Kicking Television: Live in Chicago

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"It's the best it's ever felt," said Jeff Tweedy of these 2005 Wilco performances recorded in Chicago. Rolling Stone calls Kicking Television “a love letter to Wilco's dedicated fans and a definitive live statement from America's foremost rock impressionists.”

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"It's the best it's ever felt," said Jeff Tweedy of these 2005 Wilco performances recorded in Chicago. Rolling Stone calls Kicking Television “a love letter to Wilco's dedicated fans and a definitive live statement from America's foremost rock impressionists.”

ProductionCredits

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Wilco
Recorded live May 4-7, 2005, at the Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL
Recorded by Mike Konopka and Timothy Powell for Metro Mobile, Glenview, IL
Assisted by Dan Glomski, Michael Ways and Jordan McCormick
Mixed by Jim Scott with Stan Doty at Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, CA
Mastered by Nick Webb at Abbey Road, London, UK
Technical Crew: Jason Tobias, Frankie Montuoro, Matt Zivich, Chris Hoffman, Nathan Baker, Deborah Johnson and Andy Nemcik
Live mix by Stan Doty
Shows produced by Jam Productions, Chicago, IL

All songs written by Jeff Tweedy except disc 1, track 4 also by Michael Jorgensen, track 7 also by Jay Bennett / John Stirratt, track 9 also by Glenn Kotche, tracks 10, 11 also by Jay Bennett; disc 2, tracks 6, 7, 9 also by Jay Bennett. Disc 2, tracks 4, 5 words by Woody Guthrie, music by Jeff Tweedy; track 11 by Charles Wright / Yusef Rahman.

Design by Doyle Partners
Front cover photograph by Nathan Baker

Nonesuch Selection Number

79903

Number of Discs in Set
2discs
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Album Status
Artist Name
Wilco
MusicianDetails

MUSICIANS
Wilco:
Jeff Tweedy, guitar, vocals
John Stirratt, bass, vocals
Glenn Kotche, drums, percussion
Michael Jorgensen, keyboards, piano
Nels Cline, guitars, lap steel
Pat Sansone, keyboards, guitars, vocals

Additional Musicians:
Nick Broste, slide trombone
Patrick Newbery, trumpet, flugelhorn
Rich Parenti, baritone saxophone

Cover Art
UPC/Price
Label
CD+MP3
UPC
075597990324BUN
Label
MP3
Price
18.00
UPC
075597990362
  • Kicking Television: Live in Chicago
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News & Reviews

  • Congratulations to all of the Nonesuch nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards: Molly Tuttle for Best New Artist and Best Bluegrass Album for Crooked Tree with Golden Highway; The Black Keys for Best Rock Album for Dropout Boogie and Best Rock Performance for "Wild Child"; Dan Auerbach for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical; Cécile McLorin Salvant for Best Jazz Vocal Album for Ghost Song and Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals for "Optimistic Voices / No Love Dying"; Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade's LongGone for Best Instrumental Album; Brad Mehldau's Jacob's Ladder for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album; Punch Brothers' Hell on Church Street for Best Folk Album; Caroline Shaw & Attacca Quartet's Evergreen for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance; Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder's GET ON BOARD for Best Traditional Blues Album; Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) for Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes for Bob Mehr; and Astor Piazzolla: The American Clavé Recordings. for Best Album Notes for Fernando González. 

  • Seven special editions of Wilco's landmark 2002 album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot are out now. The now-classic record has been remastered and is available in each set. The Super Deluxe version has eleven vinyl LPs and one CD—including demos, drafts, and instrumentals, charting the making of Yankee Hotel Foxtrot—plus a live 2002 concert recording and a September 2001 radio performance and interview. That box set includes 82 previously unreleased music tracks as well as a new book featuring an interview with Jeff Tweedy, Glenn Kotche, and Jim O’Rourke; an in-depth essay by journalist/author Bob Mehr; and previously unseen photos of the band making the album in their Chicago studio. You can take a look inside in an unboxing video here. Pitchfork gives the set a perfect 10: "A sprawling new box set full of demos and alternate takes suggests a dazzling array of paths the Chicago group might have taken on their masterpiece."

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  • About This Album

    "It's the best it's ever felt," said Jeff Tweedy of these 2005 Wilco performances recorded in Chicago. Rolling Stone calls Kicking Television “a love letter to Wilco's dedicated fans and a definitive live statement from America's foremost rock impressionists.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Wilco:
    Jeff Tweedy, guitar, vocals
    John Stirratt, bass, vocals
    Glenn Kotche, drums, percussion
    Michael Jorgensen, keyboards, piano
    Nels Cline, guitars, lap steel
    Pat Sansone, keyboards, guitars, vocals

    Additional Musicians:
    Nick Broste, slide trombone
    Patrick Newbery, trumpet, flugelhorn
    Rich Parenti, baritone saxophone

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Wilco
    Recorded live May 4-7, 2005, at the Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL
    Recorded by Mike Konopka and Timothy Powell for Metro Mobile, Glenview, IL
    Assisted by Dan Glomski, Michael Ways and Jordan McCormick
    Mixed by Jim Scott with Stan Doty at Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, CA
    Mastered by Nick Webb at Abbey Road, London, UK
    Technical Crew: Jason Tobias, Frankie Montuoro, Matt Zivich, Chris Hoffman, Nathan Baker, Deborah Johnson and Andy Nemcik
    Live mix by Stan Doty
    Shows produced by Jam Productions, Chicago, IL

    All songs written by Jeff Tweedy except disc 1, track 4 also by Michael Jorgensen, track 7 also by Jay Bennett / John Stirratt, track 9 also by Glenn Kotche, tracks 10, 11 also by Jay Bennett; disc 2, tracks 6, 7, 9 also by Jay Bennett. Disc 2, tracks 4, 5 words by Woody Guthrie, music by Jeff Tweedy; track 11 by Charles Wright / Yusef Rahman.

    Design by Doyle Partners
    Front cover photograph by Nathan Baker