Release Date: July 5th 2004
Following their hugely successful UK tour, including a sold out performance at the Royal Festival Hall, and the release of a remix EP, Black Heart, CALEXICO have announced details of the release of a live DVD. WORLD DRIFTS IN: LIVE AT THE BARBICAN, LONDON will be released on July 5th and features a total of twenty songs recorded during CALEXICO’s stunning performance at the Further Beyond Nashville festival at London’s Barbican Theatre. Recorded in November 2002, the ninety minute show features Joey Burns and John Convertino joined by their standard multinational line up, further boosted by the appearance of the legendary Mariachi Luz De Luna and one of the stars of the new wave of French Chanson, Françoiz Breut. The full tracklisting for the live portion of the DVD is as follows:
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Wash – Sonic Wind – Sunken Waltz – The Ride (Pt 2) – Frontera/Trigger – Woven Birds – Not Even Stevie Nicks… – Black Heart – El Picador – Across The Wire – Quattro (World Drifts In) – Ballad Of Cable Hogue – Si Tu Disais – Stray – Cancion Del Mariachi – Corona – Close Behind – Aires Del Mayab – El Cascabel – Crystal Frontier
In addition, the DVD will also offer a selection of bonus features, including interviews with the band, Border Horse – a documentary about the making of the band’s last album Feast of Wire (filmed in and around Tucson, Arizona by Bill Carter) – Shot & Mounted, an on-the-road film diary made by the band’s visual technician James Murray (who has formerly designed lighting for My Bloody Valentine and Flaming Lips, amongst others), videos for The Black Light, Ballad Of Cable Hogue, Crystal Frontier, a documentary made by Joey Burns entitled The Soul of Mariachi, which features extensive interviews with members of the Mariachi Luz De Luna, and a short cartoon entitled El Kabong Rides Again, which features music by CALEXICO.
“‘Feast of Wire’ is a classic in modern American music and should be considered one of the great albums of this and any year.” – Straight No Chaser
“(Feast Of Wire is)… quite possibly the album of last year…” – DJ
“Ay Caramba! It’s the Tex Mex Radiohead…” – The Guardian Guide