Engelbert Humperdinck

Live [Video]

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Live was filmed at the Birmingham Hippodrome during his sold-out 1990 concert tour. The concert runs about an hour and 20 minutes, and a generous 20 songs are included. The ballad-heavy show includes such Humperdinck hits as "I Get Lonely," "This Moment in Time," "The Wanderer," "Wild Thing," "Spanish Eyes," "Step Into My Life," and "I Believe." This is a good concert with a solid song list, sung by a good performer with a strong voice. New fans of the 1970s crooner genre might find this DVD a bit light on the schmaltz and swinging sexiness of, say, a Tom Jones. This is quite a heart-felt collection of ballads, not Las Vegas hip, so beware. Live is a good concert DVD for old fans, and not necessarily the best introduction for new ones. There are no DVD extras here either, which is a disappointment.