Karel Kryl ‎– Live!


Versions (2)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SU 5691-2 Karel Kryl Live!(2xCD) Supraphon SU 5691-2 Czech Republic 2006 Sell This Version
SU 5691-2 Karel Kryl Live!(2xCD, RE) Supraphon SU 5691-2 Czech Republic 2013 Sell This Version


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February 28, 2015
referencing Live!, 2xCD, SU 5691-2
Supraphon Release Information

Karel Kryl on stage – and one historically extraordinary to boot!

People primarily love Kryl for his unique artistry, original songs and authentic sound. One would be hard pressed to find a better example in this respect than this 2 CD set, lovingly compiled by Mrs. Marlene Kryl and combining 1990 and 1991 concert recordings.

In January 1990, Prague’s Lucerna played host to Kryl’s comeback in full strength, replete with unfeigned optimism, great expectations and the esprit of a happy, homecoming wayfarer, melancholically poeticising, ironically versifying and, most significantly, singing in a fabulously relaxed way.

Alongside the bonus track, recorded more than a year later at the Porta festival in Plzeň, the album represents a fascinating document about the time and the people, singing and breathing together with the little man on a large stage, who possessed the rare power to address, enthral and reward the listeners to his stories. A set of 40 extraordinary artefacts: songs, poems and speeches.