HBO’s Liberace biopic arrives draped — as its subject was — in showmanship and song. Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra stars Michael Douglas as the famously flamboyant Vegas performer alongside Matt Damon as his much-younger lover/lookalike. In this exclusive audio clip of “The Liberace Boogie” from the film’s first scene, take a listen to Douglas-as-Liberace. Does Douglas’ voice match Liberace’s as well as the rest of him?
The soundtrack includes both Liberace’s recordings and original pieces and is available digitally on May 21; the film premieres on HBO on May 26.
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