Oaks, PA- Music Video Distributors and Secret Films are pleased to announce the home viewing release of three new British Ska DVDs for US distribution in Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. These titles will be released on August 23, 2005 (prebook cutoff July 19) and each DVD will boast a $19.95 retail price:
ENGLISH BEAT – IN CONCERT AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
Ultra-tight ska revivalists The Beat (marketed in the US as “The English Beat”) were formed in the aftermath of punk. This 20-song performance at Royal Festival Hall in London on February 7, 2003 emphasises instrumental passages as well as their token saxophone breaks. They will probably be remembered as one of the best 1980s ska bands along with Madness and The Specials. Bonus features include Exclusive Interviews, Photo Gallery and Biography.
Tracks: Ranking Full Stop, Rough Rider, Noise In This World, Hands Off She’s Mine, Doors Of Your Heart, Too Nice To Talk To, Tears Of A Clown, Twist And Crawl, Spar Wid Me, Two Swords, Big Shot, Get A Job, Stand Down Margaret, Mirror In The Bathroom, Stranger On The Shore, Save It For Later, Click Click, Can’t Get Used To Losing You, Best Friend, Jackpot
Selection # DR-4463 UPC: 022891446392 Run Time: 125 Minutes
BAD MANNERS – DON’T KNOCK THE BALD HEADS
Both as an entertainer and as a band leader, Doug Trendle is unstoppable. This June 2004 performance finds his band as polished and strong as ever with a 4-piece brass section (Warren Middleton on trombone, David Welton – bass trombone, Christopher Bull – trumpet, and Russell Sheen on sax) bassist Lee Thompson, keyboards Rikish Macwana and percussionist Russell Wynn. Bonus features include Exclusive Interviews, Photo Gallery and Biography.
Tracks: In The Mood, Echo 4 + 2, This Is Ska, My Girl Lollipop, Fatty Fatty, Black Night, Feel Like Jumping, Walking In The Sunshine, Skaville U.K., King Ska-Fa, Pipeline, Red River Ska, Too Good To Be True (Can’t Take My Eyes Off You), Just A Feeling, You Fat Bastard, Skinhead Girl, El Pussycat, Ne-Ne Na-Na Na-Na Nu-Nu, Don’t You Be Angry, Woolly Bully, Special Brew, Don’t Knock The Baldheads, England Football Medley: Tom Hark/March Of The Mods/The Great Escape/Come On Eileen, Lip Up Fatty, Can Can
Selection # DR-4462 UPC: 022891446293 Run Time: 130 Minutes
SELECTER – LIVE FROM LONDON
This performance from Dingwalls in London, England on February 24, 2002 features lead vocalist Pauline Black and The Selecter in perfect form. Throughout their career, The Selecter enjoyed great chart success with the singles “The Selecter”, “On My Radio”, “Three Minute Hero” and “Missing Words” all of which are featured on this DVD. Bonus features include Exclusive Interviews, Photo Gallery and Biography.
Tracks: The Selecter, Three Minute Hero, Musical Servant, The Whisper, Everyday, Respect Yourself, Missing Words, Celebrate The Bullet, Train To Skaville, Street Feeling, Murder, James Bond, On My Radio, Too Much Pressure, Carry Go Bring Come, My Sweet Collie
Selection # DR-4464 UPC: 022891446491 Run Time: 102 Minutes