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Steve Hillage Band

Live in England 1979 DVD

Voiceprint VPDVD44 (2008) Region 0 (All Areas)

Great film of the '79 band made for UK televison, plus bonus promo films. Very limited supplies. The main course of this release is the 'Rock Goes To College' BBC TV broadcast, filmed at University of Kent 28th Feb 1979. A great gig with the band and Steve on high form. The bonus material comes from, The Old Grey Whistle Test in '77 (I think), which is a highly polished and evocative version Hurdy Gurdy Glissando, two very rarely seen promo films, and finally Steve and Miquette in expansive form interviewed about this release and much more in their studio in 2006 - all deeply enjoyable indeed. Once again those old bootleg videos and traded home burnt DVDs can be chucked in the bin as this is the real deal - plus. You may also be interested in the companion DVD, Steve Hillage Live in Germany, '77.

tracks

  1. Salmon Song Hillage/Giraudy
  2. Upzipping the Zype Hillage/Giraudy, Andy Anderson, J. McKenzie
  3. Hurdy Gurdy Man Donovan P. Leitch
  4. 1988 Activator Steve Hillage
  5. Unidentified (Flying Being) Hillage/Giraudy
  6. It's All Too Much George Harrison

bonus tracks

  1. Hurdy Gurdy Glissando Hillage/Giraudy
  2. Radio Hillage/Giraudy
  3. Light in the Sky Hillage/Giraudy
  4. 2006 Interview with Steve and Miquette

personnel

  • Steve Hillage guitar, vocals
  • Miquette Giraudy synthesiser, vocals
  • Andy Anderson drums
  • Christian Boule rhythm guitar, glissando guitar
  • Phil McKenzie bass