Six The Musical’s original cast recording album has surpassed a landmark 100,000,000 streams.
With a powerhouse pop score by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, Six turns Tudor queens into pop princesses as 500 years of historical heartbreak becomes an hour of 21st century sass.
The musical has proved a global phenomenon with productions on Broadway in New York and Sydney, Australia alongside its ongoing run at The Arts Theatre in London’s West End and sold out UK tour.
It’s therefore no surprise to learn that the show’s cast recording album has just notched up more than 100,000,000 streams on Spotify and Apple Music.
Averaging 450,000 streams a day, it makes Six second only to Hamilton as the most streamed Musical Theatre album in the world.
Writers Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss said: “Our minds are completely blown at this incredible news! We are overjoyed that these 9 songs – our little babies – have become so popular. With SIX productions of ‘SIX’ playing simulatneously around the world, and Anne Boleyn’s song ‘Don’t Lose Ur Head’ shared over half a billion times on Tik Tok – well, we’re just feeling kinda overwhelmed and incredibly grateful!
“We wrote these songs in our final year at college for a show at the Edinburgh Fringe, and our only thought at that time was to not embarrass ourselves or our friends. To be nominated for five Olivier Awards, be named “the musical of the decade” by WhatsOnStage and with us now being second only on Spotify and Apple Music streaming to ‘Hamilton’ is beyond our wildest dreams.
“The sold out audiences at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York where the latest production is previewing on literal B-R-O-A-D-W-A-Y!!! have been going just as nuts as those in the West End, across the UK and in Australia.
“The past 18 months has been the most unforgettable journey. We keep pinching ourselves but want to say 100,000,000 thank yous from the very bottom of our hearts to each and everyone of the fans out there who love ‘SIX’ and its songs and are listening to them in such mind-blowing numbers every day! WE LOVE YOU!!! THANKS!!!”
Six is currently booking through to January 31, 2021 in the West End.
The current London cast features Jarneia Richard-Noel as Catherine of Aragon, Courtney Bowman as Anne Boleyn, Natalie Paris as Jane Seymour, Alexia McIntosh as Anna of Cleves, Sophie Isaacs as Katherine Howard and Danielle Steers as Catherine Parr.
Making up the alternate team are Zara MacIntosh, Cherelle Jay, Hana Stewart and Collette Guitart.