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Watch Steve Winwood’s New Live Video for “Back In The High Life Again”

On September 1st, Steve Winwood will release his first ever live album as a solo artist, a 2CD/4LP collection sourced from Winwood’s personal archives of live performances.

The 23-song tracklist, hand picked by Winwood, includes the 1986 “Back in the High Life Again,” the official video for which can be seen below.

“I wrote this song with Will Jennings and it was the first song of mine that featured mandolin which I played,” says Winwood. “I remember being told that they used it to wake up the astronauts one morning.”

Winwood Greatest Hits Live features previously unreleased material touching on all aspects of his extensive catalog, including contemporary arrangements of the music he created with the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and his solo recordings. The collection channels R&B, Jazz, Funk, Classic Rock, Pop and Folk, highlighting Winwood’s unique ability to fuse multiple genres into a singular, cohesive musical expression.

Singer-songwriter, legendary vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, mandolin player, producer, Grammy winner and BMI Icon Steve Winwood has sold over 50 million records in the course of his five-decade career. During that time he has remained a primary figure in Rock ‘n’ Roll, a respected innovator who has helped to create some of the genre’s most celebrated achievements. His skills as a composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist have developed an impressive catalog of popular music.

Winwood Greatest Hits Live – full track list:

Disc 1:

1. I’m A Man
2. Them Changes
3. Fly
4. Can’t Find My Way Home
5. Had To Cry Today
6. Low Spark of High Heeled Boys
7. Empty Pages
8. Back In The High Life Again
9. Higher Love
10. Dear Mr Fantasy
11. Gimme Some Lovin’

Disc 2:

1. Rainmaker
2. Pearly Queen
3. Glad
4. Why Can’t We Live Together
5. 40,000 Headmen
6. Walking In The Wind
7. Medicated Goo
8. John Barleycorn
9. While You See A Chance
10. Arc Of A Diver
11. Freedom Overspill
12. Roll With It

Steve Winwood Tour Dates:

September 1 Chumash Casino Santa Ynez, CA
September 2 Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Indio, CA
September 3 Grand Sierra Resort Reno, NV
September 5 Mountain Winery Saratoga, CA
September 6 Fox Theater Oakland, CA
September 8 Chateau Ste Michelle Winery Woodinville, WA
September 9 Maryhill Winery Amphitheater Goldendale, WA
September 11 Luther Burbank Center Santa Rosa, CA
September 13 Hollywood Bowl Hollywood, CA
September 14 Humphrey’s San Diego, CA
September 16 Ellie Caulkins Opera House Denver, CO
September 17 Telluride Blues and Brews Festival Telluride, CO
September 19 Irving Music Factory Irving, TX
September 20 Austin City Limits Live Austin, TX
September 21 Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land Sugar Land, TX
September 23 XFinity Theatre Hartford, CT
September 24 Jones Beach Amphitheatre Wantagh, NY

 

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