Concert for George

February 25th marks what would have been George’s 75th birthday. In love and remembrance, CONCERT FOR GEORGE will be reissued on February 23rd, as a Deluxe Edition Box Set, a 4-LP Box Set, plus new CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray combo packages.

Presented in a 12” by 12” hardbound book, the Deluxe (limited to 1000 worldwide), features the complete sound and film recordings from the concert (on 4 180-gram audiophile LPs, 2 CDs, 2 DVDs and 2 Blu-rays), plus an opportunity to own a piece of the historic event, by way of a cutting from the original hand-painted on-stage tapestry used as the backdrop at the Royal Albert Hall on November 29, 2002.

The 4-LP Box Set includes the complete sound recordings from the momentous evening and features a special etching on side-8. This is the first time that all songs from the performance have been available in an audio configuration.

Concert for George

4-LP Box Set

Available for the first time on vinyl. The 4-LP Box Set includes the complete sound recordings from CONCERT FOR GEORGE, on 180 gram audiophile vinyl, featuring a special, mandala-design etched on side-8. This is the first time that all songs from the performance have been available on an audio configuration.

Side 1: Sarve Shaam – Traditional Praye, Your Eyes – Anoushka Shankar, The Inner Light – Jeff Lynne & Anoushka Shankar

Side 2: Arpan – Conducted by Anoushka Shankar

Side 3: The Lumberjack Song – Monty Python with Tom Hanks, Sit On My Face – Monty Python, I Want To Tell You – Jeff Lynne, If I Needed Someone – Eric Clapton, Old Brown Shoe – Gary Brooker, Give Me Love – Jeff Lynne

Side 4: Beware Of Darkness – Eric Clapton, Here Comes The Sun – Joe Brown, That’s The Way It Goes – Joe Brown, Horse To The Water – Sam Brown, Taxman – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Side 5: I Need You – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Handle With Care – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Jeff Lynne & Dhani Harrison, Isn’t It A Pity – Billy Preston, Photograph – Ringo Starr

Side 6: Honey Don’t – Ringo Starr, For You Blue – Paul McCartney, Something – Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton, All Things Must Pass – Paul McCartney, While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton

Side 7: My Sweet Lord – Billy Preston, Wah Wah – Eric Clapton & Band, I’ll See You In My Dreams – Joe Brown

Side 8: Etched vinyl with mandala

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2-CD + 2-Blu-rays Combo Pack

This new combo package comprises 2-CDs and 2-Blu-rays. The CDs offer a collection of stunning renditions of some of the most significant music of the 20th century. The Blu-ray discs contain the full concert, plus a theatrical cut which includes interviews, rehearsals and behind the scenes footage. Directed by David Leland (credits including the Traveling Wilburys video “Handle With Care”), CONCERT FOR GEORGE has earned a Grammy® Award for Best Long Form Music Video. The Blu-Ray also includes the feature “Drummers.”

VIDEO DISC ONE: The Complete Concert (2 Hr 26 Min)
Your Eyes, The Inner Light, Arpan, Sit On My Face, The Lumberjack Song, I Want to Tell You, If I Needed Someone, Old Brown Shoe, Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), Beware Of Darkness, Here Comes The Sun, That’s The Way It Goes, Horse To The Water, Taxman, I Need You, Handle With Care, Isn’t It A Pity, Photograph, Honey Don’t, For You Blue, Something, All Things Must Pass, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, My Sweet Lord, Wah Wah, I’ll See You In My Dreams

VIDEO DISC TWO: Theatrical Version With Additional Material (2 Hr 20 Min)
Additional material includes: Monty Python backstage, George’s band rehearsals, Ravi’s orchestra rehearsals, Interviews with musicians, Photo Gallery.

AUDIO DISC ONE: Sarve Shaam, Your Eyes, The Inner Light, Arpan

AUDIO DISC TWO: I Want to Tell You, If I Needed Someone, Old Brown Shoe, Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), Beware Of Darkness, Here Comes The Sun, That’s The Way It Goes, Taxman, I Need You, Handle With Care, Isn’t It A Pity, Photograph, Honey Don’t, For You Blue, Something, All Things Must Pass, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, My Sweet Lord, Wah Wah, I’ll See You In My Dreams

Concert for George

2-CD + 2-DVD Combo Pack

This new combo package comprises 2-CDs and 2-DVDs. The CDs offer a collection of stunning renditions of some of the most significant music of the 20th century. The DVDs contain the full concert, plus a theatrical cut which includes interviews, rehearsals and behind the scenes footage. Directed by David Leland (credits including the feature Wish You Were Here, and the Traveling Wilburys video “Handle With Care”), CONCERT FOR GEORGE has earned a Grammy® Award for Best Long Form Music Video.

