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Quadrophenia: Live In London (5-Disc Limited Collectors Edition, Metal Box) [Live]

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The Who are a four-piece mod/rock band whose first album, My Generation, bristled with attitude; the lyric "I hope I die before I get old" tapped into the disaffection felt by post-war baby boomers, helping to secure a loyal fanbase and establish the band at the forefront of the mod movement.

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  • Audio CD (June 10, 2014)
  • Original Release Date: 2014
  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Format: Live
  • Label: UMe
  • ASIN: B00JOWHV3Y
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #33,473 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. I Am The Sea (Live in London's Wembley Arena) (Blu-Ray)
2. The Real Me (Live in London's Wembley Arena)(Blu-Ray)
3. Quadrophenia (Live in London's Wembley Arena)(Blu-Ray)
4. Cut My Hair (Live in London's Wembley Arena)(Blu-Ray)
See all 23 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Same as Above Except it is a DVD
Disc: 3
1. I Am The Sea (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
2. The Real Me (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
3. Quadrophenia (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
4. Cut My Hair (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
See all 11 tracks on this disc
Disc: 4
1. Sea And Sand (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
2. Drowned (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
3. Bell Boy (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
4. Doctor Jimmy (Live in London's Wembley Arena)
See all 12 tracks on this disc
Disc: 5
1. I Am The Sea
2. The Real Me
3. Quadrophenia
4. Cut My Hair
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Editorial Reviews

In 2012/2013, The Who embarked on the Quadrophenia and More Tour, performing their landmark rock opera in its entirety, marking the 40th anniversary of the original 1973 release of this double-album masterpiece. The critically acclaimed and highly successful tour closed at London's Wembley Arena, with the cameras rolling, to record the closing night of this historic anniversary tour.
QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON: 5-Disc Limited Collector's Edition includes the High Definition Blu-RayTM and standard DVD of the concert film, both in 5.1 Surround Sound audio; a two-CD soundtrack of the show; and for the first time, a 5.1 Surround Sound mix of the entire 1973 album release of Quadrophenia on a Blu-Ray Audio DiscTM. Extras include a 6' Mod Headlight sticker, a Mod Headlight button, and a book with liner notes and photos, all housed in a 10' metal container embossed with the movie-inspired, iconic, Mod bullseye logo painted on a Vespa SG scooter headlight.
Filmed on July 8, 2013, QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON features The Who in peak form, performing Quadrophenia from front to back, in its entirety, plus a special set of some of their all-time greatest hits. The film captures the band's dynamic performance in front of their hometown crowd and features blistering performances of 'The Real Me', 'The Punk And The Godfather', 'Doctor Jimmy' and a powerful performance of 'Love Reign O'er Me'. With HD screen backdrops, archival footage and today s advanced technology in sound, QUADROPHENIA: LIVE IN LONDON reunites The Who with bandmates John Entwistle, for '5:15', and Keith Moon for his signature song 'Bell Boy'. In addition to their performance of Quadrophenia, the band tear through classic tracks such as 'Pinball Wizard', 'Who Are You', 'You Better You Bet' 'Baba O'Riley' 'Won't Get Fooled Again' and 'Tea & Theatre', from their 2006 release 'Endless Wire', with the intensity and power only The Who can conjure.

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26 of 28 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great release - ignore the whiners! June 11, 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Well, after 40 years we finally have a live, official audio release of the The Who's 1973 masterpiece - "Quadrophenia". I purchased the boxed set which includes the Blu-ray video, the regular DVD, 2 CD audio and a 5.1 mix of the studio album. I think it's a highly enjoyable set - Roger's singing is surprisingly a little better than I expected, and Pete's licks are in tact. I truly can't understand some of the other reviews here - give it one star because you are tired of compilations and live albums?, Knock off a star because it does not include auto-rip? (I was actually able to download the tracks from Amazon for free before I actually rec'd the package), Give it two stars because the box set from two years ago did not have a complete 5.1 mix? Totally ridiculous. Reviewed on its own, this is a nice release. The sound is good, picture is nice, packaging is cool and it's a great live show of Quadrophenia for God sakes!! Any Who fan worth his or her salt has always wanted a nice live release of this show. Granted, We don't get John or Keith, but the tribute paid to them during the show I think worked ok. Also granted - the show is from 2013, and not 1973 - yes, there are side musicians etc.. but it's still a great, at least 4 star show - one of the more unique rock shows ever attempted and it's nicer than the video of the 1997 show which I believe was mono and certainly not the video quality of this new release. Encores are cool and if I was to complain about anything, it would be that they could have included the great Quadrophenia documentary that the BBC put together last year - it would have been a perfect bonus, but I am not going to knock it down to two stars because they didn't do something I would have liked LOL. It's great to finally get a 5.1 mix of the studio album which is included as a "bonus" to this live set. Yes, the full set of songs should have been included with the 2012 set, but at least we finally have it now.
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WOW. The 'Real' Director's Cut June 11, 2014
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This review is for the deluxe 5 disc set. I also own the 'Director's Cut' that came out last year, and that set really left me wanting. That was a great package, except for the 5.1 mix DVD-A 'sampler' of tunes from the album. My two thoughts then were: 1. why bother if you're not going to mix the whole album in 5.1, and 2. I hope that when it does get mixed it's a lot better than those samples.

