|Format||2LP Crystal Clear Vinyl/
Fleetwood Mac was at the top of its game in August 1977 when the band returned to its adopted home in Southern California to play three shows at The Forum in Los Angeles. Rumours had only been out a few weeks when the band left in February to tour the world, returning six months later to play three shows at The Forum for nearly 50,000 fans. Rumours achieved #1 in the UK and went well on its way to becoming one of the most successful albums ever released, which has been certified 14x Platinum in the UK.
RUMOURS LIVE captures the energy and excitement of the band’s opening night at The Forum on August 29, 1977. The nearly 90-minute performance includes live versions of most of the songs from Rumours and Fleetwood Mac, the group’s first multi-platinum #1 album, which came out in 1975.
The concert remained unreleased for decades until 2021, when “Gold Dust Woman” from the show was included as a bonus track on Live: Deluxe Edition, Rhino’s expanded version of Fleetwood Mac’s 1980 concert album. The other 17 songs on the collection have never been released before.
RUMOURS LIVE will be available on 8 September as a 2LP 140g Crystal Clear set as an RSD Stores & HMV exclusive, in a gatefold jacket with lacquers cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering. The release will be supported by a national press and radio campaign with heavyweight digital marketing.
Say You Love Me
Never Going Back Again
Over My Head
Gold Dust Woman
You Make Loving Fun
I’m So Afraid
Go Your Own Way
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