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The Who - Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who

Singer:

The Who

Album:

Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who

Genre:

Rock

mp3 album size:

1531 mb

ape album size:

1476 mb

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Rating:

4.1 ✱

Label: Universal ‎– 8252574
Type: 2 x DVD, DVD-Video, Multichannel, PAL, Region 2-4
Country: Europe
Date of released: 2007
Category: Rock
Style:
The Who - Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who

Tracklist

1-1 Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who
2-1 Amazing Journey: Six Quick Ones
Additional Dvd Bonus Material
1 The Long Lost 1964 Railway Hotel Performance

Notes

Paul Crowder and Murray Lerner's film Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who isn't the first full-length documentary about the iconic British rock band, and anyone who wants to know why the Who were so special would in many respects be better served with Jeff Stein's superb 1979 film The Kids Are Alright, which through 15 years worth of performance footage charts the growth of a great band on-stage. But Amazing Journey clearly aims to be something different than The Kids Are Alright, and it does something important that Stein's film does not -- it tells the story of a remarkably complicated band in a clear, straightforward manner that makes sense of their history and reflects the divergent personalities of the group's members. Amazing Journey features extensive new interviews with Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend (and archival chats with John Entwistle and Keith Moon), as well as a number of friends, relatives and colleagues, and while the stories here tend to be short on startling new revelations, taken together they explain how the strange creation that was the Who came together and continues to survive, as well as allowing the strengths and idiosyncrasies of the individuals to come through.

This film doesn't shy away from the drama that often existed within the group, but it doesn't use it as fodder for soap opera, either. And while the contributions from fellow musicians such as Eddie Vedder, Noel Gallagher, and the Edge occasionally sink into tributes from fans with big egos, they make a genuine effort to explain their fascination with the Who on musical terms instead of the cult of personality, as the band's work is always given a major part in the film's story even if interviews are the key focus rather than performance footage. And while The Kids Are Alright stopped in 1978, shortly before Keith Moon's death, Amazing Journey tracks the group's history well into the 21st century, and makes a compelling argument for the Who's continued relevance. In short, Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who delivers what its subtitle promises, and the story turns out to be pretty amazing stuff, told with an expert's sure hand, and fans will find it compelling and informative.

Special Features:
Six Quick Ones: is a film presented in six parts digging more deeply into the unique qualities that made up The Who, and aspects of their story, through never before seen and rare historical footage, and interviews with the band and key musical witnesses.
Individual explorations of each band member's musical brilliance, a look at The Who and the Pop Art movement, and an exclusive behind the scenes film of The Who at work in the recording studio during 2003.

The long lost 1964 Railway Hotel performance: the earliest footage of the band performing known to exist on film, and a scrapbook of outtakes for the fans from Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 050582 525748
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 Inner): G7-24231R0 -L0-
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 Outer): G7-24231R0 -L1-
  • Mastering SID Code (Discs 1 & 2): IFPI LT21
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1 Playable Side): IFPI RP113
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1 Printed Side): IFPI RP112
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 Inner): G7B-24231R0 -L0-
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 Outer): G7B-24231R0 -L1-
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2 Playable Side): IFPI RP115
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2 Printed Side): IFPI RP114
  • Other (Individual Disc Code Disc 1): 8252574A-11/R0
  • Other (Individual Disc Code Disc 2): 8252574B-11/R0
  • Other (Disc 1): VFD13656
  • Other (Disc 2): VFD13481

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PCBP-51798 The Who The Who Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who ‎(4xDVD, NTSC + Box, Dlx, Ltd) Pony Canyon PCBP-51798 Japan 2009
8253751A The Who Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who ‎(2xDVD-V, Comp, Ltd, PAL) Universal 8253751A Australia 2007
61102505 The Who The Who Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who ‎(2xDVD, Dlx, Multichannel, NTSC, Doc) Universal Studios Home Entertainment 61102505 US 2007
825 331 1 The Who The Who Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who ‎(2xDVD, Ltd) Universal 825 331 1 Spain 2007
none The Who Amazing Journey: The Story Of The Who ‎(2xDVD-V, PAL) Universal, Track Record none Italy 2011

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