RuPaul's Drag Race Live! Original Soundtrack Available Now for Downloading and Streaming
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 28, 2020) – In anticipation of the world’s most famous drag queens taking over the Las Vegas Strip in RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! at Flamingo Las Vegas, World of Wonder has released its official soundtrack, now available to download and stream here. Featuring four all-new songs exclusive to the upcoming Las Vegas residency, the irresistible soundtrack also includes a bonus “RuPaul Viva Drag Vegas Megamix,” perfect for lip syncing in the car, at home, or as you prepare for the live Vegas show’s world premiere on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Co-written by RuPaul, Tom Campbell and Leland, the four new songs are available for downloading and streaming, and include the show opener, “Baby I Made It,” the emotional power ballad, “Mirror Song,” the dance anthem, “Phenomenon,” and the grand finale, “Losing is the New Winning.”
RuPaul said, "I can not wait for everyone to get their first taste of the eleganza extravaganza that is RuPaul's Drag Race LIVE! First stop Flamingo Vegas. Next stop Broadway!"
World of Wonder co-founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato said, “Music is one of the key parts of our brand new LIVE experience of RuPaul’s Drag Race and we are excited for fans to get a taste of how exciting the show will be!”
“I’m so proud to be a part of the songwriting team for RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! We’ve taken all the elements that people love about the musical numbers in the TV show and expanded on it for the stage,” said Leland.
From the creative team behind the Emmy Award-winning series RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! will be the most sickening eleganza extravaganza in Las Vegas herstory. The revue is everything you love about the TV show and then some. Each live performance is packed with outrageous comedy, eye-popping fashions, over-the-top singing and dancing, heartwarming moments, plus twists and turns that will leave the audience “gagging” for more. The atmosphere of the show is interactive and encourages audience members’ participation, as if they were attending a live episode of the world-famous competition.
Six queens will be featured in each show from a cast including Asia O’Hara, Derrick Barry, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls, Vanessa “Vanjie” Matteo, and Yvie Oddly.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! will perform Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 p.m. starting Thursday, Jan. 30. Tickets starting at $49, plus applicable tax and fees are on sale now at ticketmaster.com/dragracevegas.
Directed by RuPaul and award-winning choreographer and filmmaker Jamal Sims (Aladdin, Step Up, When The Beat Drops), RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! is produced by World of Wonder, the creative team behind RuPaul’s Drag Race, with Voss Events. This marks a Las Vegas reunion for RuPaul and Sims, who first collaborated in 1994 with Sims dancing in RuPaul’s show at the Sahara Hotel. Original music for RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! is written by RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race composer Leland and Tom Campbell, Chief Creative Officer at World of Wonder. The score includes RuPaul’s hit songs from the past 11 seasons of Drag Race, plus original show-stopping numbers created especially for this residency.