Tom Cochrane – Mad Mad World Deluxe Reissue CD (2017)
A newly remastered deluxe 25th Anniversary edition of Tom Cochrane’s iconic Diamond Selling album, Mad Mad World.
Originally released in Canada on September 20th, 1991 and in the U.S. in early 1992, Mad Mad World became Tom’s biggest selling album release that included the anthemic “Life Is A Highway” which stayed at the #1 spot on the Canadian singles chart for 6 weeks and garnered 4 Juno awards as well as extensive international acclaim.
There have been numerous covers of this classic including the version that was featured in the Pixar block-buster animated film Cars which was covered by Rascal Flatts! Mad Mad World also included the top singles “No Regrets,” “Mad Mad World,” “Sinking Like A Sunset” and “Washed Away.”
The 2 CD deluxe contains, in addition to a newly re-mastered edition of the original album by Joao Carvalho, a previously unreleased original version of “Life Is A Highway” that began as “Love Is A Highway.” It also includes a rare live concert recorded in the same era in for Westwood One in Chicago with Red Rider in absolute top form along with early live performances of the key tracks from Mad Mad World and earlier career highlights.
The new package contains an expanded 24 page booklet, personal forward, and track by track insights from Tom himself including many previously unseen photos and rare memorabilia from his personal archives.
CD1: Life is A Highway / Mad Mad World / No Regrets / Sinking Like A Sunset / Washed Away / Everything Comes Around The Secret Is To Know When To Stop / Brave and Crazy / Bigger Man / Friendly Advise / Get Back Up / Emotional Truth All The King’s Men / Love Is A Highway (Previously unreleased – Original version of Life Is A Highway)
CD2: No Regrets / Victory Day / Sinking Like A Sunset / White Hot / Big League / Friendly Advice / Lunatic Fringe / Get Back Up / Brave And Crazy / Life Is A Highway / Mad Mad World / Boy Inside The Man (Westwood One live in concert from Chicago)