- Directors: Sebastian Schrade
- Format: Colour, Dolby, DVD-Video, Full Screen, PAL, Subtitled
- Language: English
- Subtitles: German
- Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
- Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
- Number of discs: 1
- Classification: Exempt
- Studio: Plexi Film UK
- DVD Release Date: 16 May 2005
- Run Time: 60 minutes
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- ASIN: B0009353OG
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 132,734 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
Low - Low In Europe 
Insightful tour documentary on indie pioneers Low as they slog around europe supporting their album 'Trust'. Slow, austere rock bliss.
Director Sebastian Scrade climbed into a van with the Duluth, minnesota trio of Alan Sparhawk, Mimi Parker and Zak Sally on a gruelling tour.
Braving sleep deprivation, road hypnosis, warm beer, cold food and 1000 cigarettes, the experience is told through van ride conversations, backstage banter, hotel room chats and late night revelations.
Playing their hypnotic, celestial and intense music in german rock clubs, the film culminates with an enthralling performance at a sold-out show at london's legendary now defunct Union Chapel.
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This is simply a 50 minute documentory from the band's Trust tour of 2002/3 around Europe. Filmed in grainey black and white slow images and some wonderful live moments, this DVD asks some good questions about being in Low and being Low. All the members are interviewed and some wonderfully frank answers come out of it all. Beliefs are shared, ideas and ideals are explained.... and it does show just why Low are one of those bands that have managed to keep going for over ten years. Yet for all this, do we really need this?
The honest answer is no. This is by no means a bad release, but... it is nothing new. Alan explains his beliefs, Zak skips and becomes rock and roll, Mimi shys away. It is nothing new. Yet for all this, this DVD is still immensly intriguing. The live perfdormances of their wonderful songs [taken mainly from the Trust album] show the band at their most powerful. John Prine & I Am The Lamb are so intense you can see why people go to watch Low...and possibly this is one of the things the band may have lost with the subsquent release of The Great Destroyer. But again I have my complaints. Not one of the songs on the DVD is complete. They are all cut off and faded into interviews. And, again this is no bad thing...but it is quite simply annoying.
As a piece of film, I can not fault this. The camera work is supurb, if obviously homemade and fits the band's image well. The Director Sebastian Schrade has almost made a film that verges on the obsessive, yet never quite gets to where it wants to be. Somhow this seems one for the fans only, and if you are a fan, I would recomend buying the box set, as the DVD in that provides a greater source of obsession... if maybe not so up to date.
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What really disappointed me is that all of the concert performances on this DVD are cut short. You only see the band playing one or two minutes of a song, and then the film cuts away to something else. I've never had the pleasure of seeing Low live in person, so I really wish the director hadn't edited the performances down.
If you are a hardcore Low fan, then you'll probably want to buy this. If you're not a huge fan, then don't bother.