U2 / Saitama Super Arena 2019 1st Night / 2CD+1Bonus DVDR

U2 / Saitama Super Arena 2019 1st Night / 2CD+1Bonus DVDR / Wardour
Live at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan 4th December 2019 plus Bonus DVDR “Saitama Super Arena 2019 1st Night: The Video Expanded”

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The performance of “THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR” in Japan that will remain in history. The finest original recording is now available on the permanent preservation press 2CD.
A complete live performance of the Daimyo board that won the world in 1987. The opportunity was realized only twice in Japan. Included in this work is the first of them, “December 4, 2019: Saitama Super Arena Performance”. It is the best audience recording. In our shop, we have already introduced the complete two-day “SAITAMA SUPER ARENA 2019 (Uxbridge 1182)”, but of course this is a completely separate recording. This is also the original master only for this work, which was handed over from the recorder himself.

[Recording the name from the standing seat] The quality is just overwhelming. The most amazing thing is the clear and clear air feeling and the on-core. The Uxbridge board was great enough, but this work is a little different. The treble is beautifully extended to the moment when it is sucked into the emptiness, and the midrange is full of response to feel the mass. Although there is a sound like an audience in the reverberation of vocals that resonates, it does not feel strangely cloudy or cloudy, adding exquisite spectacle and thickness. The outline of each note shines sharply, but it never hurts to the kinkin and ears, but it has a brilliant sparkle.
Exceptional three-dimensional sensation comes to mind when it is so clear. Because the range is wide, each phrase and rhythm has a three-dimensional effect, and because the separation is good, there is an immersive feeling surrounded by the four sides. What’s more, audience excitement also plays a role. The balance is such that the performance sound is approaching in front of you, the swaying and chorusing is huge, and it is approaching from behind. The factor is probably the position. This work was recorded in the front standing area, picking up the sound of the PA directly and making a big cheer only from a distance. In the 4-disc Uxbridge board, the singing voice of the audience could be a little disturbed by the song, but this work has little, but the spectacle is even bigger. It is a name recording that perfectly balances the U2 melody and scale.
Such a sound is depicted in a century show centered on the complete reproduction of “THE JOSHUA TREE”. I have explained the set so far, but it is a press board that many people can see, so let me introduce it here again.

[Main set (80s)] ● Opening: Sunday Bloody Sunday
● Before album reproduction (4 songs)
・ BOY: I Will Follow (first day only)
・ WAR: New Year’s Day
・ THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE: Bad / Pride (In The Name Of Love)
● Album reproduction (11 songs): All THE JOSHUA TREE songs
● After reproducing the album (1 song)
・ RATTLE AND HUM: Angel Of Harlem (first day only)

[Encore (since 90s: 8 songs)] ・ ACHTUNG BABY: Even Better Than The Real Thing / Ultraviolet (Light My Way) / One
・ ALL THAT YOU CAN’T LEAVE BEHIND : Elevation / Beautiful Day
・ SONGS OF INNOCENCE: Every Breaking Wave (first day only)
・ SONGS OF EXPERIENCE: Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way

… and it looks like this. The main part of the main set is to reproduce the album, but in fact it is also a point before and after. At first glance it looks random, but it is not. After the opening of the fixed opening “Sunday Bloody Sunday”, the initial numbers are arranged in chronological order as “BOY”-> “WAR”-> “THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE” and digest the steps leading to “THE JOSHUA TREE”. And even after reproducing the whole album, “Angel Of Harlem” is inserted from “RATTLE AND HUM” and the highlight. Again, the timeline is strictly preserved, and the entire set is used to express “U2 in the 1980s”. “THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR” was also held in 2017, the 30th anniversary of the album, but the main set was finished with “Mothers of the Disappeared”, but the 2019 edition is one more Ingenuity has been added to achieve both live performance and conceptual perfection.
And the encore is “U2 after that”. While playing “ACHTUNG BABY” as a driving force, he plays classic songs from the 2000s and 2010s in a normal style released from time series. The mood really looks like an encore, and at the same time it is a show where you can feel the deepness of U2, who has always written a good billion.

“THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR” of the century that not only reproduced the famous masterpiece that conquered the earth, but also expressed the whole concept until the golden 80s. It is a live album where you can fully experience the Japanese scene with superb sound. Although this work is (possibly) the top of the Japanese performance, it is not the only one. The huge scale U2 is also known as a difficult band for audience recording, and the name recording so far is rare in the world. A treasure of Japan proud of such a world. Please fully enjoy it with the permanent preservation press 2CD.

