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Umphrey’s McGee Reveals ‘Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017’ Live Compilation Selections

first_imgEvery summer, Umphrey’s McGee and their fans pick out the best moments from the year prior and compiles them into an extensive Hall Of Fame compilation. Late last night, Umphrey’s revealed their “inductees” for last year with the announcement of Hall of Fame: Class of 2017, “a robust collection of the best of the best live tracks performed in 2017 as voted on by the fans.” The new compilation will go on sale on July 11th.As the 2017 Hall of Fame announcement explains,After fans voted on the album track offerings, selecting their favorites from 85 live shows performed in 2017, the band weighed in resulting in a joint band/fan collaborative set list. After further careful consideration, the cream of that crop get pressed onto a limited edition double LP.The Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 compilation will be available as both a 180-gram splattered three-color vinyl (“a heavy contender for ‘raddest UM vinyl to date’”) and a digital download, each containing “4+ hours of music and enough improv to kill a yak.” The late-night reveal of the 2017 Hall of Fame selections mirrors the surprise release of it’s you last month, part of the band’s celebration of their 20th anniversary this year. Marketed as UM’s “new, new album”, it’s you came as a companion project to their other new 2018 album, it’s not us. The band also just premiered a new music video for “Upward”, the it’s you track that got something of a makeover in the studio after appearing in the band’s live rotation since 2014. The video was shot over the course of four nights at this year’s Summer Camp Music Festival. You can watch it here. [Photos: Umphrey’s McGee]Pre-order your vinyl or digital download before July 10th at 11:59 pm ET and become automatically eligible to win one of five vinyl test pressings, complete with a note and autograph from one of band members. For more information on the new Hall of Fame compilation, Umphrey’s two new albums, and their various upcoming tour dates, head to the band’s website.Below, check out the official Umphrey’s McGee Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 selections:Umphrey’s McGee Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 “Setlist”Set 1: Push The Pig (7/23/17) > Last Man Swerving (1/13/17) > 2×2 (9/2/17), FF (4/27/17), Sociable Jimmy (12/29/17), Atmosfarag (2/17/17)Set Two: Nemo (3/18/17), Higgins (8/20/17) > 1348 (5/27/17), Puppet String (2/18/17), Conduit (3/2/17) > Phil’s Far (6/30/17) > Draconian (7/1/17)Encore: Robot World (1/22/17) > Another Brick In The Wall (1/20/17), Ringo (9/23/17)last_img

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