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Mavis Staples Lines Up February Release For New Live Album

Monday, 05 November 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Mavis Staples has announced details of a new live album.

'Live In London' will arrive on February 8 through Anti-, marking her first concert recording since 2008’s ‘Hope at the Hideout’. The collection was captured over two nights at the Union Chapel and produced by Staples, who said:

“It’s kind of unbelievable to me that I’m still recording. I never thought I would still be singing at my age, and people seem to really want to hear me, they know me, they give me love—I'm just overwhelmed, really. I thank God every night before I go to bed and then again every morning for waking up.”

Staples' most recent LP, meanwhile, was 'If All I Was Was Black'. It arrived in November 2017 and marked the third time she had collaborated with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, who composed the record.

Head below to watch her powerful performance of No Time For Cryin’ and to check out the album's artwork and tracklist.

'Live In London' tracklist:

1. Love and Trust (Written by Ben Harper)
2. Who Told You That (Written by Jeff Tweedy)
3. Slippery People (Written by Talking Heads)
4. What You Gonna Do – Intro
5. What You Gonna Do (Written by Pops Staples)
6. Take Us Back (Written by Benjamin Booker)
7. You Are Not Alone (Written by Jeff Tweedy)
8. No Time For Cryin’ (Written by Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples)
9. Can You Get to That (Written by George Clinton and Ernie Harris)
10. Let’s Do It Again (Written by Curtis Mayfield)
11. Dedicated (Written by Justin Vernon and Matthew Ward)
12. We’re Gonna Make It (Written by Gene Barge, Billy Davis, Raynard Miner and Carl William Smith)
13. Encore: Happy Birthday
14. Touch A Hand (Written by Homer Banks, Carl Hampton and Raymond Jackson)





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