EMI will release Blondie’s entire live performance from New Year’s Eve 1979 on CD and DVD on October 4, 2010. Blondie’s concert at the Apollo in Glasgow was originally broadcast live on BBC Radio 1 and on The Old Grey Whistle Test, an influential BBC 2 TV show, which ran from 1971 to 1987.
Blondie at the BBC is packed full of rare footage and previously unreleased material and features:
On a 22-track CD:
* The entire live BBC Radio 1 recordings of the 1979 concert.
* Spectacular live footage of the Glasgow concert
* Three performances for BBC 2’s Old Grey Whistle Test
* Four Top Of The Pops performances: “Denis”, “Picture This”, “Sunday Girl”, and “Dreaming”
This is a U.K. release that will also be exported to the U.S. and released digitally. Online purchase is available at any of the following: Amazon UK, HMV, Play, Amazon US (import), and iTunes. The DVD is a non-regionalized NTSC format disc and will play on U.S. and European equipment and on any computer.