While the trio is undeniably the focus of the musical remake, the event's most iconic number, the Time Warp, is actually performed by three of the show's secondary characters — Columbia, Riff-Raff, and Magenta — with the rest of the cast as backup.
Soundtrack producer Cisco Adler explains just how important it was getting Time Warp right:
"'Time Warp' is obviously the cornerstone to this soundtrack. Had to get it right but still had to flip it a bit, so we took it down south. You could say it's just a jump to the left…"
But if you don't think you can handle waiting until it premieres on Thursday, October 20… then you're in luck — The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again soundtrack will be out the next day, October 21 — and will be available for preorder on Tuesday, August 16 on iTunes!
Ch-ch-check out the Time Warp like you've never heard it before (below)!!!
In an adaption from his upcoming memoir Nevertheless, Baldwin recounts:
"When I first met Tina Fey — beautiful and brunette, smart and funny, by turns smug and diffident and completely uninterested in me or anything I had to say — I had the same reaction that I'm sure many men and women have: I fell in love."
At the time, Fey was the head writer at SNL and Baldwin was set to host that week's show.
The writers and producers congregated in Lorne Michaels' office when Baldwin turned to talent coordinator Marci Klein to ask if Fey was single. He wrote: