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The Daisyland is burning

Another release in the Live from Daisyland series, this time it’s Glenn & Co. take on Burn:

We’re set to radiate some heat with the fourth song from our Live From Daisyland EP, the timeless Deep Purple classic ‘Burn’! A massive crowd favourite ‘Burn’ released back in 1974 became Deep Purple’s concert opener taking over from Highway Star and continues to delight fans to this day. We took a packed to the rafter’s crowd at Rock City Nottingham England on a rockin’ ride with this seven minute plus version of ‘Burn’.

Thanks to BraveWords for the heads up.



14 Comments to “The Daisyland is burning”:

  1. 1
    Adel Faragalla says:

    If I had a magic wand I would see DP families on stage with Highway star as the opener and Burn as the last song.
    But this will never happen as Ian Gillan once said ‘This is not a family tree it’s more like a ****ING jungle’
    Peace ✌️

  2. 2
    Ivica says:

    No keyboard sound and little Ian drumming … “Burn” song …dimension below

  3. 3
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Who thought I would ever hear Burn from a Flying V? That can never be a bad thing.

    Doing Purple covers without a keyboard is always a risky challenge, but here David Lowy’s raunchy, wild abandon rhythm guitar adds something to the proceedings. As it does to the Daisies sound as a whole, he’s not just the Spitfire-toting exotic multimillionaire living his dream, but puts a raunch & roll stamp on the band. It’s not often in the Purple family that we have a dominant rhythm guitar – within Whitesnake and it’s dual lead guitar approach (irrespective of line up), rhythm guitar was never played as a force like this. Lowy is punkish/sleaze rock’ish in energy, the Guns & Roses rhythm guitar school so to say.

    Good choice of a bassist and singer too, he really matches how that one guy from Purple (not Gillan, I forgot who, in any case so old by now he wouldn’t be able to do this anymore, would he?) played and co-sang the original.

  4. 4
    mike whiteley says:

    For me, No Hammond, no Burn.
    Even though it sounds “growly” cuz it’s tuned down a step.that song needs an organ,……and an organ solo. Jon’s solo was the centrepiece of the original track, in my view.
    Even when BCC did Burn, the keyboards were so low in the mix, they didn’t pack a punch.

  5. 5
    Hornoxe says:

    downtuned beyond recognition 🙁

  6. 6
    Jochen Haaf says:

    For me the Daisies Sound is like a other foreign band. I miss the energy from Marco Mendoza and John, as a master on the micro and stage. I wonder why they make that change from a very professional authentic LiveRock Band with asskickin Songs and stilish Covers to a “GlennHughes Rhythm Section”. Burn from the daisies is for me a lie
    N

  7. 7
    Peter J says:

    Awful version. I agree with #5, so downtuned it sounds poor and boring.

    Actually it sounds like a bad cover band, Glenn was far better a few years ago.

  8. 8
    Kidpurple says:

    Drums aren’t there/ No organ / will stick to the original!

  9. 9
    James Gemmell says:

    Decent drumming. A good effort, but nothing touches what Purple put down in ’74 – both on the studio track and the California Jam 1 performance at Ontario Motor Speedway on national TV (ABC network) in April 1974. Put high-performance headphones and listen to Paice’s drumming at that ’74 concert in front of 200,000 people – unreal. I saw the Rainbow lineup with Ritchie Blackmore a couple years ago on video and it was horrible. Ritchie was doing his best, but the drummer was so incredibly slow and bad. Paicey is the master.

  10. 10
    stoffer says:

    Not great but still quite good!

  11. 11
    Schecter says:

    Horrible, in all senses

  12. 12
    Dr. Bob says:

    I like this better than the Whitesnake version.

  13. 13
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Calm down, the song (like a lot of Ritchie songs, think of SOTW or MOTSM) was in G on Burn and is now in F with the Dead Daisies, one note or two half-steps down. I’m not even sure whether that was done to accomodate Glenn’s voice (I’ve heard him sing it well in G plenty often) or whether the guitarists simply found it more conveniently placed on the fret board that way. Since they are modern school guitarists with dropped “D” tuning and all – something Ritchie always eschewed; unlike Jimmy Page he never explored alternative tunings -, of course it sounds different to how Blackmore played it.

  14. 14
    Rascal says:

    They have taken a great song and made it less than mediocre

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