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The CD booklets give further details as to who plays lead, rhythm etc.
Produced by Ron Nevison, Keith Levenson
Mixed by Ron Nevison
The rock band's contributions where recorded in June of 1998 at Metropolis Studios, London. The vocals and orchestra and choir parts where all recorded at various times and locations throughout the world.
The CD debuted in Europe in July of 1999, then Japan in late July, and finally in the US on Oct 19, 1999. Each version has a slight variation to the track listings. Cover designed by Peter Max.
Music 538 006-2 (German pressing - July 1999)
According to The Royal Albert Hall concert flyer it was released 21st July 1999
The Japan CD was released July 23, 1999 and contains a bonus track:
"Money" (Eric Burdon vocals)
US release (Point 314 538 006-2) features a different running order:
Other sources originally listed the US release as Sept 14th, but was moved to Oct 19th!
that the original prototype Peter Max cover shown on the BRS website prior to
the CD's release had a few subtle differences and DID feature Zak's name prominently
on the cover. This was changed by the time of the release.
In December of 1999, WLIW-TV 21, Long Island NY Public Television, broadcast a sixty minute version of The British Rock Symphony. Compiled highlights all filmed during the 1999 UK performances. This became available in February of 2000 on VHS, and was available through WLIW and the BRS official website.
Presented By WLIW-21, New York
©1999 Let Music Live, NY
Executive Producer: David Fishof
On-Line Producer: Geoff Foulkes / Mission Television
Directed by: Aubrey Powell
Proceeds will be donated to Let Music Live foundation - a nonprofit organization committed to providing musical instruments and financial assistance to underprivileged youth around the world.
Though the cover says it was recorded at Ragley Hall, Devon (it's actually in Warwickshire), the tape is a compilation of at least Ragley and Royal Albert Hall (Alice only appeared at the latter venue!). Reports say pro-film crews were at almost ALL of the UK shows.
Though not listed on the cover, Zak Starkey is the drummer throughout this video.
|The tape runs about 60 minutes and contains:|
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by Eagle Vision / Eagle Rock Entertainment May 29, 2000.
[VHS format ERE109, DVD EREDV107]
This is again sourced from the same show as the above VHS (the Ragley Hall concert) but is a completely different presentation. It's a PAL Format Region 0 disk, in 4:3 screen format, mixed in 5.1 Dolby Surround. Early reports (thanks Kim+Lester) indicate that the picture and sound quality are quite superb - much better than the PBS-NTSC VHS video.
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in the US on Oct 24, 2000.
Image Entertainment 9609
Same running order as the UK DVD, but the prerelease sheet said:
"88 min. · FS · E - DD 2.0 · Not rated · Concert/Pop/Rock "
NOTICE the reference to Dolby Digital 2.0, while the UK DVD is in 5.1 Surround! [Say it ain't so!]
Also cover variation - note that "Pink Floyd" has been removed from the US front cover!
A Hong Kong version under license from Eagle Rock, was released by Panorama Music Video around the same time. It was available as a DVD as well as a two disc VCD set. Its content is identical to the UK release.
DVD: Panorama - PMVDVD-006486
VCD: Panorama - PMVCD-006486
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