Floyd performance footage released on DVD
"Pink Floyd: London 1966-1967" re-edit of 1967 documentary film
Music has released "Pink Floyd: London 1966-1967."
The DVD is a re-edit of the 1967 Peter Whitehead
documentary "Tonight Let's All Make Love in London," which contains
early performance footage of the Floyd.
The film includes
footage of the band playing at Sound Techniques studio in London
on Jan. 11 and 12, 1967; the UFO club; and The 14 Hour Technicolor
Dream Extravaganza at Alexandra Palace in April 1967.
The disc contains
two complete songs: an early performance of "Interstellar Overdrive,"
which the band re-recorded for its debut album "The Piper at the
Gates of Dawn" (1967); and "Nick's Boogie," an instrumental jam
from the film has been available as "London
'66-'67," a digipack CD from See for Miles Records, since 1995.
material ? approximately 30 minutes ? comprises the feature portion
of the DVD. Extras include interview segments with the filmmaker
and other players in the London scene of the '60s, such as Mick
Jagger and Michael Caine. John
Lennon can be seen in some of the Alexandra Palace footage.
The disc was
released Sept. 12 in the U.K., and will be available in the U.S.
Oct. 4. The U.S. version will include a CD of the music contained
in the film.
"Pink Floyd: London 1966-1967" online now.
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