A Night At Red Rocks – The Moody Blues – 1993

Album

Live

Album A Night At Red Rocks by The Moody Blues
Album A Night At Red Rocks by The Moody Blues

This album is a live recording of the legendary British rock band The Moody Blues, performing at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, USA, on September 9, 1993. The concert was part of the band’s 25th anniversary tour, and featured a full orchestra conducted by Larry Baird. The album captures the magic and energy of the night, as the band played some of their classic hits, such as “Nights in White Satin”, “Tuesday Afternoon”, and “Question”, as well as newer songs from their 1991 album Keys of the Kingdom. The album also includes two previously unreleased tracks, “Lean on Me (Tonight)” and “Highway”. The album was released in October 1993, and received positive reviews from critics and fans alike. It was certified gold by the RIAA in 1997, and remains one of the most popular live albums by The Moody Blues.

The album A Night At Red Rocks is considered to be one of The Moody Blues’ best live albums. It is notable for its faithful rendition of the band’s classic hits, the powerful performances of the band and orchestra, and the stunning setting of the Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Credits

  • Justin Hayward – vocals, guitars
  • John Lodge – vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Ray Thomas – vocals, flutes, percussion
  • Graeme Edge – drums, percussion, spoken word on “Late Lament”
  • Paul Bliss – keyboards
  • Bias Boshell – keyboards
  • June Boyce – backing vocals
  • Sue Shattock – backing vocals
  • The Colorado Symphony Orchestra

The different versions published for this album :