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Posted: 05 Oct 05, 12:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"The long-awaited, and much delayed, 2DVD release of Pink Floyd's PULSE has finally been announced. To hit the stores on 5th December (with slight variation to this date depending on country), the discs have been filled with some interesting additional material.

PULSE is a recording from the band's run of 14 shows at London's Earl's Court, the final full concerts performed (to date). A lot of work has been done to improve the sound and picture quality, and to source a selection of suitable extras.

Along with the DVD menus and screens, the DVD cover has been designed by Storm Thorgerson, and will be a variation on the "balls" picture used to promote the 2003 Interstellar exhibition in Paris. As yet, the cover image has not been made available, but Brain Damage had a sneak preview of it at the end of last year. It is a suitably intriguing image, similar to that shown in Storm's book "Mind Over Matter" but with some important differences.

Pink Floyd's well-respected engineer James Guthrie has been the man looking after the surround sound mixes, and the new, Dolby Digital 5.1 remastered soundtrack reportedly sounds superb.

We know that you'll want to know what's been included, so without further delay, here's the detail:


Concert Part 1:
Shine On
Learning To Fly
High Hopes
Take It Back
Coming Back To Life
Keep Talking
Another Brick In The Wall (part 2)
One of These Days

Screen Films:
Shine On
High Hopes
Learning to Fly

Bootlegging the Bootleggers:
What Do You Want From Me
On The Turning Way
Poles Apart

Time (Eames)
Money (Alien)
Speak To Me 1987
Pulse TV Advert

Learning To Fly
Take It Back


Concert Part 2:
Speak To Me
On The Run
The Great Gig In The Sky
Us And Them
Brain Damage
Wish You Were Here
Comfortably Numb
Run Like Hell

Screen Films:
Speak To Me (graphic)
On The Run
Time 1994
The Great Gig in the Sky (wave)
Us And Them 1987
Brain Damage

Alternate Screen Films:
The Great Gig In The Sky (animation)
Us And Them 1994

Behind the Scenes Footage:
Goodbye to Life As We Know It

Wish You Were Here:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Photo Gallery
It's very interesting to see how all the screen films have been included on the DVDs. This is something that many fans have been keen to see. From our point of view, it's great to see that the Money alien film is included - few people seem to have heard of this hilarious alternate version, and this is their chance to see it.

"Bootlegging The Bootleggers" seems to be a way at getting back at those who release unauthorised footage of the band in action - as we understand it, they have sourced audience-shot material of these tracks for inclusion. Ironically, Pulse is one of the biggest bootlegged titles on DVD, with loads appearing on eBay and other online sites each day.

With behind the scenes footage, a photo gallery, and the band's performance at the US Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony back in 1996, this new release promises to be a very interesting collection of material.

Ordering details will be available shortly. It is worth reiterating that any versions of Pulse currently being offered on DVD in various places worldwide, are all fakes. This includes copies that proport to be official limited edition pressings from a few years back."


Now this looks like a great release from the Old Pink. The extras are really unbelievable, they managed to put there almost everything from the tour (missing a few songs like Astronomy Domine, Lost For Words). Let's wait to see the image and sound quality and then give a proper review, but for now, this looks MASSIVE.
All in all, a great Christmas for PF fans, as we get PULSE DVD, Wish You Were Here SACD, London '66-'67 DVD and the fan-made Mind Your Throats

Thank you beautiful people!

Goodnight! God bless you!
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Posted: 05 Oct 05, 15:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm sure that QP is watching Bruce and Floyd's re-issues, and perhaps the wheels are turning to put out something on par....

I fucking doubt it, though....

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Posted: 06 Oct 05, 00:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lester Burnham wrote:


*joins Lester in the drool-a-thon*

"The more generous you are with your music, the more it comes back to you." -- Dan Lampinski