Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Live At The Chicago Theatre

Utopia

 

Back in 1979, this band released the album “Adventures In Utopia”. I really loved this album. Mixing Prog with rock & a bit of pop. This live album brings that charm right back. There was a bunch of Utopia music that I didn’t know, but, after hearing this album, I’m going to go looking for more of this band to listen to. I wanted to see them when they performed near Philadelphia, but, alas, I could not make it on the night that they performed. I would definately love to see this band live, if they are as good as this album is. The band is in it’s prime form, with both Todd Rundgren & Kasim Sultan’s vocals were really good on almost all of the tracks. The band was hot in Chicago & so is this recording. The musicians are Todd Rundgren on lead guitars & lead vocals, Kasim Sultan on bass & lead vocals, Willie Wilcox on drums, Gil Assayas on keyboards. The 3 former were originally in the Utopia line up. Gil was added after Ralph Schuckett backed out. The first disc of this album is great progressive rock at it’s finest. The 2nd disc seems to find the songs that some of you may have heard before. I loved it all. This album is awesome. I give this 5 out of 5 Music Guru stars.

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