Video: Brian May / Kerry Ellis - Live At Montreux Release
Gary Taylor from Rare Share walks us through the packaging of the brand new DVD and Blu-ray editions of The Candlelight Concerts from Brian May and Kerry Ellis that was filmed live at The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland on 19th July 2013.
Released by Eagle Vision in next week, each format contains an extra CD of the Acoustic By Candlelight album released in 2013 and a bonus video.
***Original Press Release***
On 31 March 2014, Eagle Rock Entertainment release “The Candlelight Concerts – Live At Montreux 2013” from Queen legend Brian May and West End and Broadway sensation Kerry Ellis on DVD + CD set, Blu-ray + CD and digital formats [Cat Nos: EAGDV030, ERBCD5217 and EVD1096 respectively]. This release features a great mix of classic songs including “Born Free”, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, “I Who Have Nothing”, “Tie Your Mother Down”, “The Way We Were”, “We Will Rock You” and more.
Filmed at the renowned Stravinski Auditorium during the Montreux Jazz Festival in July 2013, “The Candlelight Concerts – Live At Montreux 2013” wonderfully intimate show blends Kerry Ellis’ beautiful voice with the sympathetic guitar playing of Brian May for a largely acoustic performance of standards, ballads, Queen songs and cover versions. Also included in the set is the CD of “Acoustic By Candlelight” recorded live on the UK leg of their tour in autumn 2012. As a bonus feature we include a performance of “Nothing Really Has Changed” with Virginia McKenna.
DVD: 1) I Who Have Nothing 2) Dust In The Wind 3) Born Free 4) Somebody To Love 5) Nothing Really Has Changed 6) Life Is Real 7) The Way We Were 8) ’39 9) Something 10) Last Horizon 11) Love Of My Life 12) The Kissing Me Song 13) Tie Your Mother Down 14) We Will Rock You 15) No One But You 16) Crazy Little Thing Called Love
CD: 1) Born Free 2) I Loved A Butterfly 3) I Who Have Nothing 4) Dust In The Wind 5) The Kissing Me Song 6) Nothing Really Has Changed 7) Life Is Real 8) The Way We Were 9) Something 10) Love Of My Life 11) I’m Not That Girl 12) I Can’t Be Your Friend 13) In The Bleak Midwinter 14) Crazy Little Thing Called Love 15) No One But You (Only The Good Die Young)
Brian May and Kerry Ellis are on tour in the UK in February: Feb 18 at Stevenage Gordon Craig Theatre; Feb 19 at Buxton Opera House; Feb 21 at Scarborough Spa; Feb 22 at Grantham Meres; Feb 23 at Bath Theatre Royal; Feb 25 at Eastbourne Congress; Feb 26 at Southend Cliffs Pavilion followed by dates in Russia, Latvia and Belarus in March.
As “The Candlelight Concerts – Live At Montreux 2013” proves beyond doubt this pairing of talents is a match made in musical heaven.