Original Cast: Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark

Original Cast

Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark



The Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark finally had its official opening night this week after months of delays. Here too is the soundtrack of the monstrous $70m white elephant, featuring Bono and The Edge’s unhappy induction into musical theatre.

“Rise Above” is a chunky U2-style ballad with scenery-chewing vocals from Bono, but the rest is brash rock with bland singing from the principals and not a single memorable tune.

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