Look, I get it. It would be very easy for people to dismiss this as a novelty record. I mean, it's Dee Snider, the frontman of Twisted Sister, doing a dozen Broadway songs. But if you can put away any preconceived notions and give this album a listen with an open mind, you'll find Dee Does Broadway is pretty kickass.
Dee Does Broadway features covers of many well known tunes like "Cabaret," "Big Spender," "Mack The Knife," and "Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)." Snider doesn't make the journey to Broadway alone; he enlists the help of Cyndi Lauper, Bebe Neuwirth, Patti LuPone, and the cast of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert. But it's his duet with Clay Aiken on "Luck Be A Lady Tonight" that steals the show. Aiken surprisingly holds his own with Snider (who sounds AWESOME, by the way) and shows he might have a career in metal if feels like turning in his Claymates for Playmates.
If you want a fun album that will have you screaming along, pick yourself up a copy of Dee Does Broadway.
Standout tracks: "Cabaret," "Big Spender," and "Luck Be A Lady Tonight."