The Mission UK

"No Snow, No Show" for the Eskimo (BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert)

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"No Snow, No Show" For the Eskimo derives it's name from the Eskimos, a general term for the diehard Mission fans. Taken from two arena shows, one in 1988 and the other 1990, the album captures the Mission at the height of their popularity. It draws tracks from the band's first three albums, as well as a couple of B-sides, "Serpent's Kiss" and "Crystal Ocean." The band perform well and the sound is near-perfect; ironically, that's the main problem with the album. Every track is a flawless rendition of the album version, making it a somewhat unnecessary release. Still, the material is consistently strong, and it's the last time the Mission would sound so good.

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