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Austin Chronicle - December 13, 2013
Released! The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998 [Review]
Overshadowed by Live Aid, the Human Rights Concerts were perhaps a greater achievement. The bonus features, of which there's a massive amount: Home movies of an afterparty from Gabriel's personal collection and some Secret Policeman's Ball, the beginnings of the series featuring Pete Townshend, are essential.
Huff Post Live [Internet TV show] - December 10, 2013
Martin Lewis' New Amnesty International Film 'Rocks'!
A 15-minute TV segment on Huff Post Live about Human Rights Day and how entertainers have helped bring human rights to the public attention - with longtime Amnesty activist and producer Martin Lewis
Huffington Post - December 10, 2013
What A Day For A Day-Dream... Of Universal Human Rights
Today is YOUR day. I'm writing this for the benefit of this planet's approximately seven billion human beings. (Human Beings? Surely you remember us... We were very big in the '60s...)
Grammy 365 (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) - December 9, 2013
Premiere of Amnesty International's new concert movie ¡RELEASED!
In commemoration of Human Rights Day and in salute of Amnesty International - the Museum of Modern Art in New York is presenting the premiere of a new concert film starring many of the world's leading musicians performing in support of Amnesty and human rights
Showbiz 411 - December 9, 2013
Premiere Tuesday Night at MoMA: Sting, Bruce, Bono in Unreleased Amnesty International Films
Back in the 1980s through the '90s Amnesty International hosted amazing concerts with lots of rock stars including Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Bono and Peter Gabriel. Producer Martin Lewis is screening them Tuesday night at the Museum of Modern Art – even if there’s a blizzard!
Rolling Stone - December 6, 2013
Premiere! Youssou N'Dour's Lost Performance of 'Nelson Mandela' Tribute Song [VIDEO]
When news broke that Nelson Mandela had passed away, producer Martin Lewis – who has been compiling a DVD box set of Human Rights Concerts from 1986 to 1998, titled ¡Released! – remembered N'Dour's performance. He went back to the archives and digitally restored the footage, which he released for the first time ever today, and you can watch here exclusively.
Backstreets - December 3, 2013
CHIMES OF FREEDOM FLASHIN' FOR 65 YEARS Commemorating Human Rights Day and Springsteen’s work with Amnesty
Tuesday, December 10 will mark the 65th anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On that date, Human Rights Day will once again be recognized around the world.
DVD Talk - December 1, 2013
Highly Recommended!
There's magic in these moments, just as there are goosebump inducing elements here... Added content that will truly blow you away… There is enough here to satisfy even the most picky rock fan. What it lacks in polish, "¡Released! The Human Rights Concerts" makes up for in passion…
JamBands.com - November 23, 2013
An Extraordinary Feat!
The sheer amount of entertainment contained in the six-DVD set, "¡Released! The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998", and its two-CD sister, produced by Amnesty International, could be enough of an argument for full support of Amnesty’s cause
BBC Radio - November 21, 2013
Celebrating the Human Rights Concerts - AND the Monty Python Reunion!
Amnesty producer Martin Lewis speaking live on BBC Radio about the new Amnesty International DVD box-set of the "Human Rights Concerts" - and also about the (then) just breaking news of the reunion of Monty Python - longtime supporters of Amnesty International. (Lewis was co-creator/producer of Amnesty's "Secret Policeman's Ball" benefit series and worked with the Pythons from 1976 onwards)
Rolling Stone - November 13, 2013
New This Week! The Hottest Product Ever!
The line-up verges on the staggering: U2, Springsteen, Radiohead, Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant and… just about anybody any good ever! Over 1,020 minutes of great content here... and most of it very much worth your time and energy... Great stuff! Get it while you can!
Bruce Springsteen Official Facebook - November 13, 2013
Released by Amnesty!
To celebrate its legendary Human Rights Concerts of 1986-1998, Amnesty International has released a 6-disc DVD box-set and CD of highlight performances from U2, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Radiohead, Peter Gabriel, The Police, Lou Reed, Joni Mitchell, Bono and dozens more.
