Springsteen's latest DVD is Live in New York City, a companion to his
CD of the same name. It's a double CD featuring 25 performances from
the 1999-2000 Reunion Tour. HBO received six Emmy awards for their production of Bruce's performances at Madison Square Garden. These CD's
contain those performances plus an additonal 80 minute sequence of 11 songs never previously shown. A complete track listing for the double DVD
Bruce Springsteen DVDs have been confirmed for January 16, 2001.
The first of the two releases, "Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology
1978-2000," will be a double DVD, featuring 33 performances
spanning 22 years of concerts, music videos and television appearances
by Springsteen. The two-hour collection represents a complete anthology
of Bruce Springsteen videos, as well as rare or previously unreleased
bonus performances. In all, 15 of the 33 clips on "Bruce Springsteen:
Video Anthology 1978-2000" did not appear on the original 1989 home
video release of the Anthology. Some highlights include:
- "If I Should Fall Behind" - A live concert performance by Bruce
Springsteen and the E Street Band. Directed by Jonathan Demme, and
filmed at Madison Square Garden in 2000. Previously unreleased.
- "Highway Patrolman" - Directed by Sean Penn (2000). Features footage
from the motion picture "The Indian Runner." Previously unreleased.
- "Hungry Heart" - A music video/performance filmed in Germany in
1995, and previously released only in Europe.
- Rare TV performances: - "The Ghost Of Tom Joad" - From Bruce
Springsteen's 1995 visit to 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'.
- "Born In The U.S.A." - A solo acoustic performance from
Springsteen's 1998 appearance on 'The Charlie Rose Show'."
- "Secret Garden" - Alternate version, with strings. Previously
A complete track listing for the double DVD follows.
"Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-2000"
DVD Video Special Features:
5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound
Instant Chapter Access To Songs
Discography with audio clips
15 Bonus Videos and Performances
"Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band: Blood Brothers"
premiered on The Disney Channel March 3, 1996. TV Guide described
the documentary as"superlative", and added: "Ernie Fritz's film is more
than a record of a legendary band's reunion. It offers a glimpse of
Springsteen that fans rarely see". "Blood Brothers" was released on
VHS on November 19, 1996. A double-sided laser disc version of the
film was first released on October 1, 1996. "Bruce Springsteen and The
E Street Band: Blood Brothers" features music from the songs "Blood Brothers","High Hopes","This Hard Land","Back In Your Arms
Again" and "Without You", as well as music videos for"Murder
Incorporated" and "Secret Garden".
"Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band: Blood Brothers":
AUTOMATIC PRODUCTIONS AND THRILL HILL PRESENT BLOOD
BROTHERS FEATURING BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, ROY BITTAN,
CLARENCE CLEMONS, DANNY FEDERICI, NILS LOFGREN,
PATTI SCIALFA, GARY TALLENT, MAX WEINBERG AND STEVE
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS JON LANDAU AND BARBARA CARR
PRODUCERS JACK GULICK AND LEE ROLONTZ
LINE PRODUCER TOM CASE
EDITED BY KATHY DOUGHERTY AND ERNIE FRITZ
PRODUCED, PHOTOGRAPHED AND DIRECTED BY ERNIE FRITZ
Running Time: appx 90 Minutes
"Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-2000":
Produced by: THRILL HILL PRODUCTIONS
DVD Authoring: GATEWAY MASTERING
Supervising Engineer: Audio and Video production: TOBY SCOTT
Additional DVD Production by JASON BAU
Audio 5.1 Reformat Engineer: MIKE FISHER for Sony Music Studios
Audio Assistant: ROBERTO POLANCO for Sony Music Studios,
ROSS PETERSON for Avatar Studios
Art Direction: SANDRA CHORON
Design: HARRY CHORON
Management: JON LANDAU MANAGEMENT: JON LANDAU,
Running Time: Appx two hours