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Live Aid Box Set (4 Discs) (5.1/DTS)

Released on 08 November 2004

Featuring: Bob Geldof, U2 & David Bowie

Format: DVD | Rating: Exempt from Classification

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The greatest show on earth and a gargantuan humanitarian effort to help those starving in Africa, Live Aid took place on July 13th 1985 and brought together some of the biggest music stars of all time!
"Twenty years ago they not only played 'real good for free,' they took an issue that was nowhere on the agenda of the political world and placed it at the very top," says concert organizer Bob Geldof. "By buying the Live Aid DVD, that day continues far off into some distant, but hopefully better, future for all those people in whose name those great artists played."

Over 9 hours of footage, remixed into Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS!

Disc 1:
Coldstream Guards - Royal Salute
Status Quo: Rockin' All Over The World, Caroline
The Style Council: Internationalists, Walls Come Tumbling Down
The Boomtown Rats: I Don't Like Mondays, Drag Me Down
Adam Ant: Vive Le Rock
Ultravox: Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, Vienna
Spandau Ballet: Only When You Leave, True
Elvis Costello: All You Need Is Love
Nik Kershaw: Wouldn't It Be Good
Sade: Your Love Is King
Sting: Roxanne
Phil Collins: Against All Odds
Sting & Phil Collins: Every Breath You Take
Howard Jones: Hide And Seek
Bryan Ferry: Slave To Love / Jealous Guy
Paul Young: Do They know It's Christmas? Come Back And Stay, Every Time You Go Away
Paul Young & Alison Moyet: That's The Way Love Is
Bryan Adams: Kids Wanna Rock, Summer of '69
U2: Sunday Bloody Sunday, Bad

Disc 2:
Beach Boys: Wouldn't It Be Nice, Good Vibrations, Surfin' USA
Dire Straits & Sting: Money For Nothing, Sultans Of Swing
George Thorogood & The Destroyers: Madison Blues
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Gaga, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions
Simple Minds: Ghost Dancing, (Don't You) Forget About Me
David Bowie: TVC15, Rebel Rebel, Modern Love, Heroes
Joan Baez: Amazing Grace
Pretenders: Stop Your Sobbing, Chain Gang, Middle Of The Road
The Who: Love Reign O'er Me, Won't Get Fooled Again
Kenny Loggins: Footloose
Elton John: Bennie And The Jets, Rocket Man
Elton John & Kiki Dee: Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Elton John & George Michael: Don't Let The Sun Go Down on Me

Disc 3:
Madonna: Holiday, Get Into The Groove
Freddie Mercury & Brian May: Is This The World We Created?
Paul McCartney: Let It Be
Band Aid Finale: Do They know It's Christmas?
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: American Girl, Refugee
Black Sabbath featuring Ozzy Osbourne: Paranoid
REO Speedwagon: Can't Fight This Feeling, Roll With The Changes
Crosby Stills & Nash: Teach Your Children
Judas Priest: Living After Midnight, Green Manalishi
The Cars: Just What I Needed, Heartbreak City
Neil Young: The Needle And The Damage Done, Nothing Is Perfect
Thompson Twins, Steve Stevens, Nile Rodgers & Madonna: Revolution
Eric Clapton - White Room, She's Waiting, Layla
Phil Collins: In The Air Tonight
Duran Duran: Union Of The Snake, Save A Prayer, The Reflex
Patti Labelle: Imagine, Forever Young
Disc 4:
Hall & Oates: Maneater
Hall & Oates with Eddie Kendricks - Get Ready (Cos Here I Come)
Hall & Oates with Eddie Kendricks & David Ruffin: Ain't Too Proud To Beg, My Girl
Mick Jagger: Just Another Night, Miss You
Mick Jagger & Tina Turner: State Of Shock, It's Only Rock n' Roll
Bob Dylan with Keith Richard & Ron Wood - Blowing In The Wind

Disc 4 Extras:

INXS: What You Need, Don't Change
B.B. King: Why I Sing The Blues, Don't Answer The Door, Rock Me Baby
Ashford And Simpson with Teddy Pendergrass - Reach Out And Touch
Run DMC - King Of Rock
Cliff Richard - A World Of Difference
Overseas Contributors - Various
David Bowie & Mick Jagger - Dancing In The Street

  • 'Food, Trucks And Rock 'n' Roll' - Documentary
  • 'Do They Know It's Christmas' - Band Aid music video
  • 'USA For Africa' - music video

customer Reviews

 Average rating (2 reviews)


| | See all toobie's reviews (2)

I bought this shortly after it's release and was knocked out by it. I have just started playing it again, having brought it into work to lend to a colleague and i had forgotten just how moving it is, even after all this time. The opening section, basically a re-run of the news item by Michael Buerk brought tears to my eyes all over again, while the acts are phenomenal. For me, Queen and Dire Straits stand out in particular but, frankly, Bowie, Elton,Jagger & Tina Turner, it's all fabulous. Whether you remember the day or not, if you like the early 80's music, buy this straight away. Admittedly, I found the USA section not quite as good as the UK one, but, hey, who cares, it's worth it just to see Freddy Mercury with the Wembley crowd in the palm of his hand! I promise you won't be disappointed.

 A must have for any fans of early 80's music.

| | See all ladylumps77's reviews (1)

I loved this DVD. It brought back so many happy memories of the music which was around in the early 80's. The performances of Queen and U2 were amazing!

ActorsBob Geldof, U2, David Bowie, Queen, Elvis Costello, Sting, Phil Collins, Bryan Adams, U2, Beach Boys, Dire Straits, The Who, Elton John, George Michael, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton & Mick Jagger
CertificateExempt from Classification
LanguagesEnglish - Dolby Digital (5.1) ; DTS ; Dolby Digital (2.0)
Duration9 hours and 40 minutes (approx)
RegionRegion 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.