Centaur Completes Second Official CD for Gay Games

Tue. July 11, 2006 12:00 AM

Music inspired by the Opening & Closing Ceremonies

New York City - All eyes will be on Chicago from 15-22 July 2006 as the city hosts an international contingent of athletes, artists and spectators for the 2006 Chicago Gay Games. Centaur, the Official Music Sponsor of the Chicago Gay Games, is excited to announce the completion of "Gay Games Chicago 2006 - Volume 2," the second of two official CDs for the Chicago Gay Games. "Gay Games Chicago 2006 - Volume 2" will be available throughout the Gay Games and in stores nationwide on July 18.

"We thank Centaur for the passion they have brought to these great CDs for the Gay Games," said Tracy Baim, board co vice chair. "We hope the music helps create a lasting legacy of the sounds of the sports and culture events."

"Gay Games Chicago 2006 - Volume 2" features music from and inspired by the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. This commemorative includes a variety of musical genres from pop, dance, soul and Broadway. Artists appearing on "Volume 2" include Grammy Award winner Jody Watley, the Tony Award winning cast of Broadway's "Avenue Q," and Billboard #1 artists Ultra Nate, Jimmy Somerville, Kristine W and Kevin Aviance. M People's front-gal Heather Small is featured as the opening song on the album with her poignant and international smash hit "Proud."

The first Official CD for the Chicago Gay Games entitled "Gay Games Chicago 2006," mixed by XM Satellite Radio DJ Joe Bermudez is currently available in stores nationwide including Virgin Megastore and Tower Records, as well as online at www.gaygameschicago.org and www.centaurmusic.com. The Official Gay Games CDs are also available from the Gay Games store at 913 W. Belmont in Chicago.

Track Listing:
01. Heather Small - Proud
02. Kristine W - I'll Be Your Light
03. Jody Watley - Whenever
04. Craig C feat. Jimmy Somerville - I Was Born This Way
05. Betty - It Girl
06. Avenue Q - If You Were Gay
07. Jason & deMarco - This Is Love
08. Dylan Rice feat. Chuck Panozzo of Styx - The Faces Of Victory
09. Kevin Aviance - Freak It (Live Out Loud)
10. Billy Porter - Hell or High Water
11. Ultra Nate & Gerry Devaux - Time Of Our Lives
12. Ari Gold - Love Will Take Over
13. Daphne Rubin-Vega - Rocket Man
14. Lighthouse - High