歴史に残るであろう“THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR”の日本公演。その極上オリジナル録音が永久保存プレス2CDで登場です。
1987年に世界を制覇した大名盤の完全生演奏。その機会は日本でただ2度だけ実現しました。本作に収められているのは、そのうちの初回となる「2019年12月4日:さいたまスーパーアリーナ公演」。その極上オーディエンス録音です。当店では、すでに2日間のコンプリート盤『SAITAMA SUPER ARENA 2019(Uxbridge 1182)』もご紹介しておりますが、本作はもちろん完全別録音。これまた録音家自身から譲られた本作だけのオリジナル・マスターです。

そんなサウンドで描かれるのは、『THE JOSHUA TREE』完全再現を軸にした世紀のショウ。これまでもセットの解説はしてきましたが、多くの方の目に触れるプレス盤ですので、ここでもう一度ご紹介致しましょう。

●オープニング:Sunday Bloody Sunday
・BOY:I Will Follow(初日のみ)
・WAR:New Year’s Day
・THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE:Bad/Pride (In The Name Of Love)
●アルバム再現(11曲):THE JOSHUA TREE全曲
・RATTLE AND HUM:Angel Of Harlem(初日のみ)

・ACHTUNG BABY:Even Better Than The Real Thing/Ultraviolet (Light My Way)/One
・ALL THAT YOU CAN’T LEAVE BEHIND:Elevation/Beautiful Day
・SONGS OF INNOCENCE:Every Breaking Wave(初日のみ)
・SONGS OF EXPERIENCE:Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way

……と、このようになっています。本編セットはアルバム再現が目玉ですが、実はその前後もポイント。一見するとランダムなようにも見えますが、そうではない。固定オープニングの「Sunday Bloody Sunday」で幕開けした後は初期ナンバーを『BOY』→『WAR』→『THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE』と時系列に並べ、『THE JOSHUA TREE』へ至る歩みをダイジェストする。そして、アルバム全編を再現した後も『RATTLE AND HUM』から「Angel Of Harlem」が差し込まれてハイライトを迎える。ここでもキッチリ時系列が守られており、本編セット全体を使って「80年代のU2」も表現しているのです。“THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR”は、アルバム30周年となる2017年にも行われていたのですが、そこでは「Mothers of the Disappeared」で本編セットが終了していましたが、2019年編はさらに一工夫加えられ、ライヴの流れとコンセプチュアルな完成度の両立が図られたわけです。
そして、アンコールは「その後のU2」。『ACHTUNG BABY』を牽引役にしながら2000年代・2010年代の名曲を、時系列から解放された通常スタイルで演奏していく。そのムードは実にアンコールらしく、同時に常に良い巨億を書き続けてきたU2の懐深さを感じるショウなのです。

地球を制覇した大名盤の再現ばかりか、黄金の80年代まで丸ごとコンセプチュアルに表現してみせた世紀の“THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR”。その日本現場を極上サウンドでフル体験できるライヴアルバムです。本作は日本公演の(恐らく)頂点盤ではありますが、実はそれだけではない。巨大スケールのU2はオーディエンス録音の難しいバンドとしても知られ、ここまでの名録音は世界的にも珍しい。そんな世界に誇る日本の至宝。どうぞ、永久保存プレス2CDで存分にご堪能ください。


Disc 1 (67:46)
1. The Whole of the Moon
2. Sunday Bloody Sunday
3. I Will Follow
4. New Year’s Day
5. Bad
6. Pride (In the Name of Love)
7. Where the Streets Have No Name
8. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
9. With or Without You
10. Bullet the Blue Sky
11. Running to Stand Still
12. Red Hill Mining Town
13. In God’s Country

Disc 2 (75:10)
1. MC
2. Trip Through Your Wires
3. One Tree Hill
4. Exit
5. Mothers of the Disappeared
6. Angel of Harlem
7. Elevation
8. Vertigo
9. Band Introductions
10. Even Better Than the Real Thing
11. Every Breaking Wave
12. Beautiful Day
13. Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
14. Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way
15. One



U2 / Saitama Super Arena 2019 1st Night The Video Expanded / 1DVDR / Non Label
Live at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan 4th December 2019

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Reproduction show “THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR” of the famous plate that finally came true in Japan. The main press 2CD is a historic masterpiece that allows you to enjoy the first day performance with superb sound. However, because of the historical show, I want to witness the “sight”. Therefore, the video version that meets that wish is also included in the bonus.
That’s why this work is “December 4, 2019 Saitama Super Arena Performance”. This is an audience shot. However, this work is not a series of images taken by a single photographer, but a combination of multiple shots. Here, some people may think of the video collection “SAITAMA SUPER ARENA 2019: THE VIDEO (Uxbridge 1183)” that we introduced the other day, but this work is similar. The basics are the same as the Uxbridge board of the other day, but this work is an “extended version” that has greatly increased the video instead of focusing only on the first day (with pro shot).

