Next month, veteran rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) will release its performance from the 1997 Montreux Jazz Festival on CD.
Live at Montreux 1997 will be released on Friday, September 11th. It will mark the first time ever that the classic concert will have been released on CD. The concert’s thirteen-song set list is spread across two discs and features some of the band’s biggest hits including: ‘Karn Evil 9’ (‘Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends’), ‘Hoedown,’ ‘Take A Pebble,’ ‘Lucky Man,’ ‘Tarkus,’ ‘Pictures At An Exhibition,’ and ‘Fanfare for the Common Man.’ Also included with the double-disc recording is a handful of previously unreleased songs such as ‘Touch and Go,’ ‘Creole Dance,’ and ‘Carmina Burana.’
While the concert’s extensive set list will offer plenty of enjoyment for ELP’s fans, it’s only part of what fans will love about this newly released recording. Its companion booklet includes liner notes written personally by Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, and Carl Palmer. The complete track listing for Live at Montreux 1997 is noted below.
1) Karn Evil 9 – 1st Impression, Part 2
2) Tiger In The Spotlight
4) Touch And Go
5) From The Beginning
6) Knife Edge
7) Bitches Crystal
8) Creole Dance
9) Honky Tonk Train Blues
10) Take A Pebble
1) Lucky Man
2) Medley: Tarkus / Pictures At An Exhibition
3) Medley: Fanfare For The Common Man / Rondo / Carmina Burana / Carl Palmer’s Drum Solo / Toccata In D Minor
Live at Montreux 1997 will be available Friday, September 11th on 2CD physical set and digital formats. The double-disc CD set will retail for MSRO of $15.98. More information on this and other titles from Eagle Rock Entertainment is available online at:
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