David Gilmour - Live in Pompeii (Official Release)

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by rontoon, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. posnera

    posnera Forum Resident

    I'm taking my 7 year old son (youngest of 3), who is a big fan of post-Waters PF.:) I think he will grow up to be my concert buddy.
     
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  2. Bink

    Bink Well-Known Member

    It was great, although I notice looking at the blu ray tracklisting, that it seems to have been edited for the theatrical version.
     
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  3. Billy Infinity

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    Get well soon, Ron!
     
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  4. Baidur

    Baidur Active Member

    If there weren't already enough cellphones in the movie. The people on either side of me were filming parts of the movie on their phone. Idiots.
     
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  5. evh5150

    evh5150 Well-Known Member

    Nothing else to say except the cinema experience was phenomenal. No-one is going to be disappointed.
     
  6. impalaboy

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    I already am disappointed. It isn't playing in my town. :shake:
     
  7. LarsO

    LarsO Forum Resident

    Amazing experience!
     
  8. rontoon

    rontoon Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    I've read that quite a few songs were cut for the theatrical version

    Money. Us and them. Fat Old Sun. The Blue. Faces of Stone. On An Island. Today.
     
  9. Sigma6

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    Don't forget everyone's favorite: The Girl in the Yellow Dress...
     
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  10. SNDVSN

    SNDVSN Well-Known Member

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    Well I was! Sound in the cinema was too quiet with almost no bass and the 4k picture looked very average to me. Can't see the point of 4k if the director decides to use a soft focus. I didn't like the version of Great Gig, Gilmour let the backing vocalists sing the chorus of "In Any Tongue", which is the highlight of the last album IMO. I also felt the sax at the end of Shine On was a bit ham fisted. I'll still buy the blu ray but i don't feel this was classic Gilmour.
     
  11. Sevoflurane

    Sevoflurane Forum Resident

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    Just got back home. Sound, picture, performance all magnificent.

    Edit: overall, I would happily see another concert film at the same cinema in similar circumstances. Excellent experience. Let's have a 4K version of the original Pompeii!
     
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  12. The Bishop

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    I really enjoyed the concert, but was disappointed it was so edited.

    We were back on the pub by half nine.

    I'd rather have been listening to The Blue, and Fat Old Sun.
     
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  13. cungar

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    So you go to the pub, see the film and then go back to the pub on a week night? Not criticizing, just want to know if that's common night out in England. Over here it's drive to the mall, go see a film, go home.
     
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  14. Hymie the Robot

    Hymie the Robot Forum Resident

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    Generalize much?
     
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  15. street legal

    street legal Forum Resident

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    A couple of those are not on the DVD/BR release either, though.
     
  16. SNDVSN

    SNDVSN Well-Known Member

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    England sounds like fun!
     
  17. SoundAdvice

    SoundAdvice Forum Resident

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    I noticed I preferred the Manzenara/Carin lineup than the Pompeii lineup from clips I've heard.
     
  18. cungar

    cungar Forum Resident

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    Exactly!
     
  19. PCM7027

    PCM7027 Forum Resident

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    I'd probably agree with all these points, but they'd be my only grievances, and I wasn't as irritated with the vocal arrangement of On Any Tongue as I was with The Great Gig in the Sky.

    High Hopes, On Any Tongue, Sorrow, Time and Comfortably Numb were worth the price of admission alone. I also thought Rattle That Lock sounded great. Definitely the best track all night for the bass.

    I take it everyone got the mini documentary, Return to Pompeii, beforehand? Sometimes these screenings aren't universal, and some cinemas show "bonus material" that others don't.
     
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  20. evh5150

    evh5150 Well-Known Member

    I knew I shouldn't have said "no-one". :) Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy it as much as I did. We didn't have the audio issues you described.
     
  21. rontoon

    rontoon Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    That's not part of the main feature on the official release.
     
  22. rontoon

    rontoon Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    A couple? I only saw that Us and Them wasnt included in the main feature. Forgot about that one.
     
  23. Bonddm

    Bonddm Forum Resident

    Us and Them wasn't played at Pompeii.

    David Gilmour Setlist at Anfiteatro Romano, Pompei

    David Gilmour Setlist at Anfiteatro Romano, Pompei

    The only song not on the Blu ray is Girl in the Yellow Dress.

    BLU-RAY
    1. 5 A.M.
    2. Rattle That Lock
    3. Faces Of Stone
    4. What Do You Want From Me
    5. The Blue
    6. The Great Gig In The Sky
    7. A Boat Lies Waiting
    8. Wish You Were Here
    9. Money
    10. In Any Tongue
    11. High Hopes
    12. One Of These Days
    13. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts 1-5)
    14. Fat Old Sun
    15. Coming Back To Life
    16. On An Island
    17. Today
    18. Sorrow
    19. Run Like Hell
    20. Time/breathe (In The Air) (Reprise)
    21. Comfortably Numb
    22. Pompeii Then And Now (Documentary)
     
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  24. rontoon

    rontoon Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Ah okay, thanks for the reminder. My post was in reference to the songs on the Blu-ray that were cut for the theatrical release.
     
  25. floyd

    floyd Well-Known Member

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    I could not make it tonight due to my schedule but I wanted to. It seems to me like I remember the Roger Waters Wall film actually getting another one night showing, so I wonder if this will too. The difference is the DVD and blu-ray are out much sooner in this case. Also it seems like to me this film was at many more theaters than the Waters Wall film.
     

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