Blondie At The BBC

Blondie At The BBC

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     In 2010, Chrysalis Records released a long-awaited CD / DVD combination package, featuring Blondie's famous New Years' Eve 1979 concert at the Apollo Theatre in Glasgow, Scotland. The concert aired on BBC Radio 1, thus the ttle of this 2 disk set: Blondie At The BBC. The CD contains the entire 22 track concert as follows, unless otherwise noted: "Denis", "The Hardest Part", "Die Young Stay Pretty", "Accidents Never Happen", "Victor", "Living In The Real World", "Seven Rooms Of Gloom", "Eat To The Beat", "X-Offender", "Dreaming", "Slow Motion", "Shayla", "Union City Blue", "Atomic / Eat To The Beat", "Picture This", "Pretty Baby", "Heart Of Glass", "Hanging On The Telephone", "Sunday Girl Bagpipes Intro", "Sunday Girl", "I Feel Good" & "One Way Or Another".

The DVD contains the videos of 11 songs from this concert which aired on TV on the "Old Grey Whistle Test". The time slot alotted to broadcast the concert was not long enough to show the entire concert on TV. The following 11 tracks from the Glasgow Concert appear on the DVD: "Dreaming", "Slow Motion", "Shayla", "Union City Blue", "Atomic", "Eat To The Beat", "Picture This", "Pretty Baby", "Heart Of Glass", "Hanging On The Telephone" & "Sunday Girl". In addition, the DVD also contains rare performance videos from such British TV shows as "Top Of The Pops" and "Old Grey Whistle Test". The 7 bonus videos include the following: "Denis" (Top Of The Pops~ 2/23/1978), "Picture This" (Top Of The Pops 8/24/1978), "Sunday Girl", "Dreaming" (both from Top Of The Pops 12/25/1979), "Fan Mail", "Touched...Presence Dear" & "Detroit 442" (all from The Old Grey Whistle Test 3/07/1978).

  NewBlondie At The BBC  CD / DVD 2 Disk Set  England  5-099964-215822  Chrysalis Records

Glasgow, Scotland~ 12/31/1979

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