Life [Live 1983]

Life [Live 1983]

by Thin LizzyThin Lizzy


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Recorded on their 1983 farewell tour, Life: Live spans 19 classic Thin Lizzy tracks over the course of two discs, and finds the band's sound edging ever slightly toward what would become metal over the course of the next decade. Sounding grittier, faster, and crunchier than usual on familiar tracks like "Jailbreak" or "The Boys Are Back in Town," Phil Lynott's always smooth vocals careen casually over these gnarlier versions. The synths and chugging guitars of "Angel of Death" find Lynott and the band sounding almost like a more fantastical Mot�rhead than the pool hall rock of their earlier studio albums. Recorded primarily at Hammersmith Odeon in London, the band is joined by former guitarists Eric Bell, Brian Robertson, and Gary Moore to jam on tracks like "Black Rose" and "The Rocker."

Product Details

Release Date: 01/12/1999
Label: Polygram Uk
UPC: 0042281288227
catalogNumber: 812882
Rank: 25105

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Thin Lizzy   Primary Artist
Gary Moore   Guitar
Phil Lynott   Bass,Bass Guitar,Vocals
Snowy White   Guitar
John Sykes   Guitar,Background Vocals
Eric Bell   Guitar
Brian Downey   Percussion,Drums,Background Vocals
Scott Gorham   Guitar,Background Vocals
Tim Hinkley   Keyboards
Huey Lewis   Harmonica
Brian Robertson   Guitar
Fiachra Trench   Strings
Darren Wharton   Keyboards,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Thin Lizzy   Composer
Phil Lynott   Composer,Producer
John Sykes   Composer
Eric Bell   Composer
Will Reid-Dick   Producer
Brian Downey   Composer
Chris Tsangarides   Producer
Tony Visconti   Producer
Andrew Warwick   Producer
Darren Wharton   Composer
Ian Cooper   Engineer

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