In the Flesh – Live

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In the Flesh – Live
Live album by Roger Waters
Released 5 December 2000
Recorded March–June 2000
Genre Progressive rock
Length 147:35
Label Columbia
Producer James Guthrie
Roger Waters chronology
The Legend of 1900
(1999)
In the Flesh – Live
(2000)
Flickering Flame: The Solo Years Volume 1
(2002)
Roger Waters live chronology
The Wall – Live in Berlin
(1990)
In the Flesh – Live
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Progarchives 4/5 stars
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2][dead link]

In the Flesh – Live is a two-disc live album that captures performances from Roger Waters' three-year In the Flesh tour. A DVD of the same title was also produced, and the two were released in a new package in 2006. A SACD featuring both stereo and 5.1 mixes was also released.

The material for the DVD was taken from a 27 June 2000 performance at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon, while the double CD contains various recordings of the entire 2000 US tour live show, drawn from performances in Phoenix, Arizona, Las Vegas, Nevada, Irvine, California, and Portland, Oregon.

"My view is that I've been involved in two absolutely classic albums – The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall," Waters told Classic Rock. "And if you haven't got Amused to Death, you haven't got the full set. So this album – the live one, which pulls together songs from all three albums – hopefully redresses the balance."[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, composed and sung by Roger Waters, except where noted.

Disc one[edit]

Lead vocals performed by Roger Waters unless stated otherwise.

  1. "In the Flesh" – 4:41
  2. "The Happiest Days of Our Lives" – 1:34
  3. "Another Brick in the Wall, Part II" – 5:53
  4. "Mother" – 5:37
  5. "Get Your Filthy Hands Off My Desert" – 0:56
  6. "Southampton Dock" – 2:15
  7. "Pigs on the Wing, Part 1" – 1:18
  8. "Dogs" (Waters/Gilmour) – 16:26
  9. "Welcome to the Machine" – 6:57
  10. "Wish You Were Here" (Gilmour/Waters) – 4:54
  11. "Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Pts. I–VIII" (Gilmour/Waters/Wright) – 14:42
  12. "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun" – 7:15

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Speak to Me" (Mason)
  2. "Breathe (In the Air)" (Gilmour/Waters/Wright) – 3:22
  3. "Time" (Gilmour/Mason/Waters/Wright) – 6:24
  4. "Money" – 6:11
  5. "Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking, Part 11 (AKA 5:06 AM – Every Strangers' Eyes)" – 5:19
  6. "Perfect Sense (Parts 1 and 2)" – 7:26
  7. "The Bravery of Being Out of Range" – 5:05
  8. "It's a Miracle" – 8:12
  9. "Amused to Death" – 9:24
  10. "Brain Damage" – 4:07
  11. "Eclipse" – 2:18
  12. "Comfortably Numb" (Gilmour/Waters) – 8:10
  13. "Each Small Candle" – 9:18

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums Chart[3] 37
US Billboard 200[4] 136
Chart (2001) Peak
position
German Albums Chart[5] 99
Chart (2002) Peak
position
Dutch Albums Chart[6] 83
Chart (2007) Peak
position
New Zealand Albums Chart[7] 24
Chart (2011) Peak
position
Portuguese Albums Chart[8] 7

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Brazil (ABPD)[9] Gold 25,000*
Germany (BVMI)[10] Gold 25,000^
Poland (ZPAV)[11] Gold 5,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[12] Gold 3,000x
United States (RIAA)[13] Gold 50,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Album review at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 August 2011.
  2. ^ Rolling Stone album review[dead link]
  3. ^ "Roger Waters – In the Flesh – Live". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "In the Flesh Live – Roger Waters: Awards". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Roger Waters | Longplay-Chartverfolgung". Musicline.de (in German). Phononet. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Roger Waters – In the Flesh – Live". GfK Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Roger Waters – In the Flesh – Live". Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Roger Waters – In the Flesh – Live". Portuguesecharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Brazilian video certifications – Roger Waters – In the Flesh – Live" (in Portuguese). Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Roger Waters; 'In the Flesh')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  11. ^ "Polish video certifications – Roger Waters – In the Flesh – Live" (in Polish). Polish Producers of Audio and Video (ZPAV). Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  12. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Roger Waters; 'In the Flesh – Live')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  13. ^ "American video certifications – Roger Waters – In the Flesh: Live". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 26 March 2013.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Video Longform, then click SEARCH

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