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Friday, March 30

It's Easter

I was listening to the radio this morning on the way to work. There's no surprise there, then. I heard the "thought for the day" person talking about Easter. To my mind he was quoting not from the Bible, but from the gospel according to Jesus Christ Superstar. I suspect that Tim Rice may have used some sort of quotations-from-the-Bible in his libretto. In fact, I think it's safe to say that he did. I really doubt that the Reverend Roger Royle has been bluffing all these years and, in fact, getting his knowledge of religion from the world of musical theatre.

I don't know. It's possible.

It's been a Jesus-ey couple of days, then. I read Richard Herring's "Christ On A Bike" script yesterday. In his script, Jesus-esque quotes can be derived from the theme song back-catalogue of Tony Hatch (that's a very funny joke in context and I am impressed that anyone would bother to write such a thing).

Here's a really sad view on my OCD-like ways. I have 3 versions of Jesus Christ Superstar in my mp3 collection (which both sits attached to my work computer and travels around with me on my mp3 player - two copies of it in total). I also own another version on CD somewhere. I could, theoretically, listen to Act 1 with one cast and then act 2 with another. Except I can't. I had that idea just now. Act 1 just finished playing and I thought - "Shall I go from the Steve Balsamo/Alice Cooper 1996 cast to the original cast Album with Murray Head?" and then I thought "No! I must not switch between cast albums - it would leave the 1996 album partially listened to, and put the other album out of context, starting halfway through".

It's the same show. I don't know why I'm so pernickety.

Or why I have so many recordings.

Well, I do. They're all different and interesting in their own ways.

Easter isn't just about chocolate, then. It's about Andrew Lloyd-Webber.

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