Infinite Praise Hands For The New Queen of Disco, Annaleigh Ashford, & Her Live Album Lost in the Stars

November 13th, 2015 by

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Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford is currently killing it over at the Cort Theatre as Broadway’s favorite dog since Sandy, Sylvia. The Kinky Boots, Rent, Legally Blonde and You Can’t Take It With You alum leads a four-person ensemble of comedians operating at the top of their game.

Sylvia GIF- Annaleigh Ashford GIF- Julie White GIF

On November 13, Ashford and Broadway Records released her new album Lost in the Stars, recorded live at 54 Below with Will Van Dyke and the Whiskey 5 Band. Seeing the show in person was pretty incredible but BroadwayBox is happy to report that playing the album is an absolute joy on its own. Below, BroadwayBox reacts in animated GIF as we dive into Annaleigh Ashford’s Lost in the Stars track by track.

1. Overture

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Overture

Alright, the rhythm is gonna get you. Start with some simple moves.

2. One Night Only

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- One night only

Then you’re full-out dancing. Busting out the good moves on track 2.

3. Donna Summer Medley

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Donna Summer Medley

Download this Studio 54-inspired track now. We’ll wait.

4. “Welcome to 54 Below…”

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5. Love Hurts

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Love Hurts

So beautiful to get the softer side after all that disco.

6. Someone Like You/Crazy

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Someone Like You/Crazy

The praise hand will take over during this insanely good mashup.

7. “What a great holiday song…”

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8. Date with Myself

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Date with myself

Werk, Diva! Werk! Yas.

9. Another Time

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Another time

That was gorgeous! So romantic and so soft. You could totally get lost in that track.

10. “Miss Kitt…”

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Miss Kitt

No, but seriously…

11. Come Rain or Come Shine

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Come rain or come shine

What a wonderful, dreamy arrangement of this song. Also love how it mixes a little “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in there.

12. Hand in My Pocket

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Hand in my pocket

There’s major audience participation, there’s a kazoo, and there’s emotions.

13. “Famous voices…”

Robin Williams GIF- I do Voices GIf- Mrs. Doubtfire GIF

14. Good Enough

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Good enough

15. Another Hundred People/Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters

#Dead

16. “Thank you…”

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars-

17. Last Dance

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- Last Dance

Breaking it down now once last time.

18. For Good

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars- For Good

Another awesome arrangement and performance.

19. Lost in the Stars

Annaleigh Ashford- Lost in the Stars-

Well that title track and that album were just delightful, and a needed addition to your iTunes.

Pick up Annaleigh Ashford's Lost in the Stars today and don't miss her hilarious performance in Broadway's Sylvia now through January 24, 2016.