If they can’t see him in person, then his first live album, Live: All Access is an accurate representation of what he and his band are like on stage.
I had the opportunity to talk with Waite about the eight-song live record (there’s a perfectly good reason why there’s only eight), his band, his past, present and future plans.
I mean, like I said, I’m not trying to make a greatest hits. I’m trying to share this experience of what it’s like to see this live.
It’s a throw-down rock show with ballads in it occasionally. We could be playing an arena and it would be something edgier. I’ve been around a lot and I’ve seen a lot of things. I’ve got those instincts because of what I’ve lived through, and I know what works for me.
), they sauté and filet the songs with riffs galore, a rigid bottom-end, and that iconic voice, which, after all these years, sounds relatively untarnished.
Now, John Waite is on a mission to bring his live show to the people.
I don’t know how much time I’ve got left to sing this well.