VIDEO DISC ONE: The Complete Concert (2 Hr 26 Min)
Your Eyes, The Inner Light, Arpan, Sit On My Face, The Lumberjack Song, I Want to Tell You, If I Needed Someone, Old Brown Shoe, Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), Beware Of Darkness, Here Comes The Sun, That’s The Way It Goes, Horse To The Water, Taxman, I Need You, Handle With Care, Isn’t It A Pity, Photograph, Honey Don’t, For You Blue, Something, All Things Must Pass, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, My Sweet Lord, Wah Wah, I’ll See You In My Dreams

VIDEO DISC TWO: Theatrical Version With Additional Material (2 Hr 20 Min)
Additional material includes Monty Python backstage, George’s band rehearsals, Ravi’s orchestra rehearsals, Interviews with musicians, Photo Gallery.

AUDIO DISC ONE: Sarve Shaam, Your Eyes, The Inner Light, Arpan

AUDIO DISC TWO: I Want to Tell You, If I Needed Someone, Old Brown Shoe, Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), Beware Of Darkness, Here Comes The Sun, That’s The Way It Goes, Taxman, I Need You, Handle With Care, Isn’t It A Pity, Photograph, Honey Don’t, For You Blue, Something, All Things Must Pass, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, My Sweet Lord, Wah Wah, I’ll See You In My Dreams

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Deluxe Box Set

The Deluxe Box Set features the complete sound and film recordings from the concert (on 4 180-gram audiophile LPs, 2 CDs, 2 DVDs and 2 Blu-rays), a 12”x12” hard-bound 60-page book, plus an opportunity to own a piece of the historic event, by way of a cutting from the original hand-painted on-stage tapestry used as the backdrop at the Royal Albert Hall on November 29, 2002. The package is housed in a gold-colored, fabric-wrapped box with a die-cut mandala window to display the unique stage fabric (which is mounted on an individually numbered card, suitable for framing). Includes a note from Olivia Harrison, explaining the story behind the tapestry. Limited to 1,000 pieces worldwide.

4-LP Set:

Side 1: Sarve Shaam – Traditional Prayer, Your Eyes – Anoushka Shankar, The Inner Light – Jeff Lynne & Anoushka Shankar

Side 2: Arpan – Conducted by Anoushka Shankar

Side 3: The Lumberjack Song – Monty Python with Tom Hanks, Sit On My Face – Monty Python, I Want To Tell You – Jeff Lynne, If I Needed Someone – Eric Clapton, Old Brown Shoe – Gary Brooker, Give Me Love – Jeff Lynne

Side 4: Beware Of Darkness – Eric Clapton, Here Comes The Sun – Joe Brown, That’s The Way It Goes – Joe Brown, Horse To The Water – Sam Brown, Taxman – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Side 5: I Need You – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Handle With Care – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Jeff Lynne & Dhani Harrison, Isn’t It A Pity – Billy Preston, Photograph – Ringo Starr

Side 6: Honey Don’t – Ringo Starr, For You Blue – Paul McCartney, Something – Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton, All Things Must Pass – Paul McCartney, While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton

Side 7: My Sweet Lord – Billy Preston, Wah Wah – Eric Clapton & Band, I’ll See You In My Dreams – Joe Brown

Side 8: Etched vinyl with mandala

VIDEO DISC ONE (DVD & Blu-ray): The Complete Concert (2 Hr 26 Min)
Your Eyes, The Inner Light, Arpan, Sit On My Face, The Lumberjack Song, I Want to Tell You, If I Needed Someone, Old Brown Shoe, Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), Beware Of Darkness, Here Comes The Sun, That’s The Way It Goes, Horse To The Water, Taxman, I Need You, Handle With Care, Isn’t It A Pity, Photograph, Honey Don’t, For You Blue, Something, All Things Must Pass, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, My Sweet Lord, Wah Wah, I’ll See You In My Dreams

VIDEO DISC TWO (DVD & Blu-ray): Theatrical Version With Additional Material (2 Hr 20 Min)
Additional material includes: Monty Python backstage, George’s band rehearsals, Ravi’s orchestra rehearsals, Interviews with musicians, Photo Gallery.

AUDIO DISC ONE: Sarve Shaam, Your Eyes, The Inner Light, Arpan

AUDIO DISC TWO: I Want to Tell You, If I Needed Someone, Old Brown Shoe, Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), Beware Of Darkness, Here Comes The Sun, That’s The Way It Goes, Taxman, I Need You, Handle With Care, Isn’t It A Pity, Photograph, Honey Don’t, For You Blue, Something, All Things Must Pass, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, My Sweet Lord, Wah Wah, I’ll See You In My Dreams

Proceeds from the sale of these products support The Material World Foundation (UK charity No. 1148896).

Special Theatrical Run

Experience Concert for George on the big screen in remastered 5.1 stereo sound, with a special theatrical run in over 100 theaters across North America, beginning February 20. Additional worldwide screenings for the film will be announced shortly.

For up-to-date listings, please visit: http://found.ee/CFG-theatrical-listings

 

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