The Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization Amnesty International presented the legendary Human Rights Concerts between 1986 and 1998 to raise consciousness and funds for the worldwide struggle for human rights. Now they are "RELEASED!"
6 DVDs packed with historic live concert performances and extra features!
1986: A Conspiracy of Hope
5 hours including over 50 songs by U2 The Police Peter Gabriel, Bryan Adams Joni Mitchell Miles Davis Jackson Browne Joan Baez & Aaron Neville Joan Armatrading Lou Reed and more!
1988: Human Rights Now!
3 hours including 19 songs by Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Sting Peter Gabriel Youssou N Dour Tracy Chapman and more!
1990: An Embrace of Hope
71 minutes including 10 songs by Sting Sinead O'Connor Jackson Browne Peter Gabriel Wynton Marsalis and more!
1998: The Struggle Continues...
2 1/2 hours including 28 songs by Radiohead Bruce Springsteen Jimmy Page & Robert Plant Alanis Morissette Peter Gabriel with Youssou N'Dour Tracy Chapman and more!
Other performers include:
Bob Geldof Third World The Hooters Peter, Paul & Mary Steven Van Zandt Ruben Blades Howard Jones The Neville Brothers Inti-Illimani New Kids On The Block Asian Dub Foundation Kassav' Shania Twain Carlos Santana and Fela Kuti.
Companion material includes:
32 individual segments (totaling 4¾ hours) of companion content
In-depth documentary about the concert series featuring new interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Bono, Peter Gabriel, Pete Townshend and more
Exclusive new 20-minute interview with Bruce Springsteen
Exclusive new 20-minute interview with Sting
Peter Gabriel's home movies of 1986 tour - including backstage scenes and legendary late-night all-star jam!
Interviews and Amnesty testimonials featuring major music & movie stars
Additional stage and studio performances for Amnesty (1979-2012) by Bono, Jeff Beck, David Byrne, Coldplay, Green Day, Mumford & Sons, Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Perry, Damien Rice, Seal, Pete Seeger, Sting & The Secret Police, Pete Townshend, John Williams and Evan Rachel Wood
Included on EW s Must List: An appropriately epic box set. Entertainment Weekly, Nov. 1, 2013
Lovely. USA Today, Nov. 5, 2013
One of the most influential benefits and consciousness-raising events in the history of charitable activities. New Jersey Star-Ledger, Oct. 9, 2013