July 28, 2006

Queen, Radiohead and Sandy Denny Under Review

MVD Visual and Sexy Intellectual are pleased to announce the home viewing release of three new DVD titles in the “Under Review” Series for U.S. distribution on DVD.


In the 1980s Queen became the confident, mature yet still challenging band they'd always threatened to be. Unlike many groups who'd broken through in the early 1970s, Queen were unaffected by the onslaught of punk; they were neither old wave nor new wave, they were just Queen. Queen - Under Review 1980-1991 features live and studio performances by the group, rare interviews and a host of other features all interspersed with the independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts. These include; broadcaster, journalist and long term friend of Freddie Mercury, Paul Gambaccini; music author and Classic Rock Magazine journalist, Malcolm Dome and many others.

Tracklist: I Want It All, Flash, Princes Of The Universe, Under Pressure, Las Palabras De Amor, Body Language, Radio Ga Ga, We Will Rock You, Hammer To Fall, I Want To Break Free, Living On My Own, It's A Kind Of Magic, One Vision, Who Wants To Live Forever, The Miracle, The Show Must Go On, These Are The Days Of Our Lives, Heaven For Everyone Short Film, We Will Rock You (From The Musical)

Bonus Features: Extended Interviews, “The Queen Collector” - Interactive digital Queen quiz, Beyond DVD section & more. Run Time: 90 minutes

RADIOHEAD - OK COMPUTER: A Classic Album Under Review

This 53-minute documentary reviews the most influential album of one of rock music’s true giants. It includes never before available on DVD, and rare musical performances such as live and studio versions of each song on OK Computer, and “Creep” from Pablo Honey. It’s packed with obscure footage of comments, criticisms and insights on every track from the album by; writer, journalist, and author of Radiohead: A Guide To Their Music, Mark Paytress; respected rock authority and ex-Mojo editor, Barney Hoskyns; Radiohead biographer Alex Ogg, and more.

Radiohead has delighted critics and fans alike over the years. Through this DVD you can reassesses and get insight into one of rock’s seminal works: OK Computer.

Bonus Video: ‘The Hardest Interactive Radiohead Quiz In The World Ever’, Full Contributor Biographies, ‘Beyond DVD’ section. Run Time: 53 min


“My favourite singer out of all the British girls that ever were." - Robert Plant

This documentary film reviews the music and career one of Britain’s finest female vocalists and songwriters: Sandy Denny. She is revered deeply amongst fans of folk music and the singer-songwriter genre, but has never received universal acclaim for her tremendous talent. This program attempts to redress this imbalance and reveal why she remains such an inspiration to so many. The features include obscure footage and rarely seen photographs, musical performances reviewed and re-assessed by a team of esteemed experts, and live and studio recordings of Sandy Denny classics, reappraised by our panel of contributors.

Tracklist: Solo, Crazy Man Blues, I'm A Dreamer, Northstar Grassman, Next Time Around, The Pond And The Stream, This Train, Blackwaterside, Green Grows The Laurels, It'll Take A Long Time, It Suits Me Well, One More sad Refrain, Like An Old Fashioned Waltz

Bonus Features: ‘Remembering Sandy Denny,’ “The first Sandy Denny digital interactive quiz,” Full contributor biographies. Run Time: 90 minutes.

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