RUSH - R30 Live DVD in November
Sanctuary Visual Entertainment in association with Anthem Film & Television have announced the follow-up to 2003's internationally successful and top selling RUSH DVD RUSH in Rio, with RUSH - R30 - the definitive live in-concert rock'n'roll DVD extravaganza.
UK and European release date is set for Monday November 28, 2005 (A week earlier on Tuesday November 22, Rounder Records will release the DVD in America, and Anthem will release the DVD in Canada).
The DVD celebrates RUSH's $21-million grossing, sell-out 30th Anniversary World Tour. The concert was filmed with 14 hi-definition cameras in 16x9 widescreen format at the Festhalle, Frankfurt Germany on September 24, 2004.
The DVD will be released in two different packs. The 2 DVD Package (£19.99) will include the Frankfurt concert on disc one (mixed in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound); while the second DVD disc will include rare and classic performance footage from the late seventies to the Tsunami relief benefit concert in 2005 along with interview footage culled from the last three decades. The total running time of the 2 DVD package is 3 hours and 40 minutes.
The Deluxe Edition (£29.99) will include two CDs in addition to the aforementioned two DVD discs. The two bonus CDs feature the soundtrack from the Frankfurt concert DVD (CDs will not be sold separately). The Deluxe Edition will also include two limited edition RUSH guitar picks and a souvenir backstage pass. The combined running time of the 2 DVDs and 2 CDs is over 5 hours and 40 minutes.
Disc 1 - The Concert:
Disc one features the sold out concert that Rush performed in Frankfurt, Germany on September, 24 2004, during their 30th Anniversary World Tour.
Track listing is as follows:
01 - R30 Overture (Finding My Way, Bastille Day, Anthem, A Passage To Bangkok, Cygnus, Hemispheres)
02 - The Spirit of Radio
03 - Force Ten
04 - Animate
05 - Subdivisions
06 - Earthshine
07 - Red Barchetta
08 - Roll The Bones
09 - The Seeker
10 - Tom Sawyer
11 - Dreamline
12 - Between the Wheels
13 - Mystic Rythms
14 - Der Trommler
15 - Resist
16 - Heart Full of Soul
17 - 2112
18 - Xanadu
19 - Working Man
20 - Summertime Blues
21 - Crossroads
22 - Limelight
Running Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Disc 2 - Special Features:
This disc includes bonus features including the following RUSH rarities:
ARCHIVE PERFORMANCE FOOTAGE:
- Fly By Night - Church Session Video (1975)
- Circumstances - Live in Studio (1978)
- La Villa Strangiato - Live in Studio (1978)
- Farewell to Kings - Live in Studio (1978)
- Xanadu - Live in Studio (1978)
- Soundcheck: Various Songs - Ivor Wynne Stadium (1977)
- Freewill - Toronto Rocks / Rolling Stones Concert (2003)
- Closer to the Heart - Canadian Tsunami Disaster Fund charity telethon performance on CBC television (2005)
- Interview with at Ivor Wynne Stadium (1977) - A Farewell to Kings Tour
- Studio interview at Le Studio, Montreal (1981) while recording the album Signals (released 1982)
- Artist of the Decade (1980s) featuring all 3 members (1991)
- Interview for release of the album Vapor Trails (2004)
- CBC Television: Juno Award news report - RUSH induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (1994)
Running Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes