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Steve Mason Alive! at The Barbican was a career

spanning retrospective featuring songs from Steve's

time in The Beta Band, King Biscuit Time and his

subsequent solo work, with specially-commissioned

arrangements by Joe. The 2 hour concert took place in

Jan 2017 performed by Steve and his band,

complemented by strings, harp, brass, percussion and

3 gospel singers.

Set list: It's Not Too Beautiful, Another Day, Lonely,

Inner Meet Me, Come To Me, Alive, Hardly Go

Through, To A Door, Assessment, I Let Her In, The

Letter, Dr Baker, All Come Down, Boys Outside, She's

The One, Squares, Planet Sizes, Dry The Rain, I Walk

The Earth

**** (4 stars)

A thrilling celebration of his 20 year career [read more]

The Times

Joe first collaborated with Steve at Festival no. 6 in

2014 with his resident 8 piece ensemble, then went on

to arrange and record brass and string parts for

Steve's last album 'Meet The Humans'.

Watch video for Another Day here

Buy album here