Madchester, Brit Pop & Misc. UK Music Docs

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Back in 1991, just before the sad demise of Factory Records, there was 'Cities in the Park', an outdoor event over 2 days, staged at Manchester's Heaton Park. Bands include: A Certain Ratio; New Fast Automatic Daffodils; Durutti Column; Ashley & Jackson; Ruthless Rap Assassins; Cabaret Voltaire; Natural Life; The Buzzcocks; The Adventure Babies; Revenge; The Wendys; Electronic; Happy Mondays
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Oasis - (What's The Story') Morning Glory: A Classic Album Under Review is a documentary film which revisits and re-assesses this powerhouse of a record. With the use of archive footage, long forgotten videos and contributions from those around at the time, this program uncovers why the band's second album is arguably their most satisfying. Features include live and studio performances of tracks from Morning Glory, reviewed by a panel...Read More
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This DVD contains an incredible amount of insight into the two songwriting talents of The Smiths: Morrissey and Johnny Marr. Seen here for the first time is a less-than-usual guarded, open-but-cautious early Morrissey in a revealing unedited interview.
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This 90-minute film reviews the music and career of one of the world's most influential performers, singers and songwriters; arguably the most unique female artist ever. It includes rare musical performances never available before on DVD. It also includes obscure footage, rare interviews and photographs of and with Kate Bush from all periods of her astonishing career. The film features: rarely seen promo films; interviews with Kate an...Read More
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The Smiths - Under Review is a 90 minute documentary film covering the full story and music of The Smiths. It features rare musical performances, videos, TV appearances, interviews with the band, and expert comment and review from an esteemed panel of experts. This film is the first of its kind in documenting the history of one of the most important band of the 1980s. It includes contributions from; producers Stephen Street, John Port...Read More
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With unprecedented access to previously unseen archive footage, MADE OF STONE is a revealing journey through the life of one of the most revered and influential bands in British music history. Acclaimed film-maker Shane Meadows brings his unique directorial style, humour and emotional depth to the film, capturing the band at work and in their everyday lives as they rehearsed for their much-anticipated reunion, which culminated in thre...Read More
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From those early days as a bedroom dwelling New York Dolls fanatic writing to the NME on a regular basis, through the heady Smiths era when he barely put a foot wrong, and across his often quite staggering solo career to culminate at his position today as elder statesman of the indie generation. The program includes rare and classic footage, musical performances of the Smiths and Morrissey, exclusive and archive interviews, and length...Read More
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An often funny inside look at the artistry of the Oasis video classics, with commentary by the Gallaghers and director Nigel Dick. Arguably the most popular British rock band of the past twenty years, Oasis experienced a period of unrivaled creativity particularly on their record breaking album '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' wherein they released a string of hit singles that were accompanied by a series of equally impressive musi...Read More
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In this episode we take a look back at making some of Blur's best-known videos from 'Parklife' to 'Country House.' Featuring archive interviews with front man Damon Albarn, directors Damien Hirst and Pedro Romhanyi, we look back to a time when Brit Pop was its zenith. Formed in London in 1988, alternative rock band Blur were one of the most successful bands of the 1990s. Along with rock band Oasis; Blur played a significant role in po...Read More
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Jackie, a hard working assistant at a TV studio, pours herself into her work with an odd enthusiasm that her co-workers embrace with mixed feelings. with mixed feelings. An obsessed Morrissey fan, her off hours are spent talking to posters and photos that plaster her apartment. Her nights are spent scouring places Morrissey has been spotted around L.A. One fateful night things take a turn for the worse when by chance her dream comes t...Read More
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This unflinching, music-driven documentary provides the first real insight into the background and career of this legendary Irish artist who, as lead singer and songwriter for the Pogues, became a worldwide punk icon. The film includes contemporary interviews with his family, fellow musicians like Nick Cave, his longtime partner Victoria and direct one-on-one sessions with Shane himself. These are interwoven with performance material ...Read More