Can have announced a new series of historical live releases, beginning with “Live in Stuttgart 1975,” which will be released through Mute Records on May 28, 2021. The lineup for “Live in Stuttgart 1975” is Irmin Schmidt on keys, Jaki Leibezeit on drums, Michel Karoli on guitar, and Holger Czukay on bass, and this was originally recorded to tape and the album includes their entire performance. The album, and all in the series, is being overseen by founding member Irmin Schmidt and producer / engineer Rene Tinner, promising “the best quality versions possible.”
The vinyl and CD sets also include extensive liner notes by novelist Alan Warner, archivist Andy Hall and manager Sandra Podmore Schmidt. You can listen to a excerpt of the opening cut “Stuttgart 75 Eins” below:
Can – Live in Stuttgart 1975:
01. Stuttgart 75 Eins
02. Stuttgart 75 Zwei
03. Stuttgart 75 Drei
04. Stuttgart 75 Vier
05. Stuttgart 75 Fünf
- Limited edition first pressing on orange vinyl packaged in triple gatefold sleeve, with 12” 4 page booklet that includes new extensive sleeve notes by novelist Alan Warner, archivist Andy Hall and manager Sandra Podmore Schmidt.
- Includes high definition audio code
“Live in Stuttgart 1975” is the first of a curated series of Can live concerts available in full for the first time on vinyl, CD and digitally. Originally recorded on tape, these carefully restored live albums will comprise the entirety of each show in the format of a story with a beginning, middle and end, with Can’s performances taking on a life of their own.
Pre-order “Can: Live in Stuttgart 1975” through the Mute Official Website: https://mute.ffm.to/can75