QUEEN: 'Under Review 1973-1980' DVD Receives U.S. Release - Nov. 17, 2005
Music Video Distributors has just released QUEEN's "Queen: Under Review 1973-1980" DVD.
Between 1973 and 1980, one of England's finest-ever groups released a body of work displaying such quality, strength and individuality, that such an outpouring of creativity has rarely been equalled in the rock era. The legacy of those classic records has maintained an indelible stamp on the radar of every music fan across the globe, and the band's absolute pinnacle of achievement during this period remains among the world’s all time favorite pieces of music.
"Queen: Under Review 1973 - 1980" features rare live and studio performances of the band playing some of their best known hits; rare and classic QUEEN interview footage, and a host of other features, all interspersed with the independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include; the broadcaster, journalist and longtime friend of Freddie Mercury, Paul Gambaccini; rock author, journalist and QUEEN expert Malcolm Dome; guitarist and journalist Simon Bradley; contributing editor from Uncut magazine Nigel Williamson; ex-Melody Maker features editor Chris Welch, among many others contributors. And with plenty of DVD "extras" and superb slipcase packaging this is the ultimate DVD set for the band's millions of fans.
Features rare performances of these classic QUEEN tracks:
"Keep Yourself Alive" (Recorded Live In London during the early 1970s)
"Seven Seas Of Rhye" (recorded in Hungary during the 1980s)
"Killer Queen" (from a very rare "Top of the Pops" appearance)
"Stone Cold Crazy" (from the classic 1975 Rainbow Christmas Concert)
"Somebody To Love" (from a rare promo film)
"Bohemian Rhapsody" (recorded live in Dublin prior to the single release)
"Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy" (another very rare "Top of the Pops" performance)
"We Will Rock You" (another performance in Hungary)
"We Are The Champions" (live in London)
"Bicycle Race" (live at the Tokyo Hippodrome in 1979)
"Don’t Stop Me Now" (another recording from Tokyo)
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (an early 1980s performance from Paris)
"Another One Bites The Dust" (an ultimate live performance from Austin, Texas)
Check out the DVD artwork at this location.