DEF LEPPARD 'Mirrorball' [Release Date 20/06/2011]
2011 UK 3-disc [2CD/1DVD] set
Def Leppard release their first ever live album 'Mirrorball'. The album also includes a 50 minute DVD that contains live performances and intimate backstage footage of the band captured on the road.
Said singer Joe Elliott, "To be able to say at last, we have a live album out and it be a three disc package which includes a DVD makes me very happy… it's the soundtrack of OUR lives…!"
'Mirrorball' was recorded across the world over the course of many of the band's sold-out dates and features all of the classic songs that have made Def Leppard one of the most respected and beloved power rock bands in the world. The album captures the group's legendary concert experience at its thunderous best, bringing together live versions of classic Leppard hits such as 'Pour Some Sugar On Me', 'Rock Of Ages', 'Foolin'', 'Hysteria', 'Photograph' and an incredible rendition of 'Bringing On The Heartbreak'. With their creative juices at full flow, the band has also added three new studio tracks: 'Undefeated', 'It's All About Believin'' and 'Kings Of The World', that are undeniably Def Leppard and take their place with ease within this classic setlist.
'Mirrorball' follows the band's 2008 studio release, 'Songs From The Sparkle Lounge', which debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200, marking the group's highest chart position since 1992's 'Adrenalize'.
With more than 65 million albums sold worldwide and two prestigious Diamond Awards (Def Leppard are one of only five rock bands to have two consecutive 10 million plus selling albums in the U.S. – the others are The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Van Halen) to their credit, Def Leppard – Joe Elliott [vocals], Phil Collen [guitar], Rick "Sav" Savage [bass], Vivian Campbell [guitar] and Rick Allen [drums] – continue to be one of the most important forces in rock music. Over the course of their career, the band has produced a series of classic groundbreaking albums that set the bar for generations of music fans and artists alike. The group's spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, continue to sell out venues worldwide. Their epic live show and arsenal of hits have become synonymous with their name, leading Def Leppard to be heralded as an institution in both the music and touring industry.