A Short Term Effect - The Cure - Trilogy (DVD)
Label: Eagle Vision - EREDV312 • Format: 2x, DVD DVD-Video, Multichannel, PAL CD • Country: Spain • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Goth Rock, Synth-pop
It documents The Trilogy Concerts, in which the three albums, PornographyDisintegration and Bloodflowers were played live in their entirety one after the other each night, the songs being played in the order in which they appeared on the albums. Trilogy was recorded on two consecutive nights, 11—12 Novemberat the Tempodrom arena in Berlin. A third, previous Trilogy concert in Brussels on 7 November was not used.
Robert Smith is quoted on the sleeve about the " trilogy " concept and its eventual execution:. Smith began arranging the concerts days after seeing David Bowie 's Heathen Tour concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London on 29 Junewhen Bowie played 10 of the 11 Low tracks consecutively [ citation needed ] though not in album orderand the whole of the Heathen album in order.
It was, said Smith, "the best I'd seen him on stage for years and years". Two interviews with the band are also included, though one is hidden and requires the specific manipulation of a DVD player's remote control to be accessed. Another hidden feature is the "mic cam", a camera mounted on Smith's microphone pole which, when accessed with the A Short Term Effect - The Cure - Trilogy (DVD) control buttons, shows him in a fish-eye view, singing.
The band's line-up for this production was Smith vocals, guitar, 6-string bass guitarSimon Gallup 4- and 6-string bass guitarsPerry Bamonte guitar, 6-string bass, keyboardsJason Cooper drums, percussion and Roger O'Donnell keyboards, percussion. The songs performed were written by the band Dark Chest Of Wonders - Nightwish - Once, and, in the case of the first two albums, by former members Laurence "Lol" TolhurstPorl Thompson and Boris Williams.
Robert said that the two extra songs were included as a preview A Short Term Effect - The Cure - Trilogy (DVD) "what was to come" in future Cure releases, despite later saying that the Trilogy concerts were supposed to be the Cure's swan songthough Smith has been notorious for saying such things in the past, usually coinciding with the release of new albums. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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