Big Sky presents Heart & Soul [DVD]

This live performance includes three original Steve Louw songs that have never been released as studio recordings: “Mama”, “Bound And Chained” and “Ten Men”.

Heart & Soul was recorded live at The Little Theatre, Cape Town on 31 October and 1 November 2008. Released on DVD in 2009 by Sony Music Entertainment, catalogue number: DVBSP3211. Recorded by Johan Griessel. Mixed by Neil Snyman. Directed by Glen Thomas and Mark Siebert. Staged by David Kramer.

Heart & Soul DVD
Heart & Soul DVD

Tracks

  1. Pony Blues
  2. Strange Room
  3. Diamond Heart
  4. Around Again
  5. The Wind Blows
  6. Hell’s Gates
  7. Mama
  8. Bound And Chained
  9. Ten Men
  10. Black Sun
  11. Diamonds And Dirt
  12. Raise Up Your Hand
  13. Kathleen
  14. Mr. Green
  15. The Road Ahead
  16. Bye Bye Johnny
  17. Fade Away
  18. Bring The Night On
  19. One Cut With A Knife
  20. Waiting For The Dawn
  21. Take My Heart
  22. John The Revelator

All songs composed by Steve Louw except “John The Revelator” (Traditional)

Musicians

  • Steve Louw: vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Willem Moller: electric and slide guitars
  • Tim Rankin: drums, percussion
  • Jacques Steyn: double bass, electric bass, mandolin
  • Simon Orange: keyboards, tea-chest bass
  • Rob Nagel: harmonica

Recorded live in front of a sell-out crowd at Cape Town’s historic Little Theatre. The show captures iconic South African songwriter Steve Louw and his band performing classic material from their other albums as well as previously unreleased songs.

Reviews

Steve Louw, sanger van die groep Big Sky, is al vir 25 jaar een van die mees gerekende liedjieskrywers in die land. Die groep se langverwagte DVD, Heart & Soul het musiekliefhebbers in hul noppies.

Die Burger deur Theunis Engelbrecht

Published by Brian Currin

Playlist Creator & Web Marketer. The son of a church organist father and pianist mother, South African born Brian Currin grew up surrounded by music. In his pre-teen years he realised that he had no real talent for playing music and he couldn't sing, so he immersed himself in the world of music by listening, exploring and researching. Which he still does today. He served in the military for five years, then spent many years in corporate sales and marketing until his involvement in the re-discovery of Rodriguez, opened up a whole new world for him. He was the Content Editor for Rhythm Online, South Africa's first online music store, from 2006 to 2012. He ran Mabu Vinyl, the iconic music store seen in the Oscar-winning "Searching For Sugar Man" film from 2013 to 2019. His voice could be heard on the streaming radio station All Jazz Radio where he hosted the Vagabond Show from 2012 to 2019. He is very involved in promoting South African music, and is the co-owner of a number of music-related websites including www.rock.co.za which he founded in 1999.

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