry Winters, Martin Scorsese and the entire Boardwalk Empire team inspire the sound of the episodes as we move from the streets and alleys of Atlantic City to the smoky rooms of Al Capone’s Chicago and on down into the tropics of Florida. This compilation celebrates the mastery of all the artists involved.”
BOARDWALK EMPIRE VOLUME 2 TRACK LIST
1. David Johansen – Strut Miss Lizzie
2. Stephen DeRosa – Old King Tut
3. Elvis Costello – It Had To Be You
4. Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks – Everybody Loves My Baby
5. Liza Minnelli – You’ve Got To See Mama Ev’ry Night (Or You Can’t See Mama At All)
6. Leon Redbone – Baby Won’t You Please Come Home
7. St. Vincent – Make Believe
8. Pokey LaFarge – Lovesick Blues
9. Neko Case – Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
10. Karen Elson – Who’s Sorry Now
11. Stephan DeRosa – You’d Be Surprised
12. Margot Bingham – I’m Going South
13. Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks – Sugarfoot Stomp
14. Rufus Wainwright – Jimbo Jambo
15. Kathy Brier – There’ll Be Some Changes Made
16. Margot Bingham – Somebody Loves Me
17. Chaim Tannenbaum – All Alone
18. Loudon Wainwright III – The Prisoner’s Song
19. Patti Smith – I Ain’t Got Nobody
20. Matt Berninger – I’ll See You In My Dreams
*All tracks featuring Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks