Kansas Point of Know Return Live & Beyond 180g Vinyl 3LP + 2CD
Kansas' new release Point of Know Return Live & Beyond was co-produced by Phil Ehart and Richard Williams, and was recorded and mixed by Chad Singer.
The album features 22 songs selected from 12 shows recorded in 2019 and 2020 during the legendary progressive rockers' Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour. The setlist includes classic hits, deep cuts, and culminates with the band's sextuple-platinum album, Point of Know Return, performed in its entirety.
Following the success of the band's Leftoverture Anniversary Tour, Kansas followed that tour up with the even more popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour. The overwhelming success of that tour, and the previous live album, Leftoverture Live & Beyond, led the band, along with Inside Out Music, to release selected songs from the tour as a live album.
"We knew we wanted to release a live album of the Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour. Being unable to tour for more than a year has given us the opportunity to work on Point of Know Return Live & Beyond and release it for our fans who are missing live concerts as much as we are," said drummer and album co-producer, Phil Ehart.
"When we discussed who would mix the album, we thought the best possible person would be the guy who mixes the band live every night and recorded the shows on the road. Nobody knows better how Kansas sounds live than our front of house engineer, Chad Singer!" "This live album sounds great," adds guitarist and co-producer, Richard Williams.
"We wanted to make sure this album captures and represents how Kansas sounds live in concert. Point of Know Return Live & Beyond does just that."
Along with original Kansas band members Phil Ehart on drums and Richard Williams on lead guitar, Point of Know Return Live & Beyond, features Tom Brislin on keyboards and vocals, Billy Greer on bass and vocals, Ronnie Platt on lead vocals and keyboards, David Ragsdale on violin and vocals, and Zak Rizvi on guitar and vocals. Available here as a triple 180-gram vinyl LP plus 2CD set.
Kansas Point of Know Return Live & Beyond Track Listing:
1. Cold Grey Morning
2. Two Cents Worth
3. The Wall
4. Song For America
7. Taking in the View
8. Miracles out of Nowhere
9. Point of Know Return
11. The Spider
12. Portrait (He Knew)
13. Closet Chronicles
14. Lightning's Hand
15. Dust in the Wind
16. Sparks of the Tempest
17. Nobody's Home
18. Hopelessly Human
19. Carry On Wayward Son
20. People of the Southwind
22. Lonely Wind