The press release on the release the official soundtrack to the ABC documentary "Elvis - Viva Las Vegas".
Sony BMG to Release the Official Soundtrack to the ABC Documentary Elvis - Viva Las Vegas
Features Special Performances By Some Of Today's Hottest Artists CD Available In Stores And Online January 2nd, 2008
On January 2nd SONY BMG Music Entertainment will release the official soundtrack to the ABC documentary "Elvis - Viva Las Vegas."
The ABC documentary aired on September 18th and is regarded as the most successful Elvis Presley documentary ever produced. The documentary chronicles Elvis' life during the Vegas years with a focus on his music, his ground- breaking style and his legacy.
Elvis' residency in Vegas was very important to his career and he paved the way for other artists to recognize the town as a place to execute their creative visions and set up similar residencies. Elvis' unique style and music influenced myriads of today's hit artists, many of whom perform their unique interpretations of their favorite Elvis songs. The "Elvis-Viva Las Vegas" CD features Elvis songs interpreted by hit artists like Bruce Springsteen, Daughtry, Toby Keith, Faith Hill, Chris Isaak, Miranda Lambert, The Little Willies and Patti Scialfa. The CD also includes original Elvis masters made famous during the Vegas years including 'Love Me Tender,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' and title track 'Viva Las Vegas.'
- Miranda Lambert - "Jailhouse Rock"
- Daughtry "Suspicious Minds"
- Chris Isaak/Brandi Carlile "Love Me Tender"
- Toby Keith/Joe Perry "Mystery Train"
- Faith Hill "(There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)"
- The Little Willies (Lee Alexander, Jim Campilongo, Norah Jones, Richard Julian, Dan Rieser) "Love Me"
- Bruce Springsteen "Viva Las Vegas"
- Elvis Presley "Mystery Train"
- Elvis Presley "Love Me Tender"
- Elvis Presley "Love Me"
- Elvis Presley "(There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me)"
- Elvis Presley "Jailhouse Rock"
- Elvis Presley "Viva Las Vegas"
- Elvis Presley "Suspicious Minds"
- Patti Scialfa "Looking for Elvis"