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Jane's Addiction (Live) [Explicit]

January 1, 1987 | Format: MP3

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  • Original Release Date: January 1, 1987
  • Label: Triple X Records
  • Copyright: (c) 1987 Triple X Records
  • Total Length: 39:58
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  • Format: Explicit Lyrics
  • ASIN: B004IDYO3E
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #33,477 Paid in Albums (See Top 100 Paid in Albums)

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This band is one of the best!
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When you realize that this is recorded in 1986-1987 you will understand how ahead these guys really were.
Brian Moore
This album (as with their other albums) is basically just great music.
Sierra

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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful By D. I. Javier on August 29, 2002
Format: Audio CD
the review calls the cover version of Sympathy for the Devil "dubious." dubious nothing. Perry Farrell makes a better devil than Mick Jagger any day. the segue from Rock 'n Roll to Sympathy might be the best moment on the album.
yes, it's a live performance, recorded at the Roxy in LA, I believe, but they did some studio overdubbing so that the sound quality does not suffer. besides... Jane's is, above all, a live band. their recordings are great, but live play is where they really deliver.
only two of the songs on this album are recorded on the studio albums (Pigs in Zen and Jane Says). there are some high-quality songs here that you need to hear to understand the full Jane's Addiction vibe. Whores and Trip Away, especially, are old-time fan favorites that the more discerning Jane's fan looks forward to at a live show. Chip Away, a raging, percussive exercise in drum thunder and spooky downtempo vocals, is the song they used to close the show during their 2001 tour, and that one brings down the house.
it's an interesting look into the band's raw and gritty club days. it's not as immediately accessible as their other work, but it certainly grows on you over time. this album won't have the broad appeal that the two later studio albums did, but it's a must-have for any Jane's fan. if you own Ritual de lo Habitual and Nothing's Shocking, and you really enjoyed them, pick this one up. if you don't own any Jane's, I'd definitely suggest you get Nothing's Shocking or Ritual first.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Stephen B. Wright on October 29, 2005
Format: Audio CD
I discovered Jane's with their album Nothing's Shocking and it changed my life. I was a devout metalhead at that time and was a huge fan of Metallica( that was the glory days of Metallica). Jane's slowly but surely became my favorite band. I bought this album somtime around 1989 I believe. I love this album it is a really raw sounding record and it shows how powerful the band was at that time. The song that became my favorite and was the main reason I bought the album was the cover of Sympathy for the Devil. Jane's made that song seem very eerie more so than The Stones ever did. Jane's made me realize that music should make you experience the feelings and emotions in the songs. They turned me from a metalhead to an alternative fan for life. Maybe I am being too sentimental or just reacting like most people as they get older but I miss the way the bands were during the years of 1988 till about 1997. Music was fun to me then and I was always discovering new bands to listen to. I find myself going back to listen to my older cd's now and rediscovering all this great music now because I just don't see that many amazing new bands anymore.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By xodiaq on November 19, 2005
Format: Audio CD
Jane's Addiction had the gall and attitude to release their very first EP as a live album. That alone should tell you where this disc is coming from. Unlike what the Editorial would make you think, theres nothing punk about Janes, they've always been the red, raw underbelly of a bizarre experiment with Glam Rock and Psychedelia, and there is no better way to hear them than this live, no coverups or touch ups gem.

I personally tend to HATE live discs as they sound like that bunch of garbage the Hendrix estate has been putting out that were no more than cheap bootlegs, but this disc is nothing of the sort. The first few times I heard this, I had no clue it was live, I thought they were adding crowd sounds to give it a feel, and there isn't much of that. The performance is phenominal, and the mix is amazingly consistent for live disc.

If you love Janes and you don't have this one yet, buy it now. You can kick yourself later.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Brian Moore on August 13, 2003
Format: Audio CD
I understand that the new Jane's Album is fantastic for what it is...but ahh why the caveat? Live, Shocking and Ritual, that's why! Listen to this album to hear Jane's for what they truly were. The glory of down and dirty rock neo-punk, an orgy for the ears. It oozes a dirty sexuality that you fear but cannot ignore. This disk has it all. Ladies and Gentlemen this is it. The real thing. When you realize that this is recorded in 1986-1987 you will understand how ahead these guys really were. Bring
Back Eric Avery!!!!!
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Mark Williams on July 1, 2003
Format: Audio CD
We're all pushed out of the womb several times in life. The first when we enter this world (thanks mom!) The second push comes as a teenager you become aware of a world so vast, and so beyond your imagination that for a moment you are suspended in incomprehensible confusion and rage and devotion and ideas and it didn't matter if you were a maladjusted teen jerk-off or a hardcore punk, but a dreadded guy in a dress and big yellow micky mouse gloves is kissing his lead guitarist as sound and light and drop dead class A freak babes and an overwhelming sense of revolution bombs your brain and you realize that everything had suddenly changed forever. For hundreds of thousands of kids around the world in the late 80's, Janes was right there pushing and pulling us out of our wombs into new lives. And ... those mickey mouse gloves were freaky.
Some people were drawn to the genere-crashing sound. Tribal. Metal. Dub. Freaked out f'ed up echo wah solo madness. I was drawn to the poet warrior side of this band. "Chip Away" gets a little maligned in these reviews and it was by far the masterpiece on this record that pushed me out into this world for he second time. It was the crushing power of the drums (played on a mic'd up ice chest live) and the lyrics. God help us those lyrics.
CHIP AWAY
I chip away
Cause I'm not ok
So I
I chip away
Poked a hole right into myself
And inside I found someone
Who said I was O.K.
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