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Welcome to Adam's Song Store!

Looking for new audition material? A number for a concert or cabaret? Tired of flipping through your old singer's anthologies, and trolling iTunes and music libraries for something you (and everyone else) haven't sung before?

Below you can find ballads, uptempo songs and comedy songs from several of Adam's shows—all ready to use as stand-alone numbers. Click the title to hear the full song, and click the ADD TO CART button to purchase the sheet music. (Female versions have orange buttons, male versions have blue.)

If you want the song in a key that you don't find here (or to have one listed for a male singer transposed to a key for a female, or vice versa), just email Adam at and he'll be happy to put it in the key you want for no additional charge. You can also email him for free recommended cuts if you want to shorten the song for auditions.

And, if you perform the song, send Adam a link to the YouTube clip and get your next song for free! Happy shopping!

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ballad

sung by Stephanie J. Block
Watch video of duet version with Rachel Potter & Ian Joseph
Watch video of Leslie Henstock

Song for female ingenue, legit/mix or belt. A girl identifies with a bird in a cage, longing to be released back to her own world. (The full version of this recording, orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin, will be featured on an upcoming No More Revivals CD by Sh-K-Boom Records.)

Female ADD TO CART

(Range: brief low F -
sustained high D)

sung by Amy Justman
Watch video

A ballad for a female singer of any age, with a mix/legit sound. A mother coaxes her fearful child into going out onto the ocean with her for the first time. (Note: no mother/child references in the lyrics, so the relationship could be whatever the singer chooses.)

Female ADD TO CART

(Range: low Ab - high D)

sung by Adam Overett

Ballad for a young tenor or bari-tenor. Washed up on an island far from home, a runaway teenager thinks about what he left behind, and if he'll ever make it back.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low D - high G)

sung by Adam Overett

Contemporary pop/rock ballad for a male singer in his 40s-50s. He remembers wistfully how his daughter fell in love with music when she was barely three years old. All he ever wanted, and all he wants now, is to help her succeed in the face of great difficulty and discouragement. He wants his daughter to be heard.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low Ab - high Ab full voice; high Bb in falsetto.)

sung by Adam Overett

A song for a tenor or bari-tenor of any age. A shy accountant leads a life that's literally a musical, with people around him frequently bursting into fully formed song, with orchestral accompaniment, backup, everything. He knows he's the only one who lives life this way—and, terrified of his bizarre secret being found out, he wishes he could just be a "normal" person.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low C - high G)


uptempo

sung by Rachel Potter & Ian Joseph
Watch video

A song for a young female singer, Carrie Underwood country/pop style. This young pop princess, secretly feeling boxed in by her fame-and-fortune lifestyle, longs to break out and hit the open road.

Duet ADD TO CART

(As in recording.
Range: low F to high F)

Female ADD TO CART

(Solo version, shortened from recording. Range: low F to high F)

sung by Jaclyn Huberman
Watch video of Shaleah Adkisson

A driving uptempo/power ballad for a female singer. A teenage girl in foster care resolves to leave the house she's been placed in and track down her real mother, across the country in San Francisco.

Female ADD TO CART

Note:The first 40 seconds of the recording are not included in the sheet music. (Range: low A to high D belted or mixed)

sung by Adam Overett

A driving rock song for a male singer, roughly 40s-50s (or younger with some small lyric adjustments), with a Billy Joel or Bruce Springsteen kind of sound. A blue-collar auto-factory worker wants to give his young daughter a better life than the one he's been stuck in—and he'll do whatever it takes for her to have it.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low Bb - high A)

sung by Adam Overett

An uptempo song for a young leading man, from THE FIREBIRD, an action/adventure adaptation of the classic Russian folktale. In this song, Prince Ivan pursues the Firebird in a breakneck chase through the forest.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low C# - high G)

sung by Adam Overett

An uptempo song for a young leading-man tenor, from an adaptation of the Russian folktale THE FIREBIRD. Ivan, the youngest of three princes, is neglected by everyone, including his father. Desperate to prove himself as heroic as his two older brothers, he fantasizes about conquering the fearsome Firebird who is terrorizing the kingdom, and who has captured his brother's fiancee.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: Brief low G# -
sustained high G above middle C)


comedy

sung by Sara Wordsworth
Watch video of Jaclyn Huberman

A comedy pop ballad about a singer who can't act for sh##. From "The Double-Threat Trio."

Female Extended ADD TO CART

(As in recording, this longer version
is suited for cabaret or concert. Range: low A - high Eb in chest -
high F# legit)

Female ADD TO CART

(A shortened version,
appropriate for auditions.
Range: low G - short high F#)

Male ADD TO CART

(A shortened version,
appropriate for auditions.
(Range: low C - short high Ab)

sung by Michael Lluberes
Watch video

Comedy song for leading or character man, classic Broadway/patter style (think Rex Harrison in "My Fair Lady"). Good for auditions for those singing actors who aren't, shall we say, the most highly trained in the art of dance. From "The Double-Threat Trio."

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low C - high F)

sung by Adam Overett
Watch video

A dancer who can't sing at all has found an interesting and effective way to get himself the singing roles he wants. From "The Double-Threat Trio."

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low C# - brief high Gs)

sung by Farah Alvin
Watch video of Alexa Green

A rock song for a female singer. A girl goes to the theater as a child, and a lifelong dream is born—but not the one you'd think. And you don't want to get in her way.

Female ADD TO CART

(Range: low A to high belt D, mix E.)

sung by Adam Overett
Watch video

Pop rock comedy song for character or leading man. This guy thinks he should get the girl, and says why.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: Db below middle C -
brief A above middle C)

sung by Adam Overett

An uptempo comedy song for a young leading or character man. Having been teased all his life, this kid is finally getting his (verbal) revenge on the bully.

Male ADD TO CART

(Range: low B - short high Ab)