Rolling Stone - November 12, 2013
Bono Pays Tribute To Lou Reed
"We first hooked up on the Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope tour in 1986. He would talk guitar sounds with Edge, motorcycle sounds with Larry, James Joyce with me and – maybe I'm remembering this wrong – relationships with Adam."
Los Angeles Times [print edition] - November 12, 2013
Revisiting Benefit Shows
These events brought out high-profile supporters including Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Miles Davis, Sinead O'Connor, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and many more.
Deseret News - November 11, 2013
Star-studded 'Human Rights Concerts' debut on DVD this week
Sting, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and many other music giants perform their hits for a collection of four “Human Rights Concerts,” debuting on DVD this week. The collective talent is quite astonishing. There’s a feverish sincerity and electricity that signals the passion these artists have for the cause of Amnesty International.
USA Today [print edition] - November 11, 2013
'¡RELEASED!' DVD Box Set Merges Message And Music
From 1986 to 1998, a parade of music's superstars circled the globe performing under the banner of Amnesty International's human rights campaign. Those historic concerts are collected in¡RELEASED!, a six-DVD box set and companion double CD new this week.
Louisville Courier Journal - November 9, 2013
¡RELEASED!' DVD box set
¡RELEASED! arrives ahead of December 10th's 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Amnesty's beacon during 52 years of activism.
Huffington Post - November 8, 2013
WATCH! Sting, Bruce, Bono & More In Incredible Never-Before-Seen Video!
"Released By Amnesty!" presents the highlights of 28 concerts over five continents, featuring 36 artists and 1,216 songs - all distilled into one five-minute film!
KNEN 94.7-FM [RADIO INTERVIEW] - November 8, 2013
How Rock 'n' Roll Helped Draw Attention To Human Rights
Amnesty producer Martin Lewis speaks on the morning show on KNEN 94.7-FM in Norfolk, Nebraska - about the new Amnesty International DVD box-set of the "Human Rights Concerts"
KTRS 550-AM [RADIO INTERVIEW] - November 8, 2013
Going Against The Grain! 17 Hours Of Video In An ADD World
Amnesty producer Martin Lewis speaks on the John Carney show on KTRS 550-AM in St. Louis - about the new Amnesty International DVD box-set of the "Human Rights Concerts" - and about the Beatles too!
Premiere Radio Network [RADIO INTERVIEW] - November 8, 2013
Rock Stars At Their Peak!
Amnesty producer Martin Lewis speaks on the Premiere Radio Network - about the new Amnesty International DVD box-set of the "Human Rights Concerts"
Sixx Sense (Nikki Sixx syndicated radio show) [RADIO INTERVIEW] - November 8, 2013
Amazing DVD Set For Rock Fans!
Amnesty producer Martin Lewis speaks on Nikki Sixx's "Sixx Sense" nationally-syndicated radio show about the new Amnesty International DVD box-set of the "Human Rights Concerts"
USA Today - November 7, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Bono, Green Day, Radiohead and Sting serve up some of the best tunes in Amnesty's DVD box set
USA TODAY asked ¡Released! producer Martin Lewis, who as co-creator/producer of the "Secret Policeman's Ball" benefit series instigated Amnesty's outreach to rock musicians in 1979, to name his 20 favorites from the collection
USA Today - November 7, 2013
Message and music meet in '¡RELEASED!' DVD box set
Amnesty International's storied Human Rights Concerts are preserved in a 17-hour, six-DVD box set packed with bonus interviews and performances.
American Songwriter - November 7, 2013
REVIEW: Mammoth... Substantial historical importance... Lavish, sprawling long awaited release.. Sets range from pretty good to pretty great...
There are many inspired moments dotted across the discs... If you are a fan of these acts, are looking to grab a previously missing piece of musical history, or simply want to support the worthy Amnesty International cause, this is something worth exploring more thoroughly.
American Songwriter - November 7, 2013
Salute To Joni Mitchell on her 70th Birthday!
Happy 70th birthday to Joni Mitchell, one of the greatest songwriters of her generation. To help celebrate, we’re unveiling this exclusive video taken from the new DVD/CD set ¡RELEASED!, which compiles footage and music from Amnesty International’s storied Human Rights concerts from 1986 to 1998.
