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Chicago 2017 [no label, 2CD]

Schmilco World Tour. Live at the Chicago Theater, Chicago, IL; February 25, 2017. Very good FM broadcast (digiskips inherent in the broadcast).


Missing one of Wilco’s hometown shows is a sin. If you’re a fan of Jeff Tweedy’s band of extremely talented misfits, then you know that the Chicago rockers tend to go “all out” when it comes to playing at home. That goes tenfold for whenever they decide to put on a residency-of-sorts, namely because they turn the entire thing into a colossal, can’t-miss event. Like back in 2011, when they staged The Incredible Shrinking Tour of Chicago, which saw them play the Civic Opera House, the Riviera, the Vic, the Metro, and finally, an unlikely appearance at Lincoln Hall. It’s quirky shit like this that makes them heroes here. This year, as they continue to support their tenth studio album - last year’s exceptional Schmilco - the band opted to shake things up with another feat for themselves: headline the iconic Chicago Theatre.

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Thanks to mdshrk1 for sharing the show at The Traders’ Den.

HD over FM (WXRT) > Sangean HDT-1 > Rotel-05 SE > SoundBlaster (Live! 24 bit External) > wav (CD Wave Editor) > flac

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Disc 1
Track 101. Announcer 2:11
Track 102. Normal American Kids 2:59
Track 103. If I Ever Was a Child 3:12
Track 104. Cry All Day 4:31
Track 105. Sunken Treasure 6:35
Track 106. Kamera 3:20
Track 107. The Joke Explained 3:48
Track 108. Someone to Lose 3:39
Track 109. Misunderstood 4:26
Track 110. The Lonely 4:12
Track 111. Impossible Germany 9:40
Track 112. Shouldn’t Be Ashamed 3:29
Track 113. We Aren’t the World (Safety Girl) 3:24
Track 114. Dawned on Me 4:14
Track 115. Theologians 4:55
65 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. Via Chicago 5:32
Track 202. Jesus, Etc 5:11
Track 203. Locator 4:40
Track 204. Heavy Metal Drummer 3:20
Track 205. I’m the Man Who Loves You 4:08
Track 206. Hummingbird 3:43
Track 207. The Late Greats 3:10
Track 208. Box Full of Letters 3:36
Track 209. Random Name Generator 4:40
Track 210. Red-Eyed and Blue 2:27
Track 211. I Got You (At the End of the Century) 4:00
Track 212. Outtasite (Outta Mind) 2:37
Track 213. Spiders (Kidsmoke) 10:35
Track 214. A Shot in the Arm (Acoustic) 4:32
63 mins

Click here to order Wilco’s Schmilco.

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  1. 8 Responses to “WILCO - CHICAGO 2017”

  2. Hey thanks for the Wilco big o. Great show, great band!

    By Loma Prieta on Mar 4, 2017

  3. Damn. What a setlist. Cant wait to hear it.

    By Terry Way on Mar 4, 2017

  4. Liked this guy better when he was with the Feelgoods

    By Mustard Gas on Mar 4, 2017

  5. Always nice to hear some Wilco, thank you

    By Zakk Hakk on Mar 4, 2017

  6. Thanks!

    By Dave Jansen on Mar 5, 2017

  7. Wilco big o? Will download, thanks..

    By Jerrys Red Shirt on Mar 5, 2017

  8. Thanks, great set list, stuff from their entire career

    By BillfromPgh on Mar 6, 2017

  9. great show thank u very much

    By hunter serene on Mar 8, 2017

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