Midge Ure, 'The Works'

Ultravox frontman and solo artist Midge Ure will be the subject of a new 2CD, 32-track best-of dubbed The Works this spring as he puts the finishing touches on a new live album that was recorded in Chicago earlier this year during his rare North American solo tour.

The new best-of is due out March 25 in the U.K. via Music Club Deluxe, and features album cuts, singles, live tracks and mixes, including “If I Was,” two versions of “Dear God” and a live version of Visage’s hit “Fade to Grey,” which Ure helped write and sang on while he was in that band.

See full tracklist below.

As for the live album, Ure recently posted a video update for fans in which he announced the project, to be called Midge Ure: Live in Chicago and sold via his website. The album was recorded Jan. 19 at the Mayne Stage in Chicago, although it’s not yet known what songs it will include or when it will be released.

“It’s great because it’s some of the same old songs, but with a slightly different take because it’s got different musicians playing,” Ure says in the video, which you can watch below.

 

Tracklist: Midge Ure, The Works

CD 1
1. “If I Was”
2. “That Certain Smile”
3. “Cold Cold Heart”
4. “Call Of The Wild”
5. “The Chieftain/The Dancer” (Live)
6. “Dear God”
7. “The Man Who Sold The World”
8. “Fade To Grey” (Live)
9. “Sister And Brother” (Single Edit)
10. “Living In The Past”
11. “She Cried”
12. “Answers To Nothing”
13. “When The Winds Blow” (Live)
14. “Remembrance Day”
15. “Textures”
16. “Mood Music”
17. “That Certain Smile” (Extended)

CD 2
1. “No Regrets”
2. “Wastelands”
3. “After A Fashion”
4. “I See Hope In The Morning Light”
5. “The Leaving (So Long)”
6. “Honorare”
7. “Fields Of Fire”
8. “Breathe”
9. “Oboe”
10. “Hell To Heaven”
11. “Answers To Nothing” (Extended Version)
12. “Dear God” (Extended Version)
13. “If I Was” (Extended Mix)
14. “The Gift” (Instrumental)
15. “Guns And Arrows” (Live)

 

 

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