Live at Earls Court

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Live at Earls Court finds British rock icon Morrissey and his band performing in London at the end of the You Are the Quarry tour. Not to be confused with the DVD Who Put the "M" in Manchester? recorded at the beginning of the tour in May, Live at Earls Court is a completely different concert from December 2004 and features a vastly different set list. While past live Morrissey albums such as Beethoven Was Deaf featured the singer's penchant for beautifully ragged ersatz rockabilly, Earls Court showcases the more polished group sound developed out of the You Are the Quarry sessions, which isn't to say that Morrissey has lost his edge. On the contrary -- such songs as "I ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Live at Earls Court finds British rock icon Morrissey and his band performing in London at the end of the You Are the Quarry tour. Not to be confused with the DVD Who Put the "M" in Manchester? recorded at the beginning of the tour in May, Live at Earls Court is a completely different concert from December 2004 and features a vastly different set list. While past live Morrissey albums such as Beethoven Was Deaf featured the singer's penchant for beautifully ragged ersatz rockabilly, Earls Court showcases the more polished group sound developed out of the You Are the Quarry sessions, which isn't to say that Morrissey has lost his edge. On the contrary -- such songs as "I Have Forgiven Jesus" and "The World Is Full of Crashing Bores" prove that his legendary wit and sardonic tongue are fully intact and as sharp as ever. Similarly, his burnished baritone vocals have arguably never sounded better and the lush, muscular band arrangements frame him with a glam regality befitting his late-career resurgence. Although newer songs off You Are the Quarry are the focus, longtime Moz fans will be delighted at the amount of Smiths songs included here. In fact, the mix of the old, the new, and the unexpected -- he also performs some rare B-sides -- makes Live at Earls Court one of the most successful albums of Morrissey's career.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2005
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
  • UPC: 060768601222
  • Catalog Number: 86012
  • Sales rank: 88,139

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Morrissey Primary Artist
Boz Boorer Clarinet, Guitar, Conga, Background Vocals
Gary Day Bass
Jesse Tobias Guitar
Dean Butterworth Drums
Mickey Farrell & the Dynamics Percussion, Trumpet, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Clive Langer Composer
Peter Asher Producer
Boz Boorer Composer
Lenny Kaye Composer
Johnny Marr Composer
Morrissey Composer
Doug Sax Mastering
Patti Smith Composer
Tim Summerhayes Engineer
Alain Whyte Composer
Adam Scott Live Sound
Kevin Moran Live Sound
Robert Hadley Mastering
Dave Guerin Monitor Mix Engineer
Malcolm Giles Live Sound
Oliver Waring Live Sound
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    LOVE IT!!!

    Highly recommended for the Smiths and Moz fans everywhere. GREAT CD.

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