Depeche Mode announces re-release of documentary concert film ‘101’


Depeche Mode to release an expanded, high-definition version of their 1989 documentary concert film 101 December 3.

The original 1989 film, a husband-wife collaboration between DA Pennebaker (Do not look back) and Chris Hegedus (The war room), centered on Depeche Mode’s journey from New York to California in support of their 1987 album Music for Masses. The race culminating in the the tour group’s final performance at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on June 18, 1988, which was documented on a 1989 live album.

You can watch a trailer for the new deluxe set including 101: A film by DA Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus, David Dawkins, below.

“It’s amazing to be able to see DA Pennebaker’s film and this period of our career presented in this new high definition light,” Depeche Mode said in a statement.

A Blu-ray Disc will include three new bonus performances of “A Question of Lust”, “Sacred” and “Something to Do”, as well as the promotional video for “Everything Counts”. The box set will also include a 48-page photo book, a replica of the original American movie poster, a double CD of the original 20 tracks 101 live album and more.

“Dispatch Mode 101 is definitely one of our all-time favorite movies and one of our favorite cinematic experiences, ”Hegedus said in a statement. 101the parallel realities of following this pioneering British band’s historic tour as they storm America, bringing exciting new sound to the masses, as well as an intimate view of a bus filled with ardent young fans on an unforgettable trip to the Rose Bowl, this documentary makes a revolutionary influence on the reality genre. Making this film was a great adventure for both of us. … At the end of the tour, we became their biggest fans. We are delighted to present this new version to the public. “

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