Joe Jackson ‎Live In Tokyo at The Nakano Sun Plaza October 21, 1986 (1988) (Remastered from LaserDisc to DVD)


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Released exclusively on the long since discontinued and deleted formats of VHS and LaserDisc in 1988.

This REMASTERED DVD is sourced directly from the original high quality Japanese imported LaserDisc to DVD! Quality is unmatched as it transferred from the long since deleted LaserDisc from OVER THIRTY ONE years ago.

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Description: After charging through “One More Time,” “Wild West,” and “You Can’t Get What You Want (Until You Know What You Want)” at a punishing clip, one might expect the soft-spoken Joe Jackson to shift to a lower gear. Instead, the one-time musical prodigy, pub band pioneer, and now eclectic composer revisits one of his even faster, earlier hits, “On Your Radio.” If most performers risk monotony with such a move, Jackson’s quiet charisma in this 1986 performance encourages pleasurable surrender and, in his more mature material, careful attention to his uniquely marbled tones, rhythms, and colors. Steeped in the influences of swing, Latin music, classical composition, and melodic balladry, Jackson is full of mix-and-match surprises, such as a delicate re-imagining of “Steppin’ Out” and a growling, funky “Soul Kiss.” This is a pure delight, from start to finish. Special features could be more special, however: a Jackson discography would have made sense with such a far-reaching playlist.

DVD Menu divides content as “Side 1” and “Side 2” to mimic the content style of the original LaserDisc

Recorded Live at The Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan on October 21, 1986

Track List

Side 1 (58 Minutes) Side 2 (54 Minutes)

One More Time
Wild West
Right & Wrong
You Can’t Get What You Want (Til You Know What You Want)
(It’s a) Big World
On Your Radio
Shanghai Sky
Fifty Dollar Love Affair
Be My Number Two
Breaking Us in Two
Steppin’ Out
Soul Kiss
It’s Different for Girls
The Jet Set
Monday Papers
Tonight and Forever
Jumpin’ Jive Medley
Jack You’re Dead
What’s the Use of Getting Sober (When You’re Gonna Get Drunk Again)
Jumpin’ Jive
I’m the Man
Man in the Street

Total Running Time 1 Hour 52 Minutes

Additional information

Weight.25 lbs


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