Pete Townshend's Deep End Live! [Bonus Tracks]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Lindsay Planer
Pete Townshend and the Deep End Band played live for two benefit outings -- November 1 and 2, 1985 at the Brixton Academy -- to help support Townshend's own "Double O' Charities. The performances are excerpted here and were used in a made-for-home-video, also called Pete Townshend's Deep End Live!. Initially, a promotional 12" EP of the show was released to AOR radio stations in August of 1986. However, significant interest in the project would ultimately yield a 10-song LP which was issued to retail a few months later. Townshend guitar and vocals is backed by an ensemble that includes a core band of John "Rabbit" Bundrick keyboards, Chucho Merchán bass, and Simon ...
See more details below
CD (Remastered / Bonus Tracks)
$9.61
BN.com price
(Save 3%)$9.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (CD)
  • All (1) from $8.42   
  • New (1) from $8.42   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Lindsay Planer
Pete Townshend and the Deep End Band played live for two benefit outings -- November 1 and 2, 1985 at the Brixton Academy -- to help support Townshend's own "Double O' Charities. The performances are excerpted here and were used in a made-for-home-video, also called Pete Townshend's Deep End Live!. Initially, a promotional 12" EP of the show was released to AOR radio stations in August of 1986. However, significant interest in the project would ultimately yield a 10-song LP which was issued to retail a few months later. Townshend guitar and vocals is backed by an ensemble that includes a core band of John "Rabbit" Bundrick keyboards, Chucho Merchán bass, and Simon Philips drums with Peter Hope-Evans harmonica, Gina Foster backing vocals, Billy Nicholls backing vocals, and Jody Linscott percussion as well as an eight-piece brass section. When compared to the Who, the extended instrumentation provides Townshend with a larger sonic pallet to work from. The artist takes full advantage on the stylish update of the R&B classic "Barefootin'," and a suitably dramatic overhaul of "I Put a Spell on You." Plus, perhaps just to demonstrate his top-shelf taste in modern music, the English Beat's "Save It for Later" is a stone gem with the intimacy of an "unplugged" type of backing complete with sax -- by either Tim Saunders or former Stiff Little Fingers member Simon Clarke. Even though it could be considered a Who tune, Sonny Boy Williamson's "Eyesight to the Blind" is given a big city swing that presented the familiar melody in a fresh context. The Townshend originals serve up one offering from the '80s solo albums Empty Glass 1980 "A Little Is Enough", All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes 1982 "Stop Hurting People" and the Who-related tunes "Behind Blue Eyes," "I'm One," and "Pinball Wizard." In 2006 when Deep End Live! was remastered and reissued as part of Townshend's catalog renovation on Hip-O Records, "Magic Bus" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" were added as "bonus tracks."
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/29/2006
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 602498533703
  • Catalog Number: 000644502
  • Sales rank: 17,440

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pete Townshend Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Robert Parker Composer
Pete Townshend Composer, Producer, Contributor, Audio Production
Dave Wakeling Composer
Jon Astley Remastering
Ranking Roger Composer
Andy Cox Composer
Barry Diament Mastering
Screamin' Jay Hawkins Composer
Everett Morton Composer
Saxa Composer
Sonny Boy Williamson [II] Composer
Dennis King Mastering
D. Steele Composer
Matt Kent Producer
Nick Goderson Producer
David Wright Composer
David Steel Composer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously