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Eagle Rock Entertainment to Release 'Deep Purple - Perfect Strangers' -

Deep Purple and Eagle Rock Entertainment will release 'Deep Purple - Perfect Strangers Live' on Sept 20th.

Recorded in Melbourne, Australia in 1984, the DVD contains the only footage available from the 'Perfect Strangers' tour plus a bonus tour documentary. The second available format offers 2CDs and the DVD of the live show packaged in a 3-disc slimline CD jewel case. The third format offers 2LPs, 2CDs and the DVD of the live show packaged in a 3-panel gatefold sleeve.

Perfect Strangers live is the only full-length concert film of the band at this time. The long-awaited reunion of the classic Deep Purple line-up Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, and Ian Paice, who re-united for the first time since 1973, had recorded a brand new studio album Perfect Strangers, and subsequently headed out on tour. The setlist mixes then new tracks from the Perfect Strangers album with favourites from the early seventies: 'Highway Star,' 'Strange Kind Of Woman,' 'Perfect Strangers,' 'Knocking At Your Back Door,' 'Child In Time,' 'Black Night,' 'Speed King,' 'Smoke On The Water' and many more, which are brilliantly performed as only Deep Purple can deliver.

Deep Purple is a musical force with a rich history, having boasted a wealth of incredible musicians and memorable eras. Perfect Strangers Live is a welcome addition to Eagle Rock's extensive Deep Purple collection.

'Deep Purple - Perfect Strangers Live'

1) Highway Star 
2) Nobody's Home 
3) Strange Kind Of Woman 
4) A Gypsy's Kiss 
5) Perfect Strangers* 
6) Under The Gun 
7) Knocking At Your Back Door 
8) Lazy (inc Ian Paice Drum Solo) 
9) Child In Time** 
10) Difficult To Cure 
11) Jon Lord Keyboard Solo 
12) Space Truckin' (in Ritchie Blackmore Guitar Solo) 
13) Black Night*** 
14) Speed King 
15) Smoke On The Water

 

Deep Purple 'Perfect Strangers' Live

Deep Purple Perfect Strangers

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