Awake Live

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Awake Live
Live album by Josh Groban
Released May 6, 2008
Recorded August 28, 2007
Genre Operatic Pop / Classical / Vocal / Gospel
Length 100 minutes
Label WEA/Reprise/143 Records
Josh Groban chronology
Noël
(2007)
Awake Live
(2008)
A Collection
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Billboard 5/5 stars [2]
Starpulse 4.5/5 stars [3]

Awake Live is a live concert album and video by singer Josh Groban. It was released on May 6, 2008.

In the United States, the album is available as a single release in most retail stores. However, the official Josh Groban website released a limited edition internet version of the CD and DVD/Blu-ray with bonus music, alternate album cover and expanded booklet with fan generated photos.

Awake Live captures the Grammy Award-winning singer's performance at Salt Lake City's EnergySolutions Arena before a sold-out crowd of 15,000 fans on August 28, 2007. While the DVD includes fan favorites from Groban's three best-selling albums, including "Canto Alla Vita" and "Alla Luce del Sole" from his double-platinum self-titled 2001 debut, "You Raise Me Up" and "Remember When It Rained" from the multi-platinum 2003 album Closer, the majority of the songs are from Awake, including the singles "You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)", "February Song", and "Lullaby". Released in September 2006, Awake debuted at number 2 on the Billboard albums chart and has sold more than two million copies in the U.S.

Awake Live is Groban's third live DVD, following 2002's Josh Groban in Concert and 2004's Live at the Greek. The Salt Lake City location was selected in honor of his first arena concert, which occurred in the same city. Groban also sang at the closing ceremony for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, a performance that was seen by more than two million people.

On May 15, 2008 over 30 theatres nationwide participated in a screening of Josh Groban's Awake Live in HD. Awake Live is the first time the internationally renowned vocalist showcased a live performance on the silver screen.

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

  1. "Mai"
  2. "February Song"
  3. "In Her Eyes"
  4. "So She Dances"
  5. "Un Dia Llegara"
  6. "Pearls" (with Angelique Kidjo)
  7. "Weeping"
  8. "Machine"
  9. "Awake"
Exclusive internet edition bonus tracks
  1. "Lullaby"
  2. "You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)"

DVD[edit]

  1. "You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)"
  2. "Mai"
  3. "Un Dia Llegara"
  4. "Un Giorno Per Noi"
  5. "Now or Never"
  6. "So She Dances"
  7. "February Song"
  8. "Alla Luce del Sole"
  9. "Aurora" (featuring Lucia Micarelli)
  10. "Kashmir" (featuring Lucia Micarelli)
  11. "In Her Eyes"
  12. "Pearls" (featuring Angelique Kidjo)
  13. "L'Ultima Notte"
  14. "Remember When It Rained"
  15. "Lullaby"
  16. "Weeping"
  17. "Machine"
  18. "Canto Alla Vita"
  19. "You Raise Me Up"
  20. "Awake"
DVD bonus materials
  1. "Making of Awake Live"
  2. "Behind The Big Orange Curtain"

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