Sweet – Strung Up
May 26, 2016
The Sweet were at the peak of their powers in 1973 and on 21st December of that year they recorded their now legendary show at The Rainbow Theatre in London. The tracks recorded made up half of 1975’s“Strung Up” release; a double CD collection featuring a disc of live tracks from the show and another of studio recordings from 1973-1975.
Before the original release of “Strung Up” the BBC broadcast documentary charting 24 hours in the life of The Sweet containing live material shot on the 21st December during the Rainbow Theatre gig.
With a new expanded version of “Strung Up” released on May 27th 2016 featuring additional live tracks and studio cuts why not remind yourself just how “glamorous” The Sweet really were! Get your copy on Amazon today…
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