Live from Dakota

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Live from Dakota
Live album by
Released3 April 2006 (2006-04-03) (UK)
18 April 2006 (2006-04-18) (US)
LabelVox Populi Records/V2 Records
ProducerKelly Jones
Stereophonics chronology
Live from London EP
Live from Dakota
Pull the Pin
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic(58/100) [1]
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Delusions of Adequacy3.5/5 stars[3]
NOW3.5/5 stars[5]
Q2/5 stars[7]
Uncut2/5 stars[8]

Live from Dakota is the first live album by Welsh rock band Stereophonics. It is a 2-disc compilation featuring 20 tracks spanning the first five of the band's albums and capturing the best of their 2005 world tour. Rather than being a recording of single show, every night of the tour was recorded and the band picked out the best version of each song individually. The album title is therefore not literal, but references the name of their first UK number one single. In the UK it was released on V2, whereas the American release it was released on Vox Populi Records, the band's own imprint label.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Kelly Jones.[9]

Disc 1
1."Superman"Kelly Jones5:02
2."Doorman"Kelly Jones4:01
3."A Thousand Trees"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Stuart Cable3:26
4."Devil"Kelly Jones4:47
5."Mr. Writer"Kelly Jones, Marshall Bird5:32
6."Pedalpusher"Kelly Jones3:21
7."Deadhead"Kelly Jones3:17
8."Maybe Tomorrow"Kelly Jones4:25
9."The Bartender and the Thief"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Cable3:49
10."Local Boy in the Photograph"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Cable4:04
Total length:41:44
Disc 2
11."Hurry Up and Wait"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Cable5:13
12."Madame Helga"Kelly Jones3:51
13."Vegas Two Times"Kelly Jones3:54
14."Carrot Cake and Wine"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Cable4:49
15."I'm Alright (You Gotta Go There to Come Back)"Kelly Jones5:11
16."Jayne"Kelly Jones4:09
17."Too Many Sandwiches"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Cable6:31
18."Traffic"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Cable5:08
19."Just Looking"Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Cable5:19
20."Dakota"Kelly Jones6:27
Total length:50:32


Charts and certifications[edit]


  1. ^ "Live From Dakota". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  2. ^ Wilson, MacKenzie (22 March 2005). "Language. Sex. Violence. Other?". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  3. ^ Price, Jacob (27 April 2006). "Stereophonics – Live from Dakota". Delusions of Adequacy. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Stereophonics: Live From Dakota". NME: 392. 8 April 2006.
  5. ^ Raynor, Brent (April 2006). "Stereophonics". NOW. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  6. ^ MacNeil, Jason (21 April 2006). "Stereophonics: Live From Dakota". PopMatters. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  7. ^ "Stereophonics: Live From Dakota". Q. May 2006. p. 130.
  8. ^ "Stereophonics: Live From Dakota". Uncut. May 2006. p. 124.
  9. ^ a b c Live From Dakota (CD booklet). Stereophonics. V2 Records. 2006.CS1 maint: others (link)
  10. ^ "Live from Dakota credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  11. ^ "STEREOPHONICS - LIVE FROM DAKOTA" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 19 September 2013.
  12. ^ "STEREOPHONICS - LIVE FROM DAKOTA (ALBUM)" (in French). Retrieved 19 September 2013.
  13. ^ "DISCOGRAPHY STEREOPHONICS". Retrieved 19 September 2013.
  14. ^ "2006 Top 40 Official Albums Chart UK Archive - 15th April 2006". Official Charts Company. 7 April 2006. Retrieved 19 September 2013.
  15. ^ "Certified Awards". BPI. 22 July 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2013. Note: Live from Dakota has to be searched manually.

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