Title - 'Setlist: The Very Best of ...' (Legacy)
Artist - Various
Setlist: The Very Best of Judas Priest Live - In my opinion, Judas Priest always sound good live! I saw them open for Whitesnake less than a year ago and my God they rocked Coverdale off the stage!
And, I'm not including in this praise the 'Ripper' term either as a) I never saw them live at that stage, and b) well, 'Ripper' ain't no Halford, now is he?!
Anyway, Priest, a British heavy metal band who (primarily) began to rock the charts in the early '80s take this live set of theirs to CD for the very first time. The sticker on the front proclaims that they've (Legacy) created the 'perfect setlist for you'! Looking at the songs you kinda have to agree too, as it seems to grab live tracks from 1979, 1983, and 1987 here - in the form of such classics as, 'Breaking The Law,' 'Judas Risning,' 'You've Got Another Thing Comin' and 'Breaking The Law.'
Question: Why no 'Painkiller' or 'TurboLover'?!
1. Judas Rising
2. Riding On The Wind
3. Heading Out To The Highway
4. Breaking The Law
7. Out In The Cold
8. Dissident Aggressor
9. The Green Manalishi (With The Two Pronged Crown)
10. Beyond The Realms Of Death
11. Freewheel Burning
12. You've Got Another Thing Comin'
Setlist: The Very Best of Reo Speedwagon Live - As far as REO Speedwagon go as a live, touring band, they are (still) great - to my mind. And this culled together batch of songs is a rather satisfying mix of classics and under-the-radar beloved tunes.
Obviously, they would have to include their monster hit ballad, "Can't Fight This Feeling," amongst other favs of mine; such as the powerful "Time For Me To Fly." But, weirdly, the faster, rockin' numbers like "Roll With The Changes" and "Ridin' The Storm Out" sounded restrained and did not have nearly the impact of the (album) originals.
Anyway, with REO's earlier albums built on a foundation of blue collar Midwest rock, rather than the studio pop of their breakthrough hits, you either loved them or you hated them. I loved them and (weirdly for a grown man with five divorces behind me) still do!
1. Don't Let Him Go
2. Say You Love Me Or Say Goodnight (Alpine Valley, WI; July 27, 1980)
3. Like You Do
4. Keep Pushin'
5. Time For Me To Fly (St. Louis, MO; July 18, 1987)
6. Roll With The Changes (Denver McNichols Arena, CO; July 2, 1981)
7. Flying Turkey Trot
8. Tough Guys
9. Keep On Loving You (Indianapolis, IN; December 31, 1984)
10. Live It Up
11. Can't Fight This Feeling (Grand Rapids, MI; November 23, 1990)
12. Golden Country
13. Johnny B. Goode (Indianapolis, IN; January 1, 1985)
Setlist: The Very Best of Quiet Riot Live - Quiet Riot broke out of LA's vibrant metal scene in 1983 with their crunching anthem 'Metal Health.' Some 27 years later and we're still taking about them and they (record companies) are still releasing greatest hits albums of theirs!
In truth, any fan of Quiet Riot - or just good solid hard rock 'n roll - will enjoy this live CD. Love him or hate him Kevin DuBrow has an unquie voice - and the rest; Rudy, Carlos and Frankie were always top notch muscians who clearly enjoyed what they were doing on stage.
1. Sign Of The Times
2. Let's Get Crazy
3. Mama Weer All Crazee Now
4. Slick Black Cadillac
5. Anytime You Want Me
6. Party All Night
7. Bang Your Head (Metal Health)
8. Run For Cover
9. Love's A Bitch
10. Stomp Your Hands, Clap Your Feet
11. Gonna Have A Riot
12. Cum On Feel The Noize