Amnesty International Releasing Concerts on DVD

By on October 7, 2013

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the “Human Rights Now!” world tour, a 6-week, 5-continent, 50-nation, 20-concert tour of the world in 1988 that reunited Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N’Dour , Amnesty International is releasing a CD + DVD of highlights from The Human Rights Concerts the series of benefit concerts staged between 1986 and 1998 to raise awareness and funds for the Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights organisation Amnesty International.

This new release is designed to continue that mission and raise further funds for Amnesty s crucial work. Net proceeds from the DVD and CD benefit Amnesty International.

 

3 of the 4 set have never released officially in DVD and CD: The first set of performances come from A Conspiracy Of Hope, Amnesty s 25th anniversary US concert tour in 1986 (13 tracks), followed by Human Rights Now!, the historic 5-continent 20-concert world tour undertaken in 1988 (5 tracks). The series continued with stand-alone concerts An Embrace Of Hope in Chile in 1990 (4 tracks) and The Struggle Continues in Paris in 1998 (8 tracks).

 

Both CD and DVD contain 3  Tracy Chapman tracks:

 

  • Talkin’Bout A Revolution from Human Rights Now tour, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1988
  • Fast Car from Paris Concert for Amnesty International, The Struggle Continues, 1998
  • Get Up, Stand Up (with Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel and Youssou N’Dour) from Paris Concert for Amnesty International, The Struggle Continues, 1998.

 

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VIDEO: Get Up, Stand Up (with Tracy Chapman, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel and Youssou N’Dour) from Paris Concert for Amnesty International, The Struggle Continues, 1998

Read more: http://www.about-tracy-chapman.net/cd-dvd-release-get-up-stand-up-highlights-from-the-human-rights-concerts-1986-1998/#ixzz2h3vgWQzF

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