Live from the Fall

Live from the Fall

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by Blues Traveler
     
 

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Like any jam-oriented band, Blues Traveler has a reputation for being better in concert than they are in the studio. Therefore, it would make sense that the double-disc Live from the Fall would be the ideal Blues Traveler album, since it allows the band to stretch out and demonstrate its true talents. In a sense, that is true.See more details below

Overview

Like any jam-oriented band, Blues Traveler has a reputation for being better in concert than they are in the studio. Therefore, it would make sense that the double-disc Live from the Fall would be the ideal Blues Traveler album, since it allows the band to stretch out and demonstrate its true talents. In a sense, that is true. The two discs -- which were recorded in the fall of 1995, as the band was supporting the surprise success of Four -- do give the band room to improvise, and they exploit the extra space for all of its worth. Initially, Blues Traveler wanted to release without track indexes, so the listener could hear how each song flowed into the next. And the album does sound like that -- like a never-ending medley, where melodic themes pop in and out of the long solos. Occasionally, they detour into covers (War's "Low Rider," John Lennon's "Imagine"), but they mainly weave a tapestry of their own material, including rarities like the B-side "Regarding Steven" and the unreleased "Closing Down the Park." For fans of pop hits like "Run-Around" and "Hook," this can be a little irritating, but for those who have been with the band since the beginning, Live from the Fall is a priceless document -- more than any other album, this showcases what Blues Traveler is about.

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Product Details

Release Date:
07/02/1996
Label:
A&M
UPC:
0731454051521
catalogNumber:
540515

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Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Love and Greed  -  Blues Traveler
  2. Mulling It Over  -  Blues Traveler
  3. Closing Down the Park  -  Blues Traveler
  4. Regarding Steven  -  Blues Traveler
  5. New York Prophesie  -  Blues Traveler
  6. 100 Years  -  Blues Traveler
  7. Crash Burn  -  Blues Traveler
  8. Gina  -  Blues Traveler
  9. But Anyway  -  Blues Traveler
  10. Mountain Cry  -  Blues Traveler

Disc 2

  1. Alone  -  Blues Traveler
  2. Freedom  -  Blues Traveler
  3. Mountains Win  -  Blues Traveler
  4. Breakfast  -  Blues Traveler
  5. Go  -  Blues Traveler
  6. Low  -  Blues Traveler
  7. Go  -  Blues Traveler
  8. Run  -  Blues Traveler
  9. Hippie  -  Blues Traveler
  10. Imagine  -  Blues Traveler

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Blues Traveler   Primary Artist
Brendan Hill   Percussion,Drums
Chan Kinchla   Guitar
John Popper   Guitar,Harmonica,Vocals
Bobby Sheehan   Bass

Technical Credits

Brendan Hill   Producer
Chan Kinchla   Producer
John Popper   Producer
Bobby Sheehan   Producer
Howie Weinberg   Mastering
Dave Swanson   Producer,Engineer
Shirley Halperin   Graphic Design,Art Direction
Rich Vink   Producer,Engineer
Steve Eichner   Graphic Design,Art Direction
Tim Vega   Art Direction

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