live album

noun

: an album made by recording a performance before an audience
The group has just released a live album.

Examples of live album in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This live album is a holy grail for CSNY fans since it was recorded during their peak as a live band and was captured in pristine sound quality. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 15 Apr. 2024 Dave’s Picks, Vol. 49 is a live album by the Grateful Dead. Nina Corcoran, Pitchfork, 6 Feb. 2024 The pyramid complex has been the site of a number of shows over the years, including the famed Grateful Dead three-gig 1978 series that was later released as the live album Rocking the Cradle: Egypt 1978. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 4 Apr. 2024 Diamanda Galás has announced a live album that captures performances from 2017. Madison Bloom, Pitchfork, 27 Mar. 2024 This latest tour includes several new songs and selections from the 2021 live album. Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press, 17 Mar. 2024 Paying homage to Talking Heads' 1984 live album, the record will feature artists including Cyrus, Lorde, Paramore, Girl in Red, The National, Teezo Touchdown, Kevin Abstract and more. Ilana Kaplan, Peoplemag, 8 Mar. 2024 Despite the live-music stoppage during the pandemic, the band continued to make music and recorded Live from the Desert — a live album without an audience — at several spots around Terlingua, Texas, and released it in 2021. Josh Crutchmer, Rolling Stone, 29 Feb. 2024 Also spotlighted: the future legend’s early career traveling the chitlin circuit and game-changing 1963 live album with the Famous Flames, Live at the Apollo (which Brown financed himself). Gail Mitchell, Billboard, 20 Feb. 2024

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“Live album.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20album. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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