When Dave Malloy was composing the completely unique music for Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, he created inspirational playlists for each song to help him get in the right mood. This interesting process must work, because Malloy went on to receive multiple Tony award nominations including Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Orchestrations. Get to understand the lead character Pierre a little better as you listen to some of the songs from Dave Malloy's “Pierre” playlist, then follow this link to hear all 27 playlists that Malloy created. After these songs get you into the spirit, come hear for yourself what Malloy ended up composing by attending the Arvada Center’s production of this fun and unique musical. Get your tickets today!
The Beatles "Sexy Sadie"
Arcade Fire "Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
Grandaddy "Our Dying Brains"
The Platters "The Great Pretender"
Modest Mouse "Custom Concern"
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles "The Tears of a Clown"
Elliott Smith "Ballad of Big Nothing"
Fiona Apple "Not About Love"
Bob Dylan and The Band "Goin' to Acapulco"
The Flaming Lips "Waitin' For Superman"
Billy Joel "Angry Young Man"