Mirrorball (Sarah McLachlan album)

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Mirrorball
Live album by Sarah McLachlan
Released June 15, 1999 (US)
Recorded 1998
Genre Pop
Length 65:38
Label Nettwerk (Canada)
Arista (US)
Producer Pierre Marchand
Sarah McLachlan chronology
Surfacing
(1997)
Mirrorball
(1999)
Remixed
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 4.5/5 stars[2]

Mirrorball is a 1999 live album by Sarah McLachlan, compiled from performances during the Surfacing tour in 1997-98. Most of the 14 songs are from McLachlan's two most recent albums at the time, Fumbling Towards Ecstasy and Surfacing.

The live LP was a commercial success, entering top 3 on both Billboard 200 and Canadian Albums Chart. The live performance of "I Will Remember You" was re-released as a single (having previously released in 1995 and 1996) and was a commercial success, entering top 15 on both Billboard Hot 100 and Canadian Hot 100 charts.

The live performance of "I Will Remember You" won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Track listing[edit]

Original release[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Building a Mystery"   Sarah McLachlan, Marchand 4:06
2. "Hold On"   McLachlan 5:18
3. "Good Enough"   McLachlan 5:10
4. "I Will Remember You"   McLachlan/Egan/Merenda 3:41
5. "Adia"   McLachlan/Marchand 3:57
6. "I Love You"   McLachlan 4:28
7. "Do What You Have to Do"   McLachlan/Wolstenholme 4:09
8. "The Path of Thorns (Terms)"   McLachlan 6:03
9. "Fear"   McLachlan 5:00
10. "Possession"   McLachlan 5:12
11. "Sweet Surrender"   McLachlan 3:57
12. "Ice Cream"   McLachlan 3:02
13. "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy"   McLachlan/Marchand 5:46
14. "Angel"   McLachlan 5:49

Mirrorball: The Complete Concert[edit]

Mirrorball
Live album by Sarah McLachlan
Released 2006
Recorded 1998
Genre Singer-songwriter
Label Nettwerk (Canada), Arista
Producer Ashwin Sood, Darren Salmieri
Sarah McLachlan chronology
iTunes Originals - Sarah McLachlan
2006
Mirrorball: The Complete Concert Wintersong
2006

Mirrorball: The Complete Concert is a two-disc expanded version of the album, collecting the same 14 songs and adding nine others for a total of 23. These performances were recorded during the final two nights of McLachlan's Surfacing tour, at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon on April 20–21, 1998.

All tracks written by Sarah McLachlan, except where noted.

Disc One[edit]

  1. "Building a Mystery" – 4:23 (McLachlan/Pierre Marchand)
  2. "Plenty" - 3:19
  3. "Hold On" – 5:10
  4. "Good Enough" – 5:00
  5. "Do What You Have to Do" – 4:07 (McLachlan/Wolstenholme)
  6. "Witness" - 4:43 (McLachlan/Marchand)
  7. "Wait" - 4:48
  8. "I Will Remember You" – 3:33 (McLachlan/Egan/Merenda)
  9. "Ice" - 4:39
  10. "I Love You" – 4:25
  11. "I Will Not Forget You" - 5:43 (McLachlan/Phillips)

Disc Two[edit]

  1. "The Path of Thorns (Terms)" – 6:32
  2. "Mary" - 4:01
  3. "Adia" – 3:51 (McLachlan/Marchand)
  4. "Fear" – 4:44
  5. "Elsewhere" - 5:05
  6. "Vox" - 5:11
  7. "Into the Fire" - 3:46 (McLachlan/Marchand)
  8. "Possession" – 5:13
  9. "Ice Cream" – 4:38
  10. "Sweet Surrender" – 4:07
  11. "Fumbling Towards Ecstasy" – 6:04 (McLachlan/Marchand)
  12. "Angel" – 6:11

Personnel[edit]

  • Sarah McLachlan - Vocals, Guitars, Piano
  • Ashwin Sood - Drums, Percussion, Background Vocals
  • Brian Minato - Bass
  • David Sinclair - Guitars, Background Vocals
  • Sean Ashby - Guitars, Background Vocals
  • Camille Henderson - Background Vocals
  • Vincent Jones - Keyboards, Background Vocals

References[edit]