måndag 9 augusti 2010

Ny live-dvd från Opeth: In Live Concert At The Royal Albert Hall



Det kommer inte som någon större skräll att Opeth släpper en live-dvd från jubileumsturnén Evolution XX: An Opeth Anthology i våras (min recension från Cirkusspelningen kan läsas här). Ej heller att de valde klassiska Royal Albert Hall som arena att spela in filmen i. Vad som är lite överraskande, och roligt, är att de kopierade omslaget till Deep Purples album "Concerto For Group And Orchestra" in i minsta detalj (se deras omslag längst ner). De sitter ju för sjutton på exakt samma platser. Jag gissar att det är spjuvern Åkerfeldt som har varit i farten igen.
Datumet för release är 21 september och kommer att finnas i tre olika varianter. Läs mer nedan i texten som jag saxat från
gruppens hemsida.

The performance at the Royal Albert Hall (recorded on April 5, 2010) includes two sets, the first consisting of the band performing 2000's now-classic, breakthrough epic "Blackwater Park" in its entirety, and the second, a chronologically arranged selection of material from the rest of OPETH's extensive catalogue, totalling almost three hours of music. It is, like the rest of OPETH's greatest work, "purposefully warped in all the right places" (Decibel). The front cover artwork concept pays tribute to DEEP PURPLE's "Concerto for Group and Orchestra", underlining the band's longstanding love for their prog-rock roots.

Thinking back to the concert, frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt says "OPETH had a magical night playing the Royal Albert Hall. It was a dream come true, and now afterwards, it still feels like a dream. We got it all on film, and this, our third live recording and DVD, might be my personal favourite.

"One couldn't help to think of all the fantastic artists that played there over the years. Looking back at this night of celebration brings me fond memories of our 20th anniversary — this package is the delayed birthday present."

The release will be available as three very special configurations:

01. Limited-edition vinyl box set, which includes:

* Double-DVD set of OPETH's performance at the legendary Royal Albert
Hall, in its entirety, including bonus features.

* A set of four 180-gram LPs of the concert's live audio in its entirety. The vinyl is housed in black poly lined inner sleeves which are packaged as two double gatefold set with exclusive artwork. Vinyl only available in this box set.

* Exclusive, numbered lithograph with artwork designed by Mikael Åkerfeldt and
long time OPETH designer Travis Smith.

* 20-page, LP sized booklet printed on coated paper stock that chronicles the night's events in photos.

* Expanded, exclusive artwork and more.

02. Five-disc set that consists of two DVDs and three CDs. The set not only includes the legendary evening captured on video, but the concert's live audio in its entirety as well.

03. Double-DVD set of OPETH's performance at the legendary Royal Albert
Hall, in its entirety, including bonus features.

The concert feature will have 5.1 Dolby Surround, produced and mixed by Jens Bogren on all three configurations. The bonus features consist of a 45 minute ´fan questions´ interview and 45 minute documentary named ´On Tour with Opeth´.

Track listing is as follows:

Set 1

* The Leper Affinity
* Bleak
* Harvest
* The Drapery Falls
* Dirge For November
* The Funeral Portrait
* Patterns In The Ivy
* Blackwater Park

Set 2

*
Forest Of October
* Advent
* April Ethereal
* The Moor
* Wreath
* Hope Leaves
* Harlequin Forest
* The Lotus Eater



2 kommentarer:

  1. Hej

    Vi har sett att du gillar Salem. Missa inte Live-Löpet, Aftonbladets interaktiva livescen, där Salem spelar och du kan vara med i publiken. Mellan den 17 och 25 augusti uppträder sju av Sveriges hetaste artister på en unik digital scen. Biljetterna är kostnadsfria och släpps imorgon, lördagen den 14 augusti kl 12. Boka dina biljetter på www.rockbjörnen.se för att inte missa någon spelning!

    Vi ses i publiken!
    Rockbjörnen Crew

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  2. Mitt hjärta säger: köp vinylversionen, köp vinylversionen! Min plånbok säger: det räcker med CD:n, det räcker med CD:n!! Tackar ödmjukast för tipset, hade missat den här.

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