Multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter and Tony Award-winning performer, Idina Menzel, released the brand new electrifying single ‘Move’ from her upcoming dance project, Drama Queen, due for release August 18 via BMG.
Produced by Chantry Johnson and Mitch Allan, ‘Move’ is an infectious and vibrant anthem about being your authentic self and stepping out of the shadows. Speaking on the single, Menzel said: “I’m so thrilled that the first single, ‘Move’ is coming in time for Pride Month. It’s a celebration of love in all its forms. The LGBTQIA+ community has always been so inspiring to me—watching friends and fans live so courageously, so authentically.”
Drama Queen showcases her powerhouse vocals through soaring disco-infused beats, and features collaborations alongside global hitmakers Nile Rodgers, Jake Shears, Justin Tranter, Sir Nolan, Simon Wilcox, Laura Veltz, Jim Eliot, Maty Noyes, Mitch Allan, Lindy Robbins, Chantry Johnson, Michelle Zarlenga and more. Menzel’s announcement of upcoming dance project Drama Queen follows shortly after her recent signing of a new global recordings agreement with BMG.
Menzel said about the upcoming project: “I am a Drama Queen…I’m dramatic and emotional and passionate. I love the stage and the spotlight. I love the attention and the roar of an audience. I have big feelings. I sing my ass off through tears of joy, heartbreak, anger, and sadness. This project is the most fun I’ve ever had writing and recording an album. I want everyone to move and sing with me and embrace their inner Drama Queen.”
Menzel’s career took off when she won a Tony Award for her role as Elphaba, in the smash musical Wicked. Her voice can be heard as Elsa in Disney’s Oscar-winning Frozen, The film’s song ‘Let It Go’, voiced by Menzel, became an instant international phenomenon, winning an Oscar for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media. The track reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100, making Menzel the first artist with both a Billboard Top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting