Considered one of the best live albums ever, despite talk about overdubbing, Live And Dangerous captured the band at their peak.
Brian Downey says:
“The thing that makes it good, although a lot of people criticised some overdubs, is that there are absolutely no drum overdubs on Live and Dangerous. I can say that without any shadow of a doubt, not a cymbal crash, not a snare hit, nothing. There are overdubs on one or two guitar solos, a couple of overdubs on Phil’s vocals because he wanted one or two little changes but the majority of the album is live.”
“Tony Visconti mixed and produced it. Everybody was happy with the drums and that saved me a lot of work because I just hate going out there and sticking on cymbal crashes when it doesn’t really need it. I kept everything nice and live.”
“Everything came together nicely on the nights we picked for the recordings. They caught us playing well and you can feel the atmosphere. I’m quite proud of that album.”
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