Known for his No. 1 hit "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)," the Top Ten song "Him," and his Tony Award® winning musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Rupert Holmes has written for other performers as well, including Dolly Parton, Barry Manilow, the Partridge Family, and, famously and prolifically, Barbra Streisand. He's also a playwright---Holmes won two Tony Awards for his musical Drood; a TV writer---he penned four seasons of AMC's first original show, Remember WENN, plus all of its music; and novelist (Where the Truth Lies).
This collection captures the very best of Rupert Holmes's musical output in piano/vocal/guitar arrangements, and also features appreciations and quotes about his talent by stars he has collaborated with, among others.
Titles: Brass Knuckles * Christmas Is Waiting * Echo Valley 2-6809 * Escape (The Pina Colada Song) * Everything * Him * I Don't Need You * I Knew You When * The Last of the Romantics * Letters That Cross in the Mail * A Lullaby for Midnight * Lullaby for Myself * Moonfall * Nearsighted * The Old School * The People That You Never Get to Love * Queen Bee * Remember WENN (Theme) * Speechless * Studio Musician * Terminal * Timothy * Touch and Go * Who, What, When, Where, Why * Widescreen * You Got It All (Over Him) * You Make It Christmas.