Blurt Magazine - November 7, 2013
REVIEW: This Stellar Collection... Blistering set by The Police. Powerful Set by U2. Lou Reed in top form, Exciting sets by Radiohead, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Springsteen, Gabriel, Sting
At a time when star-studded benefits concerts seem to pop up at least once a year, there is still something remarkably impressive about what these Human Rights Concerts were able to pull off nearly three decades ago.
The Second Disc - November 7, 2013
REVIEW: Impressive! Remarkable! Striking! All-Encompassing! Comprehensive! A Completely Immersive Presentation!
The impressive new 6-DVD box set Released! The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998 and its companion 2-CD set of highlights not only provide hours of musical entertainment from a legendary group of artists, but also support Amnesty’s work.
Los Angeles Times - November 6, 2013
Amnesty International concerts captured on 'Released!' DVDs & CDs
It’s almost inconceivable today, but a generation ago, some of the biggest pop music events in the history of the planet came and went with no commercially available evidence left behind. That curious fact is brought to the fore with this week’s first-ever home video release of “¡Released!”
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - November 6, 2013
Just in time for our holiday shopping - the DVD releases are really piling up!
Highlights from the all-star concerts featuring Bruce Springsteen, U2, Peter Gabriel, Sting and so many more musical legends — including the late Lou Reed
Something Else! Reviews - November 6, 2013
Peter Gabriel, Sting, U2, Bruce Springsteen, others – ¡Released!: Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998
The 1980s were marked by benefit extravaganzas, though oftentimes — whatever their noble intentions — they boasted both dubious musical results and unclear benefits. Amnesty International events were different.
USA Today - November 5, 2013
DVD Release Of The Week! The Human Rights Concerts
Amnesty International presents this lovely six-disc set of highlights from the all-star concerts featuring Bruce Springsteen, U2, Peter Gabriel, Sting and so many more musical legends — including the late Lou Reed.
Chicago Sun-Times - November 4, 2013
Amnesty International shows from ’80s, ’90s arrive on DVD
Historic Human Rights Concerts staged by Amnesty International from 1986 to 1998 will be released as “¡RELEASED!,” a six-DVD box set and companion double CD by Shout! Factory.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - November 3, 2013
DVD Review of ¡RELEASED! The Human Rights Concerts
The boxed set gathers fundraising concerts from Amnesty International that play out over six DVDs, with more than 1,000 minutes of music and interviews
Los Angeles Times - November 1, 2013
Police's Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland due at film premiere Nov. 3
Two-thirds of the Police -- guitarist Andy Summers and drummer Stewart Copeland -- will be reunited on Sunday to talk about their role in Amnesty International’s benefit concerts at the world premiere of “Released!” a new concert film. Strictly by coincidence, the third member of the trio — Sting — happens to be in the area to perform Monday...
Good Day L.A. - KTTV-Fox in Los Angeles - November 1, 2013
Musicians Perform For Human Rights (TV SEGMENT)
Before benefit concerts became an industry of their own, before Live-Aid and Farm Aid and Live-8…there were the Amnesty International Shows... [TV SEGMENT ABOUT THE "HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERTS"- with producer MARTIN LEWIS]
Hollywood.com - November 1, 2013
Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers to reunite for Amnesty film launch
Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers are set to reteam for a mini-The Police reunion in Santa Monica, California on Sunday (Nov 3rd) to launch the release of a new DVD box set featuring the band's historic 1986 get-together for Amnesty International. Sting will also be in Los Angeles this weekend to perform at a tribute to filmmaker Martin Scorsese on Saturday night...
The Daily Express [UK] - November 1, 2013
Police Mini-Reunion: Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers reunite for Amnesty film
The concert movies have been edited for a 90-minute highlight film, which DVD producer Martin Lewis will air at the American Cinematheque on Sunday - and Stewart Copeland and And Summers will speak at the launch. The rockers' former bandmate Sting will also be in Los Angeles this weekend...