This version of Quadrophenia, as the title states, features a live version performed in 2013 at Wembley. You get a Blu-Ray, a DVD and audio CDs. WOW, the band sounds great. Roger's voice is strong, and Pete is a rhythm power house. I went to see them perform Quadrophenia in 1997, so I passed on the chance to see them in 2012. I am now kicking myself big time. The band is clicking, it's typical Who on a great night. They start off a little stiff (I mean this is a complex piece to play), but get better and better with each song. Scott Devours is great on the drums. Of course he's no Keith Moon, but Keith does appear via film singing "Bell Boy". Pino Palladino's bass sounds better on this mix than any other live performances I own. Of course he's no John Entwistle, but John also appears via film playing the bass solo on "5:15".

It's great to hear a full band performance of "Drowned" again. The videos playing during the songs have been updated since the 1996-97 tour, there is still a lot of the post-war Britain films, but there are more pictures of the band and a montage near the end that goes up through modern times. Hard to believe these guys are still this good.

So what else do we get with this? Oh disc number 5...almost forgot. WOW again. The 5.1 mix on the Blu-Ray with this exceeded all my expectations.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The way it was meant to be heard June 10, 2014
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So you can buy the blue ray live disc,or the compact disc audio live,but the meat on the bone here is the blue ray 5.1 surround of the original album.we had a taste on the box set in 2011,I have listened to this album 100's of times and this time I heard horns,guitars and vocals missing from original mix.This is a little pricey,but Who fans will love this!so when do we get Who's Next box set?
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Magnificent! June 17, 2014
Format:Audio CD
Lifelong Who fans like me will buy this anyway and won't need a review from me to encourage them, but for what it's worth I think this is exceptionally good. It's very well produced, but most importantly the performance of the band is simply brilliant.

I was a little sceptical about whether this would really be any good. A fine show, certainly, and Pete and Roger can always be relied upon but I did wonder about the overall effect. In fact, in places I prefer this to the original album - something I never thought I'd say after 40 years of loving the original. Roger's voice has matured and mellowed somewhat and his diction isn't as crisp as it was but, by God, that heart-racing power is still all there when he needs it. The high notes in Is It In My Head, for example, are still spine-tingling and I'm One is an absolute masterpiece here, I think, with thrilling, thoughtful vocals, some fine acoustic guitar from Pete and superb work from the rest of the band. Age has brought a greater depth and sense of meaning to their performances without losing one jot of their sheer visceral power and excitement. I'm thrilled and a little surprised at how good this is.

I also think special mention should go to Scott Devours on drums. I didn't think it possible for anyone to replace Keith Moon, and in a sense it isn't - he was a unique one-off. Devours has the sense not to try to imitate the inimitable but he gets the sense and feel of the man somehow, and although the drumming isn't Moon and never could be, it feels exactly right and I think it's a brilliant performance which really adds to the set.

The sheer impact of the final three tracks of Quadrophenia - 5.15, The Rock and Love Reign O'er Me - is stunning.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Still the best live band on the planet!
Great performance by the Who, well recorded and playing to their strengths.
Published 2 days ago by Gordon R. Bartik
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great
Published 21 days ago by william ross
3.0 out of 5 stars Always the superb showmen - they put on a noble effort to link with...
Good to see the lads representing The Who so well on the stage. For me the greatest blues-rock ensemble ever, and the four characters also distinct like Paul, John, George and... Read more
Published 1 month ago by R. O'Brien
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
It's the freakin' Who!
Published 1 month ago by Don Anthony
2.0 out of 5 stars Quadrophenia is clearly one of my favorite albums of all time
Quadrophenia is clearly one of my favorite albums of all time.I bought it on vinyl and on CD soon after the initial releases. Currently I primarily only listen to live music. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Glen N Welsh
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Eexcellent cd and servic
Published 1 month ago by M. Pina
5.0 out of 5 stars OLD GUYS RULE!!
Yes, it's 40 years after Quadrophenia was released. But it's still a great story, the youthful alienation is still relevant, it's still one of the greatest rock albums -... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Lumberjack Brian
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
excellent
Published 1 month ago by ESTEBAN PONCE GARCIA
5.0 out of 5 stars I love the Who
What can I say, I love the Who, Quadrophenia is a terrific set of musical stories, and remastered to boot! Read more
Published 1 month ago by P. Sullivan
4.0 out of 5 stars In-depth review: intriguing to hear the nuances that make this...
"They are no longer kids, but they have not forgotten." So Ellen Willis, the late cultural critic and pop music reviewer, mused about The Who. Back in 1969. Read more
Published 1 month ago by John L Murphy
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