8: Music, News and Concert Information
8, 2005 is the official day that the Live 8 concert
DVD box set will go on sale with exclusive rehearsal
and unseen footage included. There is much talk and
clamor about how the set is due to be released.
4-disc set contains three discs of live footage taken
from the Live 8 shows staged in London and Philadelphia
alongside key highlights from the seven other concerts
staged across the world.
artist who performed at London’s Hyde Park and
Philadelphia’s Museum Of Art appear on the DVD,
many of them with their full sets.
4 features exclusive extras including a never-before-seen
backstage documentary filmed at Hyde Park, Pink Floyd’s
Live 8 reunion rehearsal, more acts from Live 8’s
global concerts including McFly and Bjork in Tokyo,
films by The Who.
The special features DVD offers highlights from Edinburgh’s
Final Push concert at Murrayfield on July 6 2005.
Single disc sets for the individual Live 8 concerts
are also available. These music DVDs focus further
on each country’s concert and are available
the links below to watch a Live 8 streaming video
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Real Player Video:
The official Live 8 Book is now available -
House has published a book about the Live 8 Concerts.
Hannah Black, who is the Commissioning Editor of Century,
has acquired exclusive world rights to the official
Live 8 tie-in book from Simon Trewin at PFD.
Black was quoted as saying, 'I feel passionately about
this cause. It's not often in publishing that you
get to work on a book that will help make a real difference.
One of the amazing things about this is that we're
seeing all the dreams of changing the world that inspired
rock music in the Sixties actually coming to fruition".
The 192 page book includes a Foreword by none other
than Bob Geldof. The book includes crystal clear pictures
of the bands that played the various Live 8 concert
The majority of images are from the Live8 London concert,
but other great shots from the USA and Canadian concert
have been included as well. A very small number of
shot has been included from the Paris, Berlin, and
Rome. Only one shot from South Africa and one shot
from Cornwall. The book however is an awesome piece
EDITION - Live 8 Concert book
8 was a series of concerts that were held on July
2, 2005 in the United Kingdom, the United States,
France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, and Canada.
A final concert was held July 6th, 2005 will be held
in Edinburgh, Scotland.
In the words of Bob Geldof . . .
never been wealthier,
we've never been healthier,
we know what it costs,
we know what to do....do it!"
Who promoted the Live 8 concerts?
much speculation due to the release of the Live Aid
DVD box set, Bob Geldof (Live Aid promoter) was in
the spotlight again. Inspired by the 1984 hugely successful
Live Aids concert and the recent Band Aid re-recording
of the song "Do They Know It's Christmas?",
Bob Geldof has again decided to make a solid stance
against poverty in Africa - Live 8 concerts.
On May 31, 2005 Bob Geldof announced that a series
of concerts called Live 8 will be staged in London,
Philadelphia, Paris Rome and Berlin. These concerts
were available on multiple stations including BBC,
AOL, and MTV.
and where can we buy Live 8 music and DVDs?
release of the Live 8 DVD is scheduled for shipping
on November 8, 2005 just in time for the highly anticipated
Christmas DVD and CD sales boom.
8 Concerts - Who was there?
Live 8 concerts featured a who's-who of musicians,
performers and artists including Pink Floyd, U2, Paul
McCartney, Elton John, Madonna, Bryan Adams, Sting,
Velvet Revolver, Snoop Dog, Motley Crue, The Cure,
The Who and many many more.
Live 8 UK visit live8concert.co.uk
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Featured Live 8 musicians include:
Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox,
Bob Geldof, Coldplay,
John, The Killers,
Linkin Park, Ms
Dynamite, Pink Floyd,
Sistors, Snoop Dogg,
The Who, U2,
Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi,
Dave Mathews Band,
Bryan Adams, Mariah
Carey, Madonna, Neil
Young, Sheryl Crow,
Toby Keith, and many
CDs from any of the Live 8 Musicians or Buy Live 8
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