Celebrating the 20th Year Anniversary of LiVE's 'Throwing Copper' Album & MTV Unplugged Performance 1995'
On the 19th April 1995 the US band appeared on the MTV Unplugged Show performed at The Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York.
The Throwing Copper Album (produced by Jerry Harrison) has gone on to sell well over 10 Million copies & was #1 in Australia, US, NZ,Canada
With Hits such as 'Lightning Crashes' 'I Alone' & 'All over you' 'Selling the Drama' plus dozens more. Original front man Ed Kowalczyk left the band in 2009 and was reported to be sued by the remaining members after issues surrounding his departure.. however Ed has continued to release many solo albums and tours extensively. Ed was last in Australia in November and performs the 'Throwing Copper' album both plugged & unplugged as well as his huge back catalogue & current releases all over the world to this day..
We are very pleased to be bringing this show to select venues across Australia & New Zealand and is excited to present a new style of 'tribute' act but with a slick style and attention to detail.. we are not pretending to be anyone or anything rather performing amazing music by passionate & exceptionally talented musicians.. - Chris says
This a one of those bands out of the 90's that for a lot of people really struck a chord (no pun intended) and well we are all fans of this material and it's a joy & an honour to be performing these amazing songs as a tribute or presentation of ..(for want of a better word). And will be a great opportunity for fans & anyone else for that matter to come and hear this up-close & intimate presentation featuring:
Christopher Cooke - Vocal/Guitar
(Seasoned Sydney Musician, Frontman & Industry Professional)
Mark Marriott - Drums/Percussion/Vocals
(Col Joye, Fargone Beauties, Taylor Dayne, O'Shea, Ch9 Footyshow MD)
Joe Bozza - Bass/Vocals
(one of the best bass players around, 20 years in Sydney's top bands)
Adam Gorecki - Guitar/Vocals
(world class guitarist, popular Melbourne & Sydney musician) Cont/
These extremely accomplished musicians with vast performance backgrounds will captivate with this very special 'tribute' to LiVE's Throwing Copper Album & Mtv unplugged performance as well as hits & b sides from other albums including their first 'Mental Jewellery' through to 'Secret Samadhi', 'The Distance to Here' and select others.
This show is a 'must see' for any fan of 'LiVE' or anyone who loves the intensity of an up- close MTV Unplugged style event.
I ALONE : LIGHTNING CRASHES : SELLING THE DRAMA : BEAUTY OF GREY :
ALL OVER YOU : TBD : WHITE DISCUSSION : IRIS : PAIN LIES ON THE RIVERSIDE : SH*T TOWN : OPERATION SPIRIT : FREAKS : DOLPHINS CRY : LAKINI'S JUICE :
RUN TO THE WATER : I WILL OVERCOME : HEAVEN : HOLD MY HEAD and more...
Songs are performed both Acoustic & Electric
Support act - "The Moving Stills"