Cleopatra Records has announced “An Evening With TODD RUNDGREN – Live At The Ridgefield” out on August 26, 2016.
This will be an incredible concert experience for any follower of the American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and record producer. A milestone in multi-media entertainment it is available on CD, Vinyl, DVD, and Blu-ray, and stars the classic rock icon.
Watch the video clip of Todd’s thrilling performance of “Black and White ” [below] as featured on the upcoming release.
A Wizard, A True Star, the title of his 1973 solo album, aptly sums up the generous contributions made by this multi-faceted artist over his 50 year music career starting with the garage rock band Nazz in 1967.
As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and interactive artist, Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music.
He has also produced more than fifty records for other artists, including productions for Hall & Oates, Cheap Trick, Patti Smith, XTC, Grand Funk Railroad, The Band, and Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell.
The set-list for this extravaganza consists of milestone Rundgren classics taken from his rich back catalogue, including songs from the albums “Something/Anything” (1972), “A Wizard, a True Star” (1973), “Faithful” (1976), “Hermit of Mink Hollow” (1978), “The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect”(1982), “A Cappella”(1985), “2nd Wind” (1991), “One Long Year” (2000), “Liars” (2004), “Global” (2015), plus key cuts from the Utopia albums “Oops! Wrong Planet” (1977), “Swing To The Right” (1982) and “POV” (1985), as well as from the first two albums by Todd’s seminal 60’s band The Nazz (1968 and 1969)
Main picture Credit: © Stevo Rood