Posted Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The legendary rock band is hitting the stage on Blu-ray in June. Pre-orders are now live.
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Music is preparing 'The Who - Quadrophenia: Live in London' and 'The Who - Quadrophenia: Live in London (Deluxe Edition)' for Blu-ray on June 10.
In 2012/2013, The Who embarked on the Quadrophenia and More Tour, performing their landmark rock opera in its entirety, marking the 40th anniversary of the original 1973 release of this double-album masterpiece. The critically acclaimed and highly successful tour closed at London's Wembley Arena, with the cameras rolling, to record the closing night of this historic anniversary tour. Filmed on July 8, 2013, 'Quadrophenia: Live in London' Blu-ray features The Who in peak form, performing Quadrophenia from front to back, in its entirety, plus a special set of some of their all-time greatest hits. The film captures the band's dynamic performance in front of their hometown crowd and features blistering performances of 'The Real Me', 'The Punk And The Godfather', 'Doctor Jimmy' and a powerful performance of 'Love Reign O'er Me'. With HD screen backdrops, archival footage and today's advanced technology in sound, 'Quadrophenia: Live in London' reunites The Who with bandmates John Entwistle, for '5:15', and Keith Moon for his signature song 'Bell Boy'.
Exact specs have not been announced yet, but the Blu-ray will feature a 5.1 soundtrack and supplements will include Bonus Performances of "Who Are You," "You Better You Bet," "Pinball Wizard," "Baba O'Riley," "Won't Get Fooled Again," and "Tea & Theatre."
A special Deluxe Edition will also be released that includes a Blu-ray, DVD, 2-CD soundtrack, 5.1 Blu-ray Audio Disc, a 6-inch Mod Headlight sticker, a Mod Headlight button, and a booklet with liner notes and photos, all housed in a 10-inch metal container embossed with the movie-inspired, iconic, Mod bullseye logo painted on a Vespa SG scooter headlight.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $24.98. Suggested list price for the Deluxe Edtion has not been revealed.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Who - Quadrophenia: Live in London' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under June 10.
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