$9.79 + $3.99 shipping
Only 1 left in stock.
Ships from and sold by OstapBender Enterprise.
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Missing shrink-wrap, activation codes for bonus online content may be missing or expired. Small cut / scratch on item case.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for up to $0.25
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Jesus Christ Superstar: A Resurrection (1994 Studio Cast)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Jesus Christ Superstar: A Resurrection (1994 Studio Cast) Cast Recording


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Audio CD, Cast Recording, November 8, 1994
"Please retry"
$9.79
$9.79 $0.52
Audio, Cassette, November 8, 1994
"Please retry"

Hot Hot

$9.79 + $3.99 shipping Only 1 left in stock. Ships from and sold by OstapBender Enterprise.

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Save Big On Used: Buy "Jesus Christ Superstar: A Resurrection (1994 Studi...” from Amazon Warehouse Deals and save 67% off the $16.98 list price. Product is eligible for Amazon's 30-day returns policy and Prime or FREE Shipping. See all Used offers from Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Frequently Bought Together

Jesus Christ Superstar: A Resurrection (1994 Studio Cast) + Jesus Christ Superstar (2012 Remaster)
Price for both: $25.98

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

Buy the selected items together

Product Details

  • Audio CD (November 8, 1994)
  • Original Release Date: November 8, 1994
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Cast Recording
  • Label: Daemon Records
  • ASIN: B0000018CA
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #76,632 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Overture - Dew
2. Heaven On Their Minds - Michael Lorant
3. What's The Buzz - Amy Ray/Emily Sailers
4. Strange Thing Mystifying - Michael Lorant/Amy Ray
5. Everything's Alright - Emily Sailers/Michael Lorant/Amy Ray
6. This Jesus Must Die - Benjamin/Mike Mantone
7. Hosanna - Mike Mantone/Amy Reed
8. Simon Zealotes - Kelly Hogan
9. Poor Jerusalem - Amy Reed
10. Pilate's Dream - Gerard McHugh
See all 14 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. The Last Supper - Michael Lorant/Amy Ray
2. Gethsemane (I Only Want To Say) - Amy Ray
3. The Arrest - Michael Lorant/Amy Ray/Matt Brown/Benjamin/Mike Mantione
4. Peter's Denial - Anne Richmond Boston/Matt Brown/Jeff Jensen/Bill Decker/Emily Sailers
5. Pilate And Christ - Gerard McHugh/Rob Gal/Amy Ray
6. King Herod's Song - Dave Clair
7. Judas' Death - Michael Lorant/Mike Mantione/Benjamin
8. Trial Before Pilate - Gerard McHugh/Benjamin/Amy Reed/Rob Gal
9. Superstar - Social Insanity
10. Crucifixion - Amy Reed
See all 11 tracks on this disc

Editorial Reviews

Product Description

Amazon.com

What a bizarre concept. Let's get together a whole slew of folkies who, for some inexplicable reason, loved the soundtrack for the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar and rerecord all the songs. Why? To satisfy some childhood obsession, it seems. This has to be the least relevant album of all time. Perhaps if those involved reinterpreted the opera, updated it, gave it some kind of new light or understanding. But that doesn't happen--the versions here offer nothing over the original. Remarkably, this is even worse than the soundtrack to the movie version, which featured the annoying vocals of Ted Neely as Jesus. How do you top that? How about enlisting Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls to play Jesus? Sheesh. --Tod Nelson

Customer Reviews

If Rice & Lloyd Webber were writing it today, it would sound like this.
Scott E. Miller
If you are looking for a really solid JCS soundtrack and you're not a big Indigo's fan, your best bet is probably the Broadway soundtrack.
Howdy
The main problem that plagues this version is the same that plages all the new "modern" productions.
Crash and Burn

