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'Black & White Night 30'

It’s 30 years since Roy Orbison’s iconic ’87 comeback gig and you can finally experience the show from hundreds of unseen angles with ‘Black & White Night 30’, reissue out February 24th.

Originally shot on seven cameras at the Coconut Grove Club in Los Angeles and broadcast as ‘Roy Orbison & Friends: A Black & White Night’, Roy’s son Alex and co-editor Luke Chalk have re-edited the entire performance from all the previously unseen angles. Almost every shot is brand new.

‘Black & White Night 30’ will be available on Blu-Ray, DVD and CD

Extras include a whole host of unreleased material, much of which was only rumoured to even exist. Previously unseen versions of ‘Oh Pretty Woman’ and ‘Blue Angel’ and footage of the subsequent ‘secret concert’ where Roy and the band returned to the stage to play five songs after the audience had left! All tracks have been freshly remastered by Richard Dodd.

There’s also a 33 minute documentary featuring rehearsal footage and interviews with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, k.d lang, Elvis Costello and more

“Best Kept Secret” by Case/Lang/Veirs from the self-titled album, available June 17th. is a one a of a kind album from Neko Case, K.D. Lang, and Laura Veirs. from three phenomenal, self-driven artists:
avant-rock icon Neko Case, legendary musical nomad K.D. Lang, and indie folk star Laura Veirs.These three women wrote all 14 songs and shared lead vocals equally, sometimes even within the same track. Full of stunning harmo¬nies and spellbinding rhythms, case/lang/veirs travels through aches and eras, torch songs and tributes to the undersung.

The self-driven artists:  Neko Case, legendary musical nomad and four-time Grammy winner k.d. lang, and indie folk star Laura Veirs. ANTIrecords is sharing the album’s lead track “Atomic Number,” which features vocals by all three singers, today.

“case/lang/veirs” the album will be released June 17th on ANTI- Records with an extensive tour to follow. Dates already confirmed for the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, The Newport Folk Festival, and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park among others.

‘case/lang/veirs’ features fourteen original songs written by Neko Case, K.D. Lang and Laura Veirs over a period of two-and-a-half years. Full of stunning harmonies and spellbinding rhythms, ‘case/lang/veirs’ draws inspiration from alluring, mysterious subjects: a supermoon, the tumbledown story of 70s singer Judee Sill, and the “best kept secret” in Silver Lake, to name but three.   It was recorded in Portland, OR where Lang and Veirs both live, and produced by Tucker Martine with the group. Sessions commenced in Lang’s loft with a view of Mount St. Helens, and in Veirs’ dining room and backyard studio.