John Mayer Preps For 'Any Given Thursday'
Fresh off news of a pair of Grammy nominations earlier this week, John Mayer will on Feb. 11 unveil "Any Given Thursday," a Columbia/Aware DVD/VHS and double-CD document of a Sept. 12, 2002, concert aFresh off news of a pair of Grammy nominations earlier this week, John Mayer will on Feb. 11 unveil "Any Given Thursday," a Columbia/Aware DVD/VHS and double-CD document of a Sept. 12, 2002, concert at Oak Mountain Amphitheater in Birmingham, Ala.
The release features Mayer's breakthrough hits "No Such Thing" and "Your Body Is a Wonderland," the latter of which is No. 3 on Billboard's Adult Top 40 chart and No. 21 on the Billboard Hot 100. Mayer also tackles the Police's "Message in a Bottle" and offers up the previously unreleased originals "Something's Missing" and "Lenny/Man on the Side."
Beyond the show footage, both the DVD and VHS editions of "Any Given Thursday" feature a backstage sequence titled "Any Given Soundcheck," and an interview segment dubbed "The Morning After." The DVD boasts such bonus items as a photo gallery and an audio commentary from Mayer.
Mayer's Aware debut, "Room for Squares," is No. 27 in its 54th week on The Billboard 200. The set has sold 2.06 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. Mayer is nominated for a best new artist Grammy while "Your Body Is a Wonderland" is up for best male pop vocal performance.
Here is the track list for "Any Given Thursday":
"No Such Thing"
"Back to You"
"Lenny/Man on the Side"
"Message in a Bottle"
"Love Song for No One"
"Your Body Is a Wonderland"
"My Stupid Mouth"
"Covered in Rain"