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

20 of 23 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 25, 2000
Format: Audio CD
This recording is the most rocking version you'll ever hear of this material. The editorial review above missed the point altogether. What all of these "folkies" did was take all their life long devotion to this rock opera and made one big love letter to it .... and it shows. It's inspired and every single note speaks volumes of their attachment to Jesus Christ Superstar. It's never sounded better. Michael Lorant was a fantastic Judas and the fellow who plays Caiphas(sp) sounded great ... very much as if Tom Waits played the part and, boy, did it sound cool. Kelly Hogan makes a great Simon Zealotes and though I think that the Indigo Girls were a bizarre choice for Jesus and Mary Magdelane, the Jesus part comes off quite nicely, though Mary Magdelane comes off kind of thin ... which is the only criticism I could give at all. "Hosanna" was brilliantly staged as done by a high school marching band and .... well ... I could go on and on, but to give this less than the maximum stars would be a disservice to this remarkable staging of Jesus Christ Superstar. I've heard many versions of this play and this version very much sounds like it was done by people who loved it and not by someone collecting a paycheck. My hat is off to Michael Lorant who was the brainchild of this. I have no idea who he is or what he did before or since, but he did a good thing here.
2 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By F. Mercer on December 4, 2003
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
This truly sounds like a bunch of buds who love Jesus Christ Superstar got together and recorded their own version, with some 90's updates (including a rap of the title song, which is the worst part). The Indigo girls sound great, professional, as polished as they ever pull off, but the rest of the cast is pretty amateurish. I appreciate the enthusiasm, and it does make a nice change, but can't beat one of the cast recordings.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Howdy on April 5, 2002
Format: Audio CD
I'm a big musical fan and a big fan of the Indigo Girls. So this is a pretty great combination for me! I've seen Jesus Christ Superstar and heard various versions of the soundtrack and while this one may lack a little of the passion of some of the others, I still really like it and it is the version I like to listen to over any other. However, the reason to buy it is the novelty of having the Indigo Girls performing on some of the songs. You've got to love Amy as Jesus! I think more lesbians should play Jesus in this musical! ;-) If you are looking for a really solid JCS soundtrack and you're not a big Indigo's fan, your best bet is probably the Broadway soundtrack. But if you love the Indigo Girls, you really need to own this CD!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on September 10, 2002
Format: Audio CD
I loved the Original Superstar, so I thought I wouldn't be too impressed by this. I couldn't have been more wrong. It's FANTASTIC!
Amy Ray as Jesus, definately a good choice with a GREAT voice.
As for Emily Saliers singing "Everything's Alright", her gentle vocals took my breath away.
"Jesus Must Die"...the chorus of "Superstar" sung in the background beautifully done. Another favourite of mine on this album.
Overall, I really was impressed. Well done to all involved in this project.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Shelley Gammon TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on July 9, 2000
Format: Audio CD
I got this CD simply because I was a fan of the Indigo Girls... I didn't expect that I'd like every song in this 2-disc set. Great sound, great instrumentals in the background, great voices and the work of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Outstanding!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By J. H. Cohen on January 3, 2001
Format: Audio CD
I wanted to give this both 1 and 5 stars, because that's what it deserves -- it's both wonderful and awful. The arrangements are unnecessarily alternativized (especially the pseudo-punk "What's the Buzz"), and except the Indigo Girls themselves, none of the voices are up to the challenge. (Especially Michael Lorant as Judas -- as long as they were casting their Atlanta-native buddies, couldn't they get Michael Stipe of REM?) However, fans of either Indigo Girls or JCS should at least hear this album for one thing only: Amy Ray's Jesus. The natural dramatic power of her voice and her extraordinary tenor range serve her well in this role, which she plays simultaneously as written, that is to say as a superstar succumbing to public adoration, and also reminding you that yes, she is a woman playing Jesus. Altogether, though, JCS has always been an extremely limited score, with a few overly obvious melodies distorting what could have been a fascinatingly complex libretto. It takes a cast with musical and acting talent, mastery of technique, and extraordinary vision to pull it off, and this just isn't it.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 15, 2002
Format: Audio CD
THANK GOD FOR THIS RECORDING!!
After the brilliant concept album, this edgy and visceral rock opera became a stale standardised broadway musical. The 73 film was great and the recording excellent but of the 40 some different recordings of this show, the concept album, 73 film and 92 Australian revival were the only ones to remember this was a ROCK OPERA.
This recording is a masterpiece because of the attitude with which it is played. Amy Ray, Michael Lorant et al go for it. No, none of these performers have Broadway vocal chops, but this is a rock piece and to hear it done as such in a refreshing and challenging way makes it head and shoulders above most other recordings of JCS. The musical arrangements and execution are a revelation.
Amy Ray is a fantastic Jesus and Lorants "Damned For All Time" elevates him to the realm of greatness in the role of Judas. Bottom line: If you are into Broadway musicals like Cats or Les Miz, don't buy this CD. Your pretentious theatre sensibilities will not be able to fathom it. If you are a fan of real ROCK OPERA like Tommy(the original Who album, not the AWFUL Broadway cast), then buy this and you'll have it on heavy rotation.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Want to discover more products? Check out this page to see more: amazon jesus christ superstar cd

OstapBender Enterprise Privacy Statement OstapBender Enterprise Shipping Information OstapBender Enterprise Returns & Exchanges