"I was poised to get this cd from Amazon and then saw that this version only has 8 songs and lacks the 3 songs which are on the international release. I strongly suggest that you get the 11 song version from CDNow.com or some other type of store.That way you'll get the songs "Goldfinger" by Shirley Bassey, "Get Happy" by Jane Horrocks, and "There's no Biz Like Show Biz" by Ethel Merman and at the end of this 11 song CD, "It's Over" by Michael Caine is included as an uncredited bonus track!Lori"
It's OK But if you want Jane herself...
traecy | Rocklin, CA USA | 12/05/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)
"She just released "The Further Adventures of Little Voice" singing all of the songs herself. It's only released in the UK, but you can order it through 101CD.com. If you love Jane, GET THIS CD!!!"
LV is sorely missed on this soundtrack
traecy | 01/16/2000
(2 out of 5 stars)
"I don't actually hate myself for buying this CD - it's an OK disc -, but it would have been nice to hear more of Jane Horrocks' interpretations of these pop classics instead of the original artists who can be found on other recordings. I was really hoping for an extended medley identical to LV's show-stopping debut in the movie. I'll probably listen to the video on my stereo TV more than I'll listen to this disc."
LV CD disappoints after inspiring film
Corinne Robinson | 07/17/1999
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Extreme nostalgia is the only excuse for buying this CD at the full market price, like I did. I even looked at the contents first and was extremely disappointed to see that only two of the eleven tracks were actually performed by the remarkable Jane Horrocks. In the film she sang more.Probably as an apology for this, the makers of the CD have actually added a couple of pieces of sound track that are not even mentioned on the cover. The immortal Marilyn's foreplay to Nabokov-tribute "My Heart belongs to Daddy" is one of them, though this doesn't actually come into the film, except for the remote metaphor of LV's love for her dead father. The other one, perhaps somewhat predictably, is the ultimate demonstration of the fact that some actors really can't sing, but that that doesn't always matter, as Michael Caine brings the house down with a haunting "It's Over" (Orbison) for which I would really like to give an extra half Star to the technical team for providing an echo that really does sound like an empty theatre. As an ex-Stage Manager I know.But of course M.C. isn't famous for nothing, as he lets us know by putting his name in front of E.H.'s in the film's credits. All in all the CD doesn't do justice to the film. But if like me you found yourself stupidly weeping when in the next shop in some random canned popsong you hear a lady singing her heart out, then perhaps like me you'll stupidly go back and buy this LVCD. 'Cos there ain't going to be anything else to remember this memorable play and film by, I'm afraid.Penny Henshaw"