Light Fuse, Get Away

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Light Fuse, Get Away
Live album by Widespread Panic
Released April 12, 1998
Recorded 1997
Genre Rock, southern rock, Jam
Length 149:40
Label Capricorn (1998)
Zomba (2001)
Producer John Keane
Widespread Panic chronology
Bombs & Butterflies
(1997)
Light Fuse, Get Away
(1998)
'Til the Medicine Takes
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Light Fuse, Get Away is the first live album released by the Athens, GA based band Widespread Panic. It was first released by Capricorn Records on April 12, 1998. It would later be re-released in 2001 by Zomba Music Group. The album was recorded over various concerts by the band in 1997. Pickin' Up The Pieces featured Branford Marsalis on saxophone and was recorded on September 7, 1997 in Boston.

On April 18, 1998, the band played a free live show in downtown Athens as part of their CD release party. The concert was filmed and released on DVD and CD as Panic in the Streets According to the band, attendance was estimated at around 100,000 people. This in turn broke a previous record by Metallica for "largest record release party".

The album reached a peak position of #67 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Porch Song" – 7:42
  2. "Disco" – 4:23
  3. "Diner" – 14:04
  4. "Wondering" – 4:24
  5. "Love Tractor" – 5:52
  6. "Pilgrims" – 8:35
  7. "Space Wrangler" – 9:00
  8. "Travelin' Light" (Cale) – 5:51
  9. "Pickin' Up the Pieces" – 5:30
  10. "Conrad" – 9:01

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Papa Legba" (Byrne) – 7:10
  2. "Rebirtha" – 7:51
  3. "Rock" – 6:33
  4. "Greta" – 10:44
  5. "Barstools & Dreamers" – 10:53
  6. "Impossible/Jam" – 10:51
  7. "Drums" – 6:25
  8. "Gimme" – 6:01
  9. "Pigeons" – 8:56

Personnel[edit]

Widespread Panic

John Bell - guitar, vocals
Michael Houser - guitar, vocals
Todd Nance - percussion, drums, vocals
Domingo S. Ortiz - percussion
Dave Schools - bass, percussion, vocals
John Hermann - keyboards


John Keane - producer, mixing
Brad Blettenburg - assistant engineer
Billy Fields - assistant
Frank Gargiulo - art direction
Eve Kakassy - photography
Ken Love - mastering
Branford Marsalis - horn
Thomas G. Smith - photography
Jeremy Stein - photography
Buck Williams - management

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koda, Cub. Light Fuse, Get Away at AllMusic. Retrieved June 14, 2012.

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