Already a popular film, Legally Blonde moved from screen to stage in late 2006 when it debuted on Broadway. With music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, the show received seven Tony nominations, including one for Best Score. As a Harvard graduate, O'Keefe was well-chosen to write the score for a musical about a Harvard law student. When it came time to cast a new lead actor for the Broadway production, an MTV show, "Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods" televised the nationwide search.
There are 32 tracks on this album: Tracks 1-16 contain the background tracks and guide vocals; tracks 17-32 contain the accompaniment tracks alone. This album is a re-recording in the original show key and show tempo. The tracks on this album are fully-orchestrated.