Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ...
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Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, Set the controls for the heart of the sun, Mademoiselle nobbs (Seamus, but with Rick's dog on vocals). "Careful" and "Set the controls" are shot at night with minimal lighting, setting a beautiful mood. And the live Saucerful just has to be seen, with Waters jumping around in the sunlight banging the huge gong. The 80-minute version features studio footage from the recordings of Dark side of the Moon, with alternate versions of Us and them, On the run and Brain Damage, as well as interviews with the band.Written by
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In both parts of the song "Echoes", Nick Mason's sunglasses disappear and reappear a couple of times, indicating that the performance in Pompeii was filmed in sections rather than just one take. Or that there were two takes of the song and footage was used from both. See more »
Unfortunately this is the only film of them for future generations to see, but fortunately it is good enough to do them justice. This was filmed without an audience which is fitting as their "audience" didn't discover them until Dark Side of the Moon. The songs they perform are an excellent window into their genius. Sadly even today you won't hear these songs on classic rock stations because they are too long & you can't dance to them. My son was a post DSotM fan, but when he heard their earlier works he found a whole new band. The songs in this film will stand the test of time, I am sure. If they had made more performance films I would be in heaven. I will only have the memories of seeing them live.
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