The Jam documentary “About The Young Idea” out January 22nd

Music News | Oct 22nd, 2015

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If you’re a fan of The Jam, you’ll want to check out About The Young Idea, a documentary about the UK mod band featuring Paul Weller. Eagle Rock Entertainment will release a 2 DVD, Blu-ray + DVD set, Deluxe Edition and digital formats on December 4th in Canada, and January 22nd in the US. About The Young Idea contains a feature length documentary with extra features and a previously unreleased full length concert in the two disc set.

The live show includes ‘“Going Underground,” “Dreams Of Children,” “Modern World,” “Start,” “Strange Town,” “When You’re Young,” “In The City,” “The Eton Rifles,” “Down In The Tube Station At Midnight,” and more.

About The Young Idea charts The Jam’s career from their formation in the early seventies, through the heady days of chart success and on to their break-up in 1982. The program features extensive, brand new interviews with Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler alongside archive performance footage and new contributions from fans, journalists and many involved in the band’s career. The package contains About The Young Idea on Disc One and When You’re Young, The Jam’s performance on famous German TV show Rockpalast from 1980 on Disc Two.

As Bonus Features, Disc One of About The Young Idea includes not only additional interviews not included in the broadcast version transmitted by Sky Arts in September, but also four extra live tracks. Two were recorded at The Rainbow, London in 1979, namely, “It’s Too Bad” and “Saturday’s Kids.” The set also includes performances of “The Modern World” and “The Eton Rifles” from a show at The Ritz, New York City, May 1981. The Deluxe Edition of About The Young Idea contains the two DVDs plus a CD of the 1980 live show in a 40 page DVD sized hardback book.

Released in conjunction with the About The Young Idea exhibition at Somerset House in London, and the recent best of CD of the same name, this title makes up the ultimate set for any fans of The Jam.

Eagle Rock Entertainment is the largest producer and distributor of music programming for DVD, Blu-Ray, TV and Digital Media in the world. Eagle works directly alongside talent to produce top quality, High Definition programs, both concerts and documentaries, including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, The Who, Queen, The Doors, Jeff Beck, Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, Ozzy Osbourne, Genesis, Alice Cooper, Eric Clapton and Aerosmith. Eagle is a Grammy Award winning company and has received over 40 multi-platinum, over 80 platinum and over 144 gold discs, worldwide. Eagle Rock Entertainment has offices in London, New York, Paris and Hamburg.

1) Dream Time
2) Thick As Thieves
3) Boy About Town
4) Going Underground
5) Pretty Green
6) Man In The Corner Shop
7) Set The House Ablaze
8) Private Hell
9) Liza Radley
10) Dreams Of Children
11) Modern World
12) Little Boy Soldiers
13) But I’m Different Now
14) Start
15) Scrape Away
16) Strange Town
17) When You’re Young
18) In The City
19) To Be Someone
20) David Watts
21) The Eton Rifles
22) Down In The Tube Station At Midnight


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