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April 16, 2014

THE WHO CELEBRATE THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF QUADROPHENIA

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THE WHO CELEBRATE THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF QUADROPHENIA

WITH THE RELEASE OF

‘QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON’ DVD IN JUNE 2014

Filmed at Wembley Arena on July 8, 2013

 

In 2012/2013, The Who embarked on the Quadrophenia and More Tour, performing their landmark rock opera in its entirety, marking the 40th anniversary of the original 1973 release of this double-album masterpiece. The critically acclaimed and highly successful tour closed at London’s Wembley Arena, with the cameras rolling, to record the closing night of this historic anniversary tour.

 

Filmed on July 8, 2013, QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON features The Who in peak form, performing Quadrophenia from front to back, in its entirety, plus a special set of some of their all-time greatest hits. The film captures the band’s dynamic performance in front of their hometown crowd and features blistering performances of “The Real Me,” “The Punk And The Godfather,” “Doctor Jimmy” and a powerful performance of “Love Reign O’er Me.” With HD screen backdrops, archival footage and today’s advanced technology in sound, QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON reunites The Who with bandmates John Entwistle, for “5:15,” and Keith Moon for his signature song “Bell Boy.” In addition to their performance of Quadrophenia, the band tear through classic tracks such as “Pinball Wizard,“ “Who Are You,” “You Better You Bet,” “Baba O’Riley,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again” and “Tea & Theatre” from their 2006 release Endless Wire,” with the intensity and power only The Who can conjure.

 

QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON will be available in various configurations including an expanded Deluxe Metal Box which includes the High Definition Blu-Ray™ and standard DVD of the concert film, both in 5.1 Surround Sound audio; a two-CD soundtrack of the show; and for the first time, a 5.1 Surround Sound mix of the entire 1973 album release of Quadrophenia on a Blu-Ray Audio Disc™.  Extras include a 6-inch Mod Headlight sticker, a Mod Headlight button, and a booklet with liner notes and photos, all housed in a 10-inch metal container embossed with the movie-inspired, iconic, Mod bullseye logo painted on a Vespa SG scooter headlight.

 

QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON will also be made available separately on High Definition Blu-Ray™, standard DVD, and a downloadable Digital Concert Video, with the complete audio from the concert film being released as a two-CD soundtrack and a downloadable Digital Album. The 5.1 remix of the original Quadrophenia (1973) will be released as a single-disc Blu-Ray Audio Disc™.

 

Based around the story of Jimmy – double-album masterpiece, Quadrophenia tells the tale of a young mod and his struggle to come of age in the mid-1960s. The project was intended to reflect the four characters of The Who and features some of Townshend’s most inspired, personal song-writing – way ahead of its time in scope and purpose and is one of the most widely recognized albums of The Who’s career because of its classic depiction of mod culture, its renowned imagery and the magnificent music and powerful performances.  Newly envisioned by Roger Daltrey, the concert film combines archival footage of The Who and images of historical events that have rocked Jimmy’s world over the past 40 years giving this magnum opus an enlightened modern twist.

 

 

Track List – All Formats Except 1973 Version

  1. I Am The Sea
  2. The Real Me
  3. Quadrophenia
  4. Cut My Hair
  5. The Punk And The Godfather
  6. I’m One
  7. The Dirty Jobs
  8. Helpless Dancer
  9. Is It In My Head?
  10. I’ve Had Enough
  11. 5:15
  12. Sea And Sand
  13. Drowned
  14. Bell Boy
  15. Doctor Jimmy
  16. The Rock
  17. Love Reign O’er Me

Bonus Performances

  1. Who Are You
  2. You Better You Bet
  3. Pinball Wizard
  4. Baba O’Riley
  5. Won’t Get Fooled Again
  6. Tea & Theatre

 

Track List – Blu-Ray Quadrophenia (1973) Album 5.1 Mix

  1. I Am The Sea
  2. The Real Me
  3. Quadrophenia
  4. Cut My Hair
  5. The Punk And The Godfather
  6. I’m One
  7. The Dirty Jobs
  8. Helpless Dancer
  9. Is It In My Head?
  10. I’ve Had Enough
  11. 5:15
  12. Sea And Sand
  13. Drowned
  14. Bell Boy
  15. Doctor Jimmy
  16. The Rock
  17. Love Reign O’er Me

DELUXE METAL BOX

  • 10-inch Round Metal Mod Headlight Container
  • 1 Blu-Ray Disc™: Concert Film
  • 1 Standard DVD: Concert Film
  • 1 Blu-ray Audio Disc™ Format: Quadrophenia (1973) 5.1 Album Mix – First Time Ever
  • 2-CD Soundtrack: Concert Audio
  • Mod Headlight Button
  • 6” Mod Headlight Sticker
  • Booklet with photos and liner notes

SINGLE-DISC HIGH DEFINITION BLU-RAY DISC™

  • Quadrophenia: Live In London – Concert Film

SINGLE-DISC STANDARD DVD

  • Quadrophenia: Live In London – Concert Film

SINGLE-DISC BLU-RAY™ PURE AUDIO DISC

  • First time ever 5.1 mix of the entire album Quadrophenia(1973)

DIGITAL VIDEO DOWNLOAD

  • Quadrophenia: Live In London – Concert Film

2-CD SOUNDTRACK

  • Quadrophenia: Live In London – Concert Audio

DIGITAL ALBUM DOWNLOAD

  • Quadrophenia: Live In London – Concert Audio

 

BUYING LINKS

2CD: http://smarturl.it/TheWho2CD   

 

DVD: http://smarturl.it/TheWhoDVD

 

Blu Ray: http://smarturl.it/TheWhoBR  

 

Super Deluxe: http://smarturl.it/TheWhoSDE

 

 

 

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