by David Heitler-Klevans

The title song of the musical, sung by Renée and Maman at the end of Scene 6 in Act I, soon after meeting the Fedou family who help them to survive. Justin Solonynka is on piano, and David is on acoustic guitar. Orchestration by James Coffey.


“I’m Not A Hero”

by David Heitler-Klevans

Sung by Monsieur Fedou, one of the people who rescued Ruth’s family, from Act I, Scene 9. Some of the phrases in the lyrics are direct quotes told to us by descendants in the Fedou family who we interviewed in 2019 in France. David played acoustic guitar and keyboards on this one. James Coffey played piano.


“Little Bird”

By Jenny Heitler-Klevans

Sung by Renée in Scene 10 in Act I, expressing her frustration with having to stay inside for her own safety. This song has additional meaning having been written during the quarantine, and it was included on the compilation “Songs from the Inside” featuring songs by Philadelphia area songwriters written during the pandemic. Justin Solonynka played the piano.


“I Do It Out of Love”

by Jenny Heitler-Klevans

Maman sings this to her sleeping daughter Renée in Scene 11, near the end of Act I, after being convinced to make the heartbreaking decision to send her daughter away to an orphanage in order to keep her safe. Justin Solonynka is on piano, David is on acoustic guitar, and James Coffey provided most of the rest of the instrumentation.


“Never Again Means Never Again”

by David Heitler-Klevans

The final song of the musical, sung by the Ensemble with lots of solos. This recording features an all-star chorus including Julie Be, Debra D’Alessandro, Cathy Fink, Mary Lou Fulton, Joanne Hammil, Bill Harley, Hope Wesley Harrison, Billy Jonas, Paul Kaplan, Colleen Kattau, Terry Kitchen, Pat Lamanna, Mariah Leontopoulou-Cochran, David Roth, Justin Solonynka, Kymberly Stewart, Dave Tarlo, Elise Witt, and Roy Zimmerman.


All songs mixed & mastered by the wonderful James Coffey, Blue Vision Music, who also played most of the instruments.

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