On July 13, 1991, Aussie rockers INXS played to a sold-out crowd of 72,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium, exactly six years to the day after Live Aid was held at the same venue. The concert was recorded for a live album and film, and in this installment of Vintage Video, we present the entire 90-minute “Live Baby Live” concert film.
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The classic ’80s-era lineup of Ultravox — Midge Ure, Billy Currie, Chris Cross and Warren Cann, who reunited onstage in 2009 for the first time since Live Aid — this spring will follow up their comeback tours with the 12-track Brilliant, their first new studio album together in 28 years, EMI Records announced today.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of Live Aid, the Bob Geldof-organized African famine relief concert that remains one of the cultural signposts of the ’80s. For readers of this site, the event is perhaps best remembered as the tipping point in U2’s ascent from college-rock upstarts to global superstars.
Tweet Today we launch a new feature called Milestones — which looks back at important events or releases in the ’80s college-rock pantheon — with […]
Tweet U2’s 25th anniversary reissue of The Unforgettable Fire will include a pair of tracks left over from that album’s 1983 sessions, as well as […]