Marcus Hawkes

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Remember That Night [DVD] [2007] <b>DVD</b> ~ David Gilmour
Remember That Night [DVD] [2007] DVD ~ David Gilmour
117 of 118 people found the following review helpful
Any way you look at it, this DVD package is great value for money - the sticker on the outside says it all - "Over 5 hours of footage plus bonus content, including additional tracks, music videos, documentaries and photo gallery." Given the wide variety of songs, it's difficult to characterise this DVD. I guess you could say this is a combination of the heartfelt On An Island songs, with Pink Floyd classics. A considerable amount of work went into it - there is something here for everybody.

Director David Mallet (who also did the highly acclaimed Pink Floyd Pulse DVD) has put together a great mix of shots from the many cameras in the Royal Albert Hall, and which combines a… Read more
Pro Patria Mori: The 56th (1st London) Division at&hellip by Alan MacDonald
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
I highly recommend this book - it is very thoroughly researched, with considerable detail, and yet is easy to read as it takes you chronologically through the preparation and battle itself. It's an impressive piece of work - scholarly, solid and very carefully put together. The personal accounts and diaries are fascinating - once I started reading it was hard to put it down.
50 Minutes Later ~ Phil Manzanera
50 Minutes Later ~ Phil Manzanera
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
This one is special! The third of a trio of recent CD's (following 'Vozero' and last year's '6PM'), this 7th solo work by Roxy Music's lead guitarist stands out. It is more moody, with more edge and more experimentation than he's done in awhile. It is also distinguished by a generous helping of guitar - Manzanera dishes out some tasty licks on this one. Still rooted in his formative years, London in the late 1960's, it evokes that period and more. The results are excellent.
Many of the musicians appeared on '6PM,' including Brian Eno and Robert Wyatt, plus Andy Mackay and Paul Thompson of Roxy Music. They are joined by several others (the mix of musicians again varies from song to… Read more