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The Call featuring BRMC’s Robert Levon Been release live CD, DVD from reunion concert

The Call featuring BRMC’s Robert Levon Been release live CD, DVD from reunion concert

More than a year ago, the surviving members of The Call reunited with for a pair of concerts in California with Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club filling in for his late father Michael Been, and while a full tour never came to pass, the band has now released a CD and DVD.

Video: The Call plays first shows in 20 years — BRMC’s Robert Been fills in for late father

Video: The Call plays first shows in 20 years — BRMC’s Robert Been fills in for late father

The Call — best known for ’80s radio hits “The Walls Came Down,” “I Still Believe” and “Let the Day Begin” — reunited for the band’s first concerts in 20 years over the past two nights, performing in San Francisco and Los Angeles with Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club filling in for his late father.

The Call launches Pledge Music campaign to fund live reunion CD/DVD, possible box set

The Call launches Pledge Music campaign to fund live reunion CD/DVD, possible box set

The upcoming reunion of The Call — featuring the band’s original members plus Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club filling in for his late father Michael Been — will be filmed and recorded for a live DVD, CD and vinyl release, and the band has just launched a Pledge Music campaign to help fund the project.

The Call reunites after 20 years with BRMC’s Robert Been filling in for late father

The Call reunites after 20 years with BRMC’s Robert Been filling in for late father

The Call — best known for their ’80s radio hits “The Walls Came Down,” “I Still Believe” and “Let the Day Begin” — will reunite this spring for their first concerts in more than 20 years, with Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club filling in for his late father Michael Been, who died of a heart attack in 2010.

Free MP3: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club covers The Call’s ‘Let the Day Begin’

Free MP3: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club covers The Call’s ‘Let the Day Begin’

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club this week released the first single off their upcoming seventh album, ‘Specter at the Feast,’ as a free MP3 — and, perhaps not surprisingly, it’s a cover of “Let the Day Begin,” the classic 1989 single by The Call, whose frontman, the late Michael Been, is the father of BRMC’s Robert Levon Been.

Download: Stone Roses’ ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ covered by Raveonettes for Doc Martens

Download: Stone Roses’ ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ covered by Raveonettes for Doc Martens

Danish duo The Raveonettes has covered The Stone Roses’ classic ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ for Dr. Martens’ 50th anniversary; check out the video, a making-of clip and download a free MP3 of the track.

The Call’s Michael Been, 1950-2010

The Call’s Michael Been, 1950-2010

Singer/bassist Michael Been of modern-rock trio The Call — best known for their ’80s radio hits ‘The Walls Came Down,’ ‘I Still Believe’ and ‘Let the Day Begin’ — suffered a heart attack and died tonight backstage at the Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium. He was 60.