Entertainment Weekly - October 31, 2013
The MUST List for this week! Released! The Human Rights Concerts DVD
The shows get an appropriately epic box-set with 12 hours of concert footage and 5 more hours of extras...
Hello Magazine [Canada] - October 31, 2013
Music With A Message!
Amnesty International played an role important role in the history of benefit concerts - including inspiring Irish rocker Bob Geldof to stage Live Aid in 1985. The human rights organization's own concerts and tours redefined the way music interacted with social causes...
The Los Angeles Beat - October 31, 2013
Beat Recommends: Released! Premiere Party This Sunday At Aero Theater
This Sunday afternoon, the Aero Theater in Santa Monica will host a theatrical premiere with highlights from Released!, a 6-DVD set to be put out by Shout! Factory on November 5. Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers from the Police will be on hand for a Q&A
Backstreets - October 30, 2013
Gaze Upon The Chimes Of Freedom Flashing!
2013 marks the 25th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's worldwide Human Rights Now! tour for Amnesty International, with Peter Gabriel, Sting, Tracy Chapman, and Youssou N'Dour.
Rolling Stone - October 29, 2013
U2's Lost 1986 Hotel Bar Jam - Premiere!!! Recently recovered footage is available on new Amnesty International DVD box set.
The 1986 Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope Tour brought U2, the Police, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed and Bryan Adams to enormous basketball arenas and football stadiums all over America, but the most unique jam took place during an off day at a tiny hotel bar in Atlanta.
Amnesty International - Official Press Release - October 28, 2013
Lou Reed Was a Powerful Ally in the Cause of Human Rights, says Amnesty International USA
With the sad passing of Lou Reed, the human rights movement has lost a powerful voice for humanity and a strong ally in the defense of freedom and justice. Just as he inspired generations of rock fans with his indelible songs, he was also a passionate proponent for our cause.
Contact Music - October 28, 2013
Bruce Springsteen Overwhelmed By Studying For 1988 Amnesty International World Tour!
Bruce Springsteen fears he would not have signed on to join the likes of Peter Gabriel and Sting for the 1988 Amnesty International Human Rights Now! Tour if he'd have known beforehand how much studying was involved!
Daily Express [UK] - October 28, 2013
Stars pay tribute to Lou Reed
Rock historian Martin Lewis, who has produced an upcoming DVD box-set of Amnesty International concerts that feature Lou Reed prominently tells WENN, "Lou Reed was an exceptional pioneering musician who inspired both his contemporaries and those who followed after him.
Huffington Post - October 28, 2013
Meaning More Than Mere Music: RIP Lou Reed
Bono of U2 had recruited Lou Reed to play on the "Conspiracy of Hope" tour, which was a six city tour of the USA for Amnesty International.
New Magazine [UK] - October 28, 2013
PRANK! Sting reveals how he and Peter Gabriel stole Bruce Springsteen's clothes!
Bruce Springsteen can still remember his friends joining him onstage and mirroring his every move on the last night of Amnesty's 1988 tour. "They did a hilarious take-off on me on where everybody dressed as I did. I didn't know where they got the outfits from! It was funny..."
Showbiz 411 - October 28, 2013
Lou Reed At 1986 Amnesty International Concert: Only Wanted to Meet Jimmy Breslin!
The only person the the rocker wanted to meet was New York Daily News columnist Jimmy Breslin! “Everyone else wanted to cozy up to the movie stars. Lou was only interested in meeting Jimmy!”
Yahoo News - October 28, 2013
Tributes to rock legend Lou Reed
He generously supported Amnesty International from the very start of the Human Rights Concerts series, performing at all six concerts on Amnesty's A Conspiracy Of Hope US tour in June, 1986
Rolling Stone - October 25, 2013
How Amnesty International Rocked the World: The Inside Story!
The all-star tours that Amnesty International staged in the mid-1980s to spread awareness of human rights atrocities across the globe were herculean efforts that made all previous benefit concerts – Live Aid included – seem like a minor undertaking.
Daily Express [UK] - October 25, 2013
Sting: "Peter Gabriel & I stole Springsteen's clothes for prank!"
