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Friday, May 20, 2011

RAT PACK CENTRAL: FRANK SINATRA AROUND THE WORLD

RAT PACK CENTRAL: FRANK SINATRA AROUND THE WORLD

ON DVD FROM SHOUT! FACTORY ~ JUNE 7

Shout! Factory will release Frank Sinatra Around the World on DVD June 7, 2011. Following on the heels of the critically-acclaimed 7-DVD box set Frank Sinatra: Concert Collection, the two-DVD set will include four legendary performances from around the world.

It also marks the first time that the famous Sinatra in Japan DVD is released apart from its inclusion in the Concert Collection box. The set features newly restored and remastered audio and video, making this a must-own set for Sinatra fans worldwide.

The four legendary Frank Sinatra concerts collected in Around the World include:

DVD 1

OL’ BLUE EYES IS BACK

With Special Guest Gene Kelly
Filmed in front of a live audience on a soundstage in Hollywood, but with the feel of an intimate concert, this “comeback” special proves the Chairman hadn’t lost a step.

Aired November 18, 1973. 11 performances, 50 minutes.

SINATRA: THE MAIN EVENT

Charged with the electricity of a heavyweight prizefight, The Main Event was filmed live at Madison Square Garden, a venue usually reserved for sporting events and rock ’n’ roll concerts.

Aired October 13, 1974. 13 performances, 53 minutes.

DVD 2

SINATRA IN CONCERT AT ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL

Princess Grace of Monaco introduces Sinatra to the adoring crowd in this London concert, which was filmed on the eve of the Chairman’s temporary retirement.

Aired November 22, 1970. 13 performances, 51 minutes.

SINATRA IN JAPAN: LIVE AT THE BUDOKAN HALL, TOKYO

This incredibly rare concert has only ever been released in Japan, making this collection a must-have for Sinatra fans. Entering his 70th year, Ol’ Blue Eyes never sounded better.

Aired 1985. 17 performances, 71 minutes.

Released in November 2010 by Shout! Factory, The Frank Sinatra: Concert Collection box set which includes Around the World, contains over 14 hours of television and concert performances from the ’50s through the ’80s, a box-set exclusive compilation of vintage performances and a 44-page book featuring rare photographs and notes by Sinatra scholar Bill Zehme.

PERFORMANCES:

DISC 1

OL’ BLUE EYES IS BACK

1. You Will Be My Music
2. I Get A Kick Out Of You
3. Street Of Dreams
4. I’ve Got You Under My Skin
5. I’ve Got The World On A String
6. Medley: Last Night When We Were Young/Violets For Your Furs/Here’s That Rainy Day
7. Medley With Gene Kelly: We Can’t Do That Anymore/Take Me Out To The Ball Game/For Me And My Gal/Private Skinny
8. Nice ’N’ Easy – duet with Gene Kelly
9. Let Me Try Again
10. Send In The Clowns
11. You Will Be My Music

SINATRA: THE MAIN EVENT

1. Introduction by Howard Cosell
2. Instrumental Medley: It Was A Very Good Year/All The Way/My Kind Of Town
3. The Lady Is A Tramp
4. I Get A Kick Out Of You
5. Let Me Try Again
6. Autumn In New York
7. I’ve Got You Under My Skin
8. Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
9. Angel Eyes
10. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
11. The House I Live In
12. My Kind Of Town
13. My Way

DISC 2

SINATRA IN CONCERT AT ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL

1. Introduction by Princess Grace Of Monaco
2. You Make Me Feel So Young
3. Pennies From Heaven
4. I’ve Got You Under My Skin
5. Something
6. The Lady Is A Tramp
7. I Get Along Without You Very Well
8. Didn’t We
9. One For My Baby
10. I Will Drink The Wine
11. I Have Dreamed (From The King And I)
12. My Kind Of Town
13. My Way

SINATRA IN JAPAN:

LIVE AT THE BUDOKAN HALL, TOKYO

1. The Lady Is A Tramp
2. Fly Me To The Moon
3. My Way
4. I’ve Got You Under My Skin
5. Something
6. I Get A Kick Out Of You
7. My Kind Of Town
8. Someone To Watch Over Me
9. All Or Nothing At All
10. Mack The Knife
11. Luck Be A Lady
12. L.A. Is My Lady
13. Strangers In The Night
14. Come Rain Or Come Shine
15. Pennies From Heaven
16. One For My Baby
17. Theme From New York, New York

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