Released: 1990
Recorded: St. Anne's Cathedral, Brooklyn, N.Y. except "Blazing Away" recorded at RPM Studios
Producers: Hal Willner
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Label: Island

Blazing Away

Marianne Faithfull

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Marianne in Blazing Away at St. Anne's Cathedral in Brooklyn. Photo by Larry White
Marianne in Blazing Away at St. Anne's Cathedral in Brooklyn. Photo by Larry White
Recorded live on November 25th and 26th, 1989 at St. Anne's Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York, except Blazing Away recorded September 1988 at RPM Studios, with additional overdubs at Sigma Sound Studios of N.Y.C. Musician Credits: Vocals – Marianne Faithfull Bass, Backing Vocals – Fernando Saunders Drums – Dougie Bowne (tracks: 1 to 10, 12, 13) Guitar – Marc Ribot (tracks: 1 to 10, 12, 13) Keyboards, Accordion – Garth Hudson (tracks: 1 to 10, 12, 13) Guitar, Backing Vocals – Barry Reynolds (tracks: 1 to 10, 12, 13) Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Lew Soloff (tracks: 1 to 10, 12, 13) Cowbell, kick drum – Nelson Stump - (track 10) Musical Director – Barry Reynolds Blazing Away was also issued on Island video with a slightly different setlist that ommited the studio recording of 'Blazing Away' and 'She Moved Through The Fair' but included 'Falling From Grace', 'Blue Millionaire' and 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams'. The video has long been out of print and is highly sought after by fans, all the more so because the master tapes are believed to be lost making a commercial re-release on DVD unlikely.
The cover of the Blazing Away VHS
The cover of the Blazing Away VHS
1. Prisons Du Roy 2. Falling From Grace 3. Blue Millionaire 4. Strange Weather 5. Guilt 6. Sister Morphine 7. Working Class Hero 8. When I Find My Life 9. The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan 10. As Tears Go By 11. Why D’ya Do It 12. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams 13. Broken English 14. Times Square