Label: SEXY INTELLECTU
Release date: 16/05/2006
Catalog no.: SIDVD0000500
Item ID: 263336
The ultimate review and critical analysis of the music and career of CAPTAIN BEEFHEART. Without a doubt the most challenging artist of the rock era, the man formerly known as Don Van Vliet still retains an almost biblical dedication amongst the ever-increasing fanbase of those who get it. You either do or you dont; the good Captain doesnt attract the casuals! Captain Beefheart - Under Review is a two hour documentary film tracing the roots and history of this iconic musical legend. Featuring rare live and studio performances of Beefheart, interspersed with contributions from virtually all members of The Magic Band - along with a panel of esteemed experts. John French, Mark Boston, Jeff Moris Tepper, Elliot Ingber, Ira Ingber, Jerry Handley, Doug Moon, Gary Marker, Eric Drew Feldman and Gary Lucas are all here discussing their times spent playing and recording with Beefheart and re-appraising the music they made. Biographer Mike Barnes, author and critic Alan Clayson and Uncut Magazines Contributing Editor Nigel Williamson all join the team too, offering their own criticism and review to the mix. The film also features rarely seen promo films, interview footage with Beefheart, TV clips, location shots and a host of other features. Covering his entire musical career and with extra features including; the hardest Captain Beefheart interactive quiz in the world ever and full contributor biographies, this is not simply the only Beefheart DVD on the commercial market, it is also the best ever film about the man and his music yet to emerge.
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