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Alive In America


Download links and information about Alive In America by Steely Dan. This album was released in 1995 and it belongs to Rock, Pop genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 01:06:36 minutes.

Artist: Steely Dan
Release date: 1995
Genre: Rock, Pop
Tracks: 11
Duration: 01:06:36
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No. Title Length
1. Babylon Sisters (Live) 6:47
2. Green Earrings (Live) 5:20
3. Bodhisattva (Live) 5:47
4. Reelin' In the Years (Live) 6:24
5. Josie (Live) 6:11
6. Book of Liars (Live) 4:19
7. Peg (Live) 4:19
8. Third World Man (Live) 6:38
9. Kid Charlemagne (Live) 5:16
10. Sign In Stranger (Live) 6:33
11. Aja (Live) 9:02



When Donald Fagen and Walter Becker re-formed Steely Dan in 1994, they didn't put out a new album. They undertook a tour of sports arenas, their first tour since the days of Countdown to Ecstasy. Since Steely Dan became stars after they retired from performing, many of their dedicated fans never got a chance to see the group in concert. Given those circumstances, maybe the uniformly positive reviews of the tour were predictable. But as Alive in America proves, the shows weren't earth-shaking. Certainly they were fun — there's no denying it's a thrill to hear these songs in a live setting, both for fans and for Becker and Fagen themselves — but essentially they were exercises in nostalgia. Alive in America is enjoyable, but it offers no new insight into Steely Dan as performers, or Becker and Fagen as songwriters. It's a gas while it lasts, but it doesn't leave any lasting memories.