Live Around the World

With only 200,000 copies pressed, Meat Loaf’s Live Around the World, a collection of live performances from the past 19 years, is a collector’s item that only completists will appreciate. The bulky belter plays his bombastic hits with gusto, but the concert renditions differ little enough from the studio versions to beg the question, why not just release a boxed set? Featuring 18 tracks on two discs, all this Meat Loaf is enough to turn one into a vegetarian. B-

Live Around the World
  • Music