Live at the Wireless (Ash album)

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Live at the Wireless
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Live album by Ash
Released 17 February 1997
Recorded Triple J Studios, Australia October 1996
Genre Rock
Label Deathstar
Producer Phil McKellar
Ash chronology
Live at the Wireless
Nu-Clear Sounds
(1998)Nu-Clear Sounds1998

Live at the Wireless was a limited edition, live album by Northern Irish rock group, Ash, released on 17 February 1997. It was recorded live at radio station, Triple J Studios, in Australia during their 1996 tour and appeared on the band's own label, Deathstar. 120,000 copies were pressed, it managed to peak at number 85 in the UK Albums Chart.[1]

"What Deaner Was Talking About" is a cover of the song by Ween.

A fuller version of the session was issued as part of the 3 disc collector's edition of the band's 1977 album, a re-issue released in 2008.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
NME 9/10[citation needed]
Q 3/5 stars October 2000

AllMusic's Stephen Thomas Erlewine described Live at the Wireless as "a vigorous but curiously unengaging live recording that just misses its full potential."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Darkside Lightside" – 3:04
  2. "Girl From Mars" – 2:53
  3. "Oh Yeah" – 4:25
  4. "T-Rex" – 2:10
  5. "I'd Give You Anything" – 3:10
  6. "Kung Fu" – 2:25
  7. "What Deaner Was Talking About" – 2:14
  8. "Goldfinger" – 4:27
  9. "Petrol" – 4:00
  10. "A Clear Invitation to the Dance" – 7:58


  1. ^ "Live at the Wireless". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 17 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Live at the Wireless – Ash". AllMusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 17 June 2015.