The BRITISH LIVE PERFORMANCE SERIES
–an eclectic collection of artists, all recorded live in the U.K
.–is excited to announce three new releases set for October 30: BELINDA CARLISLE, JOE JACKSON
and URIAH HEEP
. The Guitar World
website broke the news with an exclusive preview of Uriah Heep, which you can listen to here.
These exciting concerts follow up acclaimed sets from GLEN CAMPBELL
and RICK WAKEMAN
, which were released September 18, all on Los Angeles-based RAINMAN RECORDS
. Check out an exclusive Glen Campbell track on ROLLINGSTONE.COM here.
Belinda Carlisle first found fame at an early age with the Go-Go’s in the 1980s, and was already a rising solo artist by the time she performed this sold-out show at Birmingham NEC in 1990. The show includes big Go-Go’s hits like “We Got The Beat” and “Our Lips Are Sealed” plus hits from her burgeoning solo career like “Mad About You” (a #3 hit), the #1 US and UK hit “Heaven Is A Place On Earth,” “I Get Weak” (a UK Top Ten penned by Diane Warren) and “Circle In The Sand” (UK #4 hit).
British singer-songwriter Joe Jackson broke onto the music scene with his first single, “Is She Really Going Out With Him,” and would go on to release at least nine albums that charted in the UK. This show from Nottingham’s Theatre Royal in August 1980 proves the musicianship of his band – guitarist Gary Sanford, bassist Graham Maby and drummer Dave Houghton – was clearly the product of many years’ dedication. They were able to deliver a terse, muscular yet understated backing to frame Jackson’s intelligently ironic lyrics.
Heavy rockers Uriah Heep broke onto the world stage in 1972 with the ‘Demons & Wizards’ LP and never looked back. They stand with Deep Purple as foundation-stones of the British rock tradition, having influenced generations of bands including Queen. Founded in the late Sixties as Spice, they rock on today with irrepressible guitarist/founder Mick Box still at the helm. This show was filmed in November 1989 for the UK TV show “Bedrock” and captures their second classic line-up at the peak of its collective powers. In the immortal phrase founder Mick Box is so fond of, ”Appy Days’…
Next up in Rainman Records’ British Live Performance Series are sets from ASIA and SQUEEZE.
Belinda Carlisle track listing:
(We Want) The Same Thing
Whatever It Takes
Mad About You
Circle In The Sand
Nobody Owns Me
I Get Weak
Visions of You
Leave A Light On
Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Our Lips Are Sealed
We Got The Beat
World Without You
Shadows Of Michaelangelo
Joe Jackson track listing:
I’m The Man
Mad At You
Is She Really Going Out With Him?
Don’t Wanna Be Like That
Uriah Heep track listing:
Bird Of Prey
Bad Bad Man
Blood Red Roses
Lady In Black
Land Of Hope And Glory (Pomp And Circumstance)