Live – Birth Control – 1974



Album Live by the band Birth Control
Album Live by the band Birth Control

Live is a double album by the German progressive rock band Birth Control, released in 1974.

It captures the band’s energetic performance in three different venues in June 1974, with Dieter Dierks as the recording engineer. The album showcases the band’s skillful fusion of krautrock, jazz-rock and prog rock, with a prominent role for Zeus B. Held’s organ and electric piano. The album features some of the band’s most popular songs, such as “The Work Is Done”, “Back from Hell” and “Gamma Ray”, as well as a cover of Little Richard’s “Long Tall Sally”. Live is considered one of the best live albums of the 1970s and a testament to Birth Control’s musical talent and charisma.

The album Live was released to critical acclaim and is considered to be one of Birth Control’s best albums. It is a must-have for fans of progressive rock and live music.

The personnel of the album Live – Birth Control – 1974 are:

  • Bernd Noske “Nossi” – drums, lead vocals, percussion
  • Bruno Frenzel – guitar, vocals, percussion
  • Peter Föller – bass, lead vocals, percussion
  • Zeus B. Held – organ, electric piano, vocals, percussion

The album was recorded live in June 1974 with Dieter Dierks “Recordomobile” at various locations in Germany and remixed at Dierks Studios in August 1974. It was released by CBS Records in 1974.

Source: Wikipedia

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