Live (Generation X album)

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Live
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Live album by Generation X
Released June 20, 2005
Recorded Hatfield Polytechnic, December 13, 1980
Genre Post-punk
Length 67:04
Label EMI
Generation X chronology
Live at Sheffield
(2003)
Live
(2005)

Live is a live album from New Romantic band Gen X,[1] recorded on December 13, 1980 at Hatfield Polytechnic.[2][3] The soundboard tapes remained unreleased and presumed lost forever until re-discovered by band's guitarist James Stevenson almost twenty-five years later. The album features the band playing a series of cover versions, several of which are featured for the first time on record.

Track listing[edit]

Live[edit]

All tracks written by Billy Idol and Tony James; except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What Do You Want"   3:42
2. "New Order"   2:56
3. "Heavens Inside"   2:58
4. "Untouchables" Idol 3:36
5. "Andy Warhol" David Bowie 3:11
6. "Stars Look Down"   4:34
7. "Joy Mama" Gene Vincent 1:09
8. "Vicious" Lou Reed 3:04
9. "Rock On" Gary Glitter, Mike Leander 2:16
10. "Jet Boy" David Johansen, Johnny Thunders 3:38
11. "Poison"   2:55
12. "Dancing with Myself"   4:18
13. "Kiss Me Deadly"   4:33
14. "Happy People"   4:46
15. "Ready Steady Go"   3:24
16. "King Rocker"   2:23
17. "Triumph"   3:39
18. "Gimme Some Truth" John Lennon 3:30
19. "Wild Youth"   2:45
20. "Your Generation"   3:55

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Live - Generation X | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. 2005-08-02. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  2. ^ "Gen X - The Final Lineup". Nemsworld.com. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  3. ^ "Review". Boredtennagers.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-03-27.