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The Call

Tribute to Michael Been

Tribute to Michael Been

UPC: 085365496026

Format: LP

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The remaining members of acclaimed California new wave band the Call reunited in early 2013 to pay tribute to their fallen leader, Michael Been. Been, who formed the band in 1980, suffered a fatal heart attack in 2010 while working backstage as a sound engineer for his son Robert Levon Been's band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Throughout the '80s the Call released an impressive seven albums and were known for their passionate, literate, and often political music. The group disbanded in 2000 after the release of their Live Under the Red Moon concert album and Been became active during the following decade working behind the scenes with his son's band. It's fitting, then, that Robert Been would serve as his father's stand-in on this poignant tribute show, which was recorded in April 2013. Robert's moody vocals and steady bass complement the Call's work quite well, and the band turns in stirring renditions of 14 classic songs from its deep catalog. ~ Timothy Monger


1 - Everywhere I Go
2 - I Still Believe
3 - I Don't Wanna
4 - Floating Back
5 - Into the Woods
6 - Turn a Blind Eye
7 - Oklahoma
8 - You Were There
9 - Red Moon
10 - Let the Day Begin
11 - Modern Romans
12 - You Run
13 - Walls Came Down
14 - Uncovered