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Career > > 2010 > Words For You – The Next Chapter

Words For You – The Next Chapter

November 15, 2010 | Hip-O Records | 53 minutes
| Literature: William Allingham, Emily Brontë, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Burns, Lewis Carroll, Raymond Carver, Samuel Taylor Coleridg, Emily Dickinson, Khalil Gibran, Thomas Hood, Jenny Joseph, John Keats, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Christina Rossetti, William Shakespeare, Penelope Shuttle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Walt Whitman, William Butler Yeats
Following the unexpected global success of Words For You, a unique album of classic poems, read by British actors and set to classical music, this follow-up album features a host of both British and Hollywood actors, including Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jim Broadbent, James Earl Jones, Helena Bonham Carter, Terrence Stamp and Rupert Penny Jones. Selling over 200,000 copies in the UK alone and raising over £50,000 for "I CAN", the children’s communication charity, helping all children develop speech, language and communication skills, the original Words For You was an instant success, taking the number one spot on the compilation chart and becoming one of the biggest selling albums of 2009.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Terence Stamp, Maureen Lipman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dervla Kirwan, Peter Capaldi, Rupert Penry Jones, James Earl Jones, Dervla Kirwan
01   On Marriage by Kahill Gibran – Meryl Streep
02   All the Worlds A Stage by William Shakespeare – Jim Broadbent
03   Warning by Jenny Joseph – Helena Bonham Carter
04   Endymion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – Terence Stamp
05   Sonnets from the Portugeuse XIV by Elizabeth Barrett Browning – Maureen Lipman
06   Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Benedict Cumberbatch
07   The Song of Wandering Aengus by WB Yeats – Dervla Kirwan
08   To A Mouse by Robert Burns – Peter Capaldi
09   Because I Could Not Stop For Death by Emily Dickinson – Meryl Streep
10   I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood – Rupert Penry Jones
11   When Lilacs Last In the Dooryard Bloom’d by Walt Whitman – James Earl Jones
12   The Fairies by William Allingham – Dervla Kirwan
13   Happiness by Raymond Carver – Terrence Stamp
14   Bright Star by John Keats – Rupert Penry Jones
15   A Dream by Christina Rossetti – Helena Bonham Carter
16   On Easter Day by Oscar Wilde – Jim Broadbent
17   The Land of Counterpane by Robert Louis Stevenson – Peter Capaldi
18   Love and Friendship by Emily Bronte – Maureen Lipman
19   Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats – Benedict Cumberbatch
20   Missing You by Penelope Shuttle – Maureen Lipman
21   A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allen Poe – Terrence Stamp
22   Roses and Rue by Oscar Wilde – Rupert Penry Jones
23   Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox – Meryl Streep
24   Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll – Benedict Cumberbatch
25   A Visit from St Nicholas by Anon – Dervla Kirwan
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