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Mike Watt Releasing Live Album Featuring Foo Fighters, Eddie Vedder

This fall, Mike Watt will release a live album from his 1995 tour, which was his first as a solo artist. The album, called Ring Spiel Tour ‘95, was recorded at Chicago’s Cabaret Metro, and features a backing band of Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl, Pat Smear, and William Goldsmith. In addition to it being Watt’s first solo tour, it was also Grohl’s first tour after Kurt Cobain’s suicide the year before.

The track listing for the double album, which will be out November 11, is below, along with the cover art. For an idea of what to expect, you can watch a video of Watt’s band from the ’95 tour performing on The Jon Stewart Show here.


Ring Spiel Tour ’95 track list:

1. “Walking the Cow”
2. “Big Train”
3. “Formal Introduction”
4. “Against the ’70s”
5. “Drove Up from Pedro”
6. “Habit”
7. “Makin’ the Freeway”
8. “Chinese Firedrill”
9. “Piss-Bottle Man”
10. “Forever… One Reporter’s Opinion”
11. “E-Ticket Ride”
12. “Political Song for Michael Jackson”
13. “Coincidence is Either Hit or Miss”
14. “The Red and the Black”
15. “Secret Garden”
16. “Powerful Hankerin'”