LIVE AT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE – BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
On 5 August 2007, Jimmy Barnes headlined a one-off show at the Sydney Opera House for the MAX SESSIONS.Jimmy Barnes and band plus 19-,piece string, horn and woodwind ensemble and featuring arrangements by the legendary Jackie Orszaczky, played a one-off show at the Sydney Opera House for the MAX SESSIONS. Many of these songs had never been played live before. The audience included Cold Chisel comrades Don Walker and Phil Small alongside friends such as Billy Birmingham, Sam Neill and Brett Lee.
The show opened with the Cold Chisel classic Flame Trees and was to touch on hits from his entire career including Four Walls, Still On Your Side and the rarely performed When Your Love Is Gone and Come Undone which featured a cameo from Diesel. A highlight of the evening however, was Out in the Blue which is the title track of the new album.
The show was in part to welcome Jimmy to the presenting team of MAX’s TV show THE KNOW. It was also a chance to revisit some of Jimmy’s favourite songs as well as his hits. Jimmy also took this as an opportunity to showcase some of the tunes he was to record the very next day for his forthcoming album OUT IN THE BLUE.
Fortunately, it’s been captured on DVD. THE MAX SESSIONS is Jimmy Barnes as you’ve never heard him before….