Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled a brand new cast recording of a song that will be featured in next week’s episode of “Rise,” NBC’s new drama series from the producers of “Hamilton,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood.” An exclusive rendition of “The Dark I Know Well” by the “Rise” cast featuring Amy Forsyth and Erin Kommor is now available at all DSPs and streaming services.
LISTEN TO “THE DARK I KNOW WELL” HERE + BUY/STREAM HERE
Last week, the “Rise” cast feat. Auli’i Cravalho performed a breathtaking cover of Alessia Cara’s “Scars To Your Beautiful” on NBC’s The Voice – watch the performance in full HERE. “Scars To Your Beautiful” will be featured on “RISE SEASON 1: THE ALBUM,” due Friday, May 11.
This week’s release of “The Dark I Know Well” continues Atlantic Records’ prolific slate of weekly musical releases tied to the show. Each Friday, Atlantic Records will release original cast recordings of the tracks featured in the following Tuesday’s episode of “Rise,” culminating with “RISE SEASON 1: THE ALBUM.” The collection will highlight selected tracks released over the course of the season, alongside additional unreleased songs from the cast.
This past week’s episode of “Rise” featured “Whispering” by the “Rise” cast featuring Auli’i Cravalho. Previously released tracks include an uplifting rendition of Macklemore’s hit song “Glorious,” performed by the “Rise” cast, featuring Auli’i Cravalho and Damon J. Gillespie. The “Glorious” companion visual – featuring Cravalho, Gillespie and the cast – is currently available to watch HERE and listen to HERE.
The RISE musical releases are produced by five-time GRAMMY nominee and Atlantic Records President, West Coast Kevin Weaver (THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, FURIOUS 7, SUICIDE SQUAD, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS) and Atlantic Records President, A&R Pete Ganbarg (HAMILTON ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING, DEAR EVAN HANSEN ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING, TWENTY ONE PILOTS), alongside Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt (Next To Normal, If/Then), and RISE music producer Scott Riesett; Executive Album Producers are Jason Katims and Jeffrey Seller. GRAMMY nominee Liza Richardson is the series’ Music Supervisor (The Leftovers, Narcos, Friday Night Lights).