Suddenly it was folded that it was an “extended version” of “the other day”, but if you don’t know the Uxbridge board, it might be “???” so let’s start from the beginning. The basis of this work is an edited work using an audience shot produced by Mania. However, it is not as frequent as a multi-camera, and basically a full show is made up of a stack of videos for each song. For this reason, I can’t say “Angle is OO” or “Camera work is ◇◇”. After all, this performance in Japan is a complete reproduction of the historic Daimyo board for the first time in 13 years. The scene overflowed with fans, including smartphones, and a huge video began to appear immediately after the performance. It ’s still been a week from the start, so I ’m not exhausted, but it ’s still different from other bands. There is no doubt that “Korezo!” Is selected from the large number of images. Of course, depending on the song, the sea of ​​light from a huge screen or smartphone is the point, so the whole song is not a direct shot, but in most scenes you can stare at the stage without any obstruction.
And I don’t get bored because the viewpoint changes with each song. It is also a real experience when viewed from one angle, but in that case, the skill of the photographer is greatly involved. If you are not used to shooting, you will lose sight and become monotonous. However, this work never gets bored because the point of view changes for each song, and the highlights are firmly held because it is selected. It’s a luxurious experience where you can enjoy a full show while moving the special seats.
So far, this is the description of Uxbridge’s previous edition. This work is a re-edited version that has increased the amount of video from the previous edition and seamlessly beautifully reorganized the editing that was cut off. It was all the songs of the show at the time of the previous edition, but it was further selected from the video that appeared later. Additional 6 songs. And it ’s not just an increase. The quality has exceeded the previous record as it was added later. If you are experiencing the Uxbridge 2-disc set, I think it’s a good idea, but the video quality was better on the second day than on the first day. This augmentation video is comparable in quality to that second day.
Furthermore, one take that was recorded in the last of this work is to dome. This is a professional shot on the first day in Japan that was released online by the official. Although there is only “Elevation” at the top of the encore, there is a huge spectacle that is the official pro shot of the multi-camera. This is the best video in Japan.

“THE JOSHUA TREE” complete reproduction was first released in Japan on “December 4, 2019”. A full-length press 2CD that allows you to experience the whole picture seamlessly, and a full-length version of this work. It is a luxurious set that keeps “Now” that experienced history at hand. Please enjoy plenty together.

遂に日本でも叶った大名盤の再現ショウ“THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR”。本編プレス2CDは、初日公演を極上サウンドで楽しめる歴史的な名盤です。しかし、歴史的なショウだからこそ“光景”でも目撃したい。そこで、その願いに応える映像編もボーナス付属決定です。
そんなわけで、本作に収められているのは「2019年12月4日さいたまスーパーアリーナ公演」。そのオーディエンス・ショットです。ただし、本作は1人の撮影者による通し映像ではなく、複数のショットを組み合わせたタイプ。ここで、先日ご紹介した映像集『SAITAMA SUPER ARENA 2019: THE VIDEO(Uxbridge 1183)』を思い浮かべる方もいらっしゃると思いますが、本作は似て非なるもの。基本は先日のUxbridge盤と同様なのですが、本作は初日分だけに絞った代わりに映像を大幅増量した「拡張版」なのです(プロショット付き)。


『THE JOSHUA TREE』完全再現が日本初公開された「2019年12月4日」。その全貌をシームレスに極上体験できる本編プレス2CDと、多彩な視点で全編見つめられる本作。歴史を体験した“今”を手元に残す贅沢なセットです。ぜひ、併せてたっぷりとお楽しみください。

1. Intro
2. Sunday Bloody Sunday
3. I Will Follow
4. New Year’s Day #1
5. New Year’s Day #2
6. Bad / Heroes
7. Pride (In the Name of Love)
8. Where The Streets Have No Name #1
9. Where The Streets Have No Name #2
10. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
11. With Or Without You #1
12. With Or Without You #2
13. Bullet The Blue Sky
14. Running To Stand Still
15. Red Hill Mining Town
16. In God’s Country #1
17. In God’s Country #2
18. Trip Through Your Wires
19. One Tree Hill
20. Exit
21. Mothers Of The Disappeared
22. Angel Of Harlem #1
23. Angel Of Harlem #2
25. Elevation
26. Vertigo
27. Even Better Than The Real Thing
28. Every Breaking Wave #1
29. Every Breaking Wave #2
30. Beautiful Day
31. Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
32. Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way
33. One

Bonus Track
34. Elevation (Pro-Shot) (SiriusXM)

COLOUR NTSC Approx.172min.

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