Sting has finally revealed how he managed to prank pal Bruce Springsteen on the last night of the Amnesty International Human Rights Now! Tour back in 1988 -
Amnesty International - Official Press Release - October 24, 2013
Two Members of The Police Reunite for World Premiere of Amnesty Concert Film in L.A.
Amnesty International's historic "Human Rights Concerts" series will be saluted at a World Premiere presented by the prestigious film organization The American Cinematheque - in Santa Monica, CA on Sunday, Nov. 3rd at 3:00pm. Two members of The Police - Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland - will reunite to participate in a Q&A following the screening with producer Martin Lewis.
Hollywood.com - October 22, 2013
Lost Peter Gabriel Footage Of Amnesty Tour Found In A Barn
Peter Gabriel's lost home video footage from the 1986 Amnesty International A Conspiracy Of Hope U.S. tour has been unearthed and restored for an upcoming DDV
Artist Direct - October 18, 2013
Amnesty International DVD & CD Box Sets "¡Released!" Due in November
¡Released! is a six-DVD box set or companion ¡Released! The Human Rights Concerts, 1986-1998 two-CD box set loaded with highlights from the Amnesty International benefit concerts that took place from 1986 through 1998. The DVD and CD sets will be released by Shout Factory on November 5 for North America.
Rolling Stone - October 11, 2013
What Is the Greatest Police Song? (Poll inspired by this week's news of the forthcoming Amnesty DVD)
The Police's final public performances before their 2007 reunion tour are finally coming to DVD on November 5th as part of the massive DVD package The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998.
Amnesty International - Official Press Release - October 11, 2013
RELEASED! DVD & CD of Human Rights Concerts with Leading Musicians to be Released on Tues., Nov. 5
The release coincides with the 25th anniversary this fall of the most high-profile of all the concerts in the series - the Human Rights Now! world tour. The six-week, five-continent, 20-concert tour of the world in 1988 was headlined by Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman and Youssou N'Dour and was seen by over one million people in-person and experienced by millions more on television and radio.
K-Earth 101 FM (Los Angeles radio) - October 11, 2013
Amnesty International Concerts, Featuring Springsteen, Sting, U2, Coming To DVD & CD
Beginning in 1986, the Human Rights Concerts toured the globe to raise funds and awareness of Amnesty International. Acts like Bruce Springsteen, Sting, U2, Peter Gabriel, Led Zeppelin‘s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page and more took the stage to perform for a cause.
Look To The Stars - October 11, 2013
Amnesty International To Release DVD And CD Of Human Rights Concerts
Thirty-six of the world’s leading musicians performing some of their biggest hits live in concert are featured in Amnesty International's latest music project, which will be released in North America on Tuesday, Nov. 5
CBS Radio (includes audio podcast) - October 10, 2013
Historic Human Rights Concerts Coming To DVD & CD
Since 1961, Amnesty International has been raising awareness to human rights abuses and violations of international law, and for more than half of their existence, they have done this through means beyond traditional lobbying.
I Love Chile News - October 10, 2013
Chile’s 1990 Amnesty International Concert Soon to Be Released on DVD
Amnesty International announced that the historic show “Desde Chile… un abrazo a la esperanza“, held on October 12 and 13, 1990 at the Estadio Nacional, will be released on DVD.
Music-News.com - October 10, 2013
Bruce Springsteen one of many on Amnesty 'Human Rights Concerts' DVD
A series of four historic human rights music concerts from the 1980s and 1990s is being released in a new Amnesty International DVD and CD collection
New Jersey Star-Ledger - October 9, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Sting, and others featured on upcoming Amnesty International box set
The 1988 Human Rights Now! world tour was an intriguing chapter in the ongoing story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The Boss was at the tail end of his period of greatest fame.
Rock Square (music website) - October 9, 2013
Historic and Star-Studded Human Rights Concerts to Be Released on DVD
On November 5, Shout! Factory will release ¡RELEASED!, a massive six-DVD set that documents the Human Rights Concerts organized by Amnesty International between 1986 and 1998. The release of the set is timed to coincide with the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Billboard - October 8, 2013
Human Rights Take Center Stage on Massive New Concert DVD Set
"Released!," a six-disc DVD and 2-disc CD set of highlights from the Amnesty International benefit concerts from 1986 through 1998, will be released Nov. 5 by Shout Factory. Featuring performances and appearances by U2, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Radiohead, Joni Mitchell,Miles Davis, Jimmy Page,Robert Plant and Youssou N'Dour, the total tally of music stars who appeared in front of over a million people live -- and millions more on MTV, HBO, ABC and PPV -- clocks in north of 35.
Los Angeles Times - October 8, 2013
Amnesty International benefit concerts coming on DVD/CD on Nov. 5
Highlights from four Amnesty International all-star concert tours from 1986 and 1998 will be released for the first time on Nov. 5 in a six-disc DVD box and a two-CD set featuring awareness- and fund-raising performances by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Sting, U2, the Police, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant and numerous others.
USA Today - October 8, 2013
Storied Human Rights Concerts to be '¡RELEASED!' Nov. 5
The historic Human Rights Concerts staged by Amnesty International from 1986 to 1998 will be released as ¡RELEASED!, a six-DVD box set and companion double CD on Nov. 5 by Shout! Factory.
411Mania (pop culture website) - October 8, 2013
Amnesty International Concerts To Be Released As 17-Hour DVD
Contact Music reports that footage from the last four Amnesty International concerts and tours have been digitally restored and will be released as a seventeen-hour DVD/CD box set.
ABC News Radio (WFJA-FM) - October 8, 2013
Massive DVD/CD Box Set of Amnesty International Concerts Due in November
For more than two decades Amnesty International, the international human rights organization, has staged major fundraising concert events and tours featuring dozens of top rockers, from U2 andThe Police to Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck,Phil Collins, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant to Joni Mitchell, Radiohead and even jazz greatMiles Davis.
American Songwriter - October 8, 2013
Amnesty International Performances Collected On New CD/DVD
On November 5, Amnesty International will issue !RELEASED!, a six-disc DVD box-set and two-disc companion CD of the historic Human Rights Concerts, featuring artists like Bruce Springsteen, U2, Radiohead, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Joan Baez, Peter Gabriel and more.
Consequence Of Sound (music blog) - October 8, 2013
Amnesty International compiles Human Rights Concerts in box set, featuring Radiohead, Springsteen, and U2
Between 1986 and 1998, Amnesty International organized 28 concerts worldwide as part of their Human Rights Concerts series, featuring performances from U2, Bruce Springsteen, The Police, Peter Gabriel, and many, many more. On November 5th, the organization will unveil ¡Released!, a special six-disc DVD and two-CD box set compiling footage from these historic concerts.
Friday Morning Quarterback (FMQB) - October 8, 2013
Six-DVD and two-CD box set of highlights from the Amnesty International benefit concerts
The set, called Released!, will feature performances and appearances by more than 35 artists such as U2, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Radiohead, Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.
JamBands.com - October 8, 2013
Amnesty International’s iReleased: Springsteen, Radiohead, Miles Davis and More on DVD
Amnesty International has unveilediReleased, a new six-DVD, two-CD box set containing footage from the organization’s various Human Rights Concerts. The 28 events took place over the course of 12 years between 1986 and 1998, and featured performances by megastars of various generations like Bruce Springsteen, Radiohead, Miles Davis, U2, Lou Reed, The Police, Alanis Morisette, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, Joni Mitchell, Wynton Marsalis and more.
RTT News - October 8, 2013
Bruce Springsteen And Peter Gabriel Featured On Amnesty International Box Set
Both Bruce Springsteen and Peter Gabriel have contributed tracks to a new charity album called ¡Released!, featuring live recordings from Amnesty International's Human Rights Concerts. The group held the events between 1986 and 1998.
Showbiz411 - October 8, 2013
Sting, Bono, Springsteen Amnesty US Concerts Coming to DVD At Last
Great news for music lovers: the Amnesty International concerts in the US from the late 1980s are finally coming to DVD. These were the massive shows from 1986 to 1998 that featured Sting with The Police, