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Download links and information about Live by Big Star. This album was released in 2006 and it belongs to Rock, Punk, Pop, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 48:40 minutes.

Artist: Big Star
Release date: 2006
Genre: Rock, Punk, Pop, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 15
Duration: 48:40
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. September Gurls 3:12
2. Way Out West 2:41
3. Mod Lang 2:38
4. Don't Lie to Me 3:29
5. O My Soul 5:31
6. Interview 2:54
7. The Ballad of El Goodo 3:54
8. Thirteen 2:54
9. I'm In Love With a Girl 2:04
10. Motel Blues 3:10
11. In the Street 2:55
12. You Get What You Deserve 3:28
13. Daisy Glaze 3:49
14. Back of a Car 2:30
15. She's a Mover 3:31

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Big Star Live offers a snapshot of Alex Chilton and his comrades in the midst of a 1974 tour, struggling against internal demons and the indifference of the music biz. This set — taken from a WLIR radio broadcast — draws upon songs from the band’s first two albums, augmented by a cover of Loudon Wainwright’s “Motel Blues.” Tunes like “O My Soul,” “Back of a Car” and “In the Street” sound lean and feisty, while “I’m in Love With a Girl” and “Thirteen” shine with wistful grace. “The Ballad of El Goodo” — an anthem of youthful idealism — takes on particular poignancy here. Throughout, there’s a sense of the band’s mounting troubles and shaky unity. The brief interview included on the album provides a revelatory moment — Chilton dispenses with promotional happy-talk and reveals his disillusionment with his career thus far. While this album is no substitute for their legendary studio albums, Big Star Live does give a sense of the band’s collective mood as they teetered between elusive success and looming burnout.