Posted Tue Apr 15, 2008 at 12:00 PM PDT by Peter Bracke
Image Entertainment has announced the latest addition to its Blu-ray music catalog, setting an early-July debut for 'Roy Orbison: A Black & White Night.'
Featuring over a dozen Orbison favorites and a star-studded guest list including Bruce Springsteen, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, and Tom Waits, 'Roy Orbison: A Black & White Night' will premiere on Blu-ray July 8. (Image previously released an HD DVD edition back in November 2007.)
Comparable to the HD DVD, video is presented in 1080i/VC-1 (1.78:1), with a DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround track filling in for the Dolby TrueHD.
The lone supplement is a bonus song, "Blue Angel."
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $24.99.
You'll find specs for 'Roy Orbison: A Black & White Night' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 8. (There it joins another recently-announced Image music title, 'The Moody Blues: Lovely to See You - Live at the Greek.')
We've also set up a dedicated thread for Image's latest music title in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss the 'Roy Orbison: A Black & White Night' Blu-ray release.
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