Listen: Another National Anthem

If you've not already added the new cast recording of Classic Stage Company's off-Broadway revival of Assassins to your digital collection (and why not?!), then this might convince you: "Another National Anthem", performed by Ethan Slater and the company.

The show's revival was directed by the CSC Artistic Director John Doyle and sadly ended its run a few days prematurely, owning to cases of COVID-19. A cast recording was made after the closing and was released digitally on 18 March, with physical CDs to be sold from 15 April.


Assassins features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman from an idea by Charles Gilbert Jr, direction by John Doyle, and music direction and orchestrations by Greg Jarrett.


Track listing:

  1. Everybody's Got the Right -- Eddie Cooper, Brandon Uranowitz, Adam Chanler-Berat, Will Swenson, Wesley Taylor, Steven Pasquale, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn (5:55)

  2. The Ballad of Booth -- Eddie Cooper, Steven Pasquale, Ethan Slater, Rob Morrison (9:57)

  3. How I Saved Roosevelt -- Wesley Taylor, Eddie Cooper, Brad Giovanine, Bianca Horn, Rob Morrison, Katrina Yaukey, Whit K. Lee (4:43)

  4. Gun Song -- Brandon Uranowitz, Steven Pasquale, Will Swenson, Judy Kuhn (5:11)

  5. The Ballad of Czolgosz -- Ethan Slater, Eddie Cooper, Brad Giovanine, Bianca Horn, Whit K. Lee, Rob Morrison, Katrina Yaukey (2:48)

  6. Unworthy of Your Love -- Adam Chanler-Berat, Tavi Gevinson (3:37)

  7. The Ballad of Guiteau -- Will Swenson, Ethan Slater (5:17)

  8. Another National Anthem -- Brandon Uranowitz, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Tavi Gevinson, Wesley Taylor, Will Swenson, Judy Kuhn, Andy Grotelueschen, Ethan Slater (5:51)

  9. November 22, 1963 -- Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Will Swenson, Judy Kuhn, Brandon Uranowitz, Tavi Gevinson, Wesley Taylor, Adam Chanler-Berat, Andy Grotelueschen (2:18)

  10. Something Just Broke -- Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Brad Giovanine, Rob Morrison, Katrina Yaukey, Whit K. Lee (3:22)

  11. Everybody's Got the Right (Finale) -- Steven Pasquale, Brandon Uranowitz, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Wesley Taylor, Andy Grotelueschen, Adam Chanler-Berat, Tavi Gevinson, Ethan Slater (2:24)

The album is produced by two-time Grammy Award nominee Matt Stine, co-produced by Van Dean, Executive Produced by Toni Marie Davis, Tyler Ellman, Jon Zietz, Matt Connolly, Jonathan Demar and Seriff Productions, Associate Produced by Bartos Theatrical Group LLC, and Recorded and Mixed By Isaiah Abolin.


It is available now on Spotify, and the physical CD will be released on 15 April and can be pre-ordered here.


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