Chicago: Chicago II-Live On Soundstage (CD/DVD, 2PC) 16:9 DTS 5.1 2018 Release Date 6/29/18
Deluxe CD + DVD edition. Chicago II: Live On Soundstage underscores the enduring popularity of Chicago's second album with an energized performance of the entire double-album in front of a live audience. Includes video of the program and a 5.1 audio mix.
Originally released in January 1970 as Chicago (and later dubbed Chicago II), the album was a major breakthrough for the band and features some of the group's biggest hits, including the Top 10 singles: "25 Or 6 To 4," "Make Me Smile" and "Colour My World." Nominated for three Grammy awards and certified double-platinum, the album is also known for several extended song cycles: "Ballet For A Girl In Buchannon" by trombonist/composer James Pankow; "Memories Of Love" by guitarist Terry Kath and composer Peter Matz; and "It Better End Soon" by keyboardist/vocalist/composer Robert Lamm. Robert Lamm and James Pankow have also become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2017.