--[if IE 5]> Vignette StoryServer 6.0 Tue Jun 17 22:16:30 2008 Live (Music - Blondie) | Music Review | Entertainment Weekly
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Release Date: Nov 16, 2004; Lead Performance: Blondie; Genre: Rock

Blondie's 1999 reunion tour worked because they reenergized their vintage hits with a giddy immediacy that counterpointed the originals' ironic distance. This exemplary live set achieves the same feat, breathing new life into old and new songs. The group's late-blooming fire -- and Deborah Harry's ageless vocal sass -- enlivens five tunes from the so-so comeback album No Exit, though a tacked-on studio remake of ''One Way or Another'' is oddly uninspired. A-


 

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