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LEFTOVERTURE LIVE & BEYOND

Kansas

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4.67 | 29 ratings | 1 reviews | 55% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

CD 1
1. Icarus II
2. Icarus (Borne on Wings of Steel)
3. Point of Know Return
4. Paradox
5. Journey from Mariabronn
6. Lamplight Symphony
7. Dust in the Wind
8. Rhythm in the Spirit
9. The Voyage of Eight Eighteen
10. Section 60

CD 2
1. Carry On Wayward Son
2. The Wall
3. What's on My Mind
4. Miracles Out of Nowhere
5. Opus Insert
6. Questions of My Childhood
7. Cheyenne Anthem
8. Magnum Opus
9. Portrait (He Knew)

Line-up / Musicians

- Ronnie Platt / lead vocals, piano
- Rich Williams / electric & acoustic guitars, co-producer
- Zak Rizvi / electric guitar, vocals, co-producer
- David Manion / piano, organ, keyboards, sound designer
- David Ragsdale / violin, vocals
- Billy Greer / bass, lead vocals
- Phil Ehart / drums, co-producer

Releases information

Label: Inside Out Music
Format: 2CD, Limited Deluxe Black Vinyl 4LP + 2CD
November 3, 2017

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KANSAS Leftoverture Live & Beyond ratings distribution


4.67
(29 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(55%)
55%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
38%
Good, but non-essential (3%)
3%
Collectors/fans only (3%)
3%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

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Review by Evolver
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5 stars After reintroducing themselves with an impressive comeback album, "The Prelude Implicit", in 2016, Kansas of course had to tour and give us a live album.

The chose to give us a complete performance of "Leftoverture", along with a big helping of classic Kansas tracks, and three from their latest album.

Astonishingly, this may be the best Kansas live album in their catalog.

Focusing on the seventies track, they ignore completely the albums "Monolith" through "Always Never The Same", and it appears to have been a smart decision. This group seems to flourish in the most difficult passages of Kerry Livgren's epic compositions.

"Icarus II" and "Icarus" (yes, they are played out of order here) are both breathtaking, as are most of the set.

The performance of "Leftoverture", from start to finish, is breathtaking.

Even the tracks from "The Prelude Implicit" come off well, the live setting adding energy to the performance.

If you were wondering if these new Kansas album were worth checking out, absolutely they are!!!

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