Live 8 – One Day One Concert One World
As our readers well know, on November 7, 2005 the biggest live event DVD project of its kind will be released, bringing together performances from the amazing series of Live 8 concerts which took place around the world on July 2, 2005.
The 4-disc set will contain three discs of live footage taken from the Live 8 shows staged in London and Philadelphia alongside key highlights from the seven other events staged across the world. Every artist who performed at London‘s Hyde Park and Philadelphia‘s Museum Of Art appear on the DVD, many of them with their full sets.
Disc 4 will feature exclusive extras including a never-before-seen backstage documentary filmed at Hyde Park, Pink Floyd’s Live 8 reunion rehearsal, more acts from Live 8’s global concerts and a contribution from Ricky Gervais. The special features section will offer highlights from Edinburgh‘s Final Push concert at Murrayfield on July 6 which will include performances from James Brown, Travis and The Proclaimers.
Single disc sets for the French, German, Italian and Canadian Live 8 concerts have also been produced, focusing further on each country’s concert and will be available globally.
Madonna will appear on Disc 2 of the 4 disc set, her breathtakingly energetic set with Like A Prayer, Ray Of Light and Music being track 8, 9 and 10 respectively.
Live 8 will be released as a 4 Disc DVD set packaged as a fold-out digipack in slipcase and will include a 12-page booklet. Picture will be in 16:9/Colour, audio will be presented in DTS 5.1 Surround Sound and Dolby Stereo, with subtitles available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish on spoken word sections.