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Rock of Ages: Movie Selections Songbook Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, releases Rock of Ages: Movie Selections, the officially licensed songbook to New Line Cinema's screen adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, arranged for piano, vocal, and guitar.

For music makers who love ’80s rock and musical theater fans, Rock of Ages: Movie Selections offers countless hours of fun featuring sheet music to 17 rock tune favorites featured in the film by the all-star cast, including “Paradise City (Tom Cruise),” “Juke Box Hero / I Love Rock 'n' Roll (Diego Boneta, Alec Baldwin),” “Wanted Dead or Alive (Tom Cruise and Julianne Hough),” “Can't Fight This Feeling (Russell Brand and Alec Baldwin),” “We Built This City / We're Not Gonna Take It (Russell Brand and Catherine Zeta-Jones),” and many more. The arrangements include complete lyrics and basic chord fingering grids for guitarists, as well as transcriptions of the medleys and mash-ups as performed on the original motion picture soundtrack with Tom Cruise, Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Alec Baldwin, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Akerman, Mary J. Blige, Paul Giamatti, and Constantine Maroulis. The collectible folio also includes several pages of color photos from the film.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, this book is printed on recycled paper.

Taking audiences back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos, the Rock of Ages musical (book by Chris D’Arienzo) is a five-time Tony®-Award nominated musical recently adapted to the screen. Set in LA’s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, the musical tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in LA to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love.

Rock of Ages: Movie Selections (00-39478) is now available for $19.99 at music retail stores and at

Titles: Paradise City * Sister Christian / Just Like Paradise / Nothin' But a Good Time * Juke Box Hero / I Love Rock 'n' Roll * Hit Me with Your Best Shot * Waiting for a Girl Like You * More than Words / Heaven * Wanted Dead or Alive * I Want to Know What Love Is * Pour Some Sugar on Me * Harden My Heart * Shadows of the Night * Here I Go Again * Can't Fight This Feeling * Any Way You Want It * Undercover Love * We Built This City / We're Not Gonna Take It * Don't Stop Believin'.