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Wax: A Treasure Trove, Gold & Gould...man - The Audiophile Man
Title: Live in Concert 1987 Label: Esoteric Building a Bridge to Your Heart, anyone? With that classic false count-in? A big, 1987 hit for this outfit. Not so much a supergroup as a super duo. Wax was singer-songwriter, Andrew Gold (a man who had a number of chart hits on the 70s) and ex-10cc man, Graham Gouldman. It was 1986 that the duo released their debut LP, Magnetic Heaven, which featured the single Right Between the Eyes. Then in 1987, American English was released which featured that ‘…Bridge..’ single. Finally, in 1989, the duo released A Hundred Thousand in Fresh Notes. After that, Gold moved towards a singer/songwriter collaboration in Bryndle and Gouldman took a liking to the proposed reunion with his 10cc chums. What Esoteric has here is a three-disc multi-gatefold release of a previously unreleased concert, recorded in Harrogate in November 1987. Two CDs and a DVD of the entire concert. Also on board was Rick Fenn (lead guitar, vocals), Roger Jackson (keyboards) and Mike Richardson (drums). The set performed that evening featured the hit Bridge to Your Heart, alongside classics such as Never Let Her Slip Away, Thank You for Being a Friend and Lonely Boy by …