I commend the actors for their efforts in their performance. Anne Hathaway's performance as Fantine was amazing.
Russell Crowe's singing was surprisingly pleasing, but he definitely no Philip Quast.
Hugh Jackman's performance as Jean Valjean can sound a little inconsistent at times, but overall a good effort.
My biggest criticism is directed toward the sound engineers.
I realize that this is a "highlights" album, but some of the tracks sound weirdly cut/truncated.
And "Do You Hear the People Sing" is NOT in this album??? REALLY, you cut THAT iconic song from the album? Boo!
There had better be a complete symphonic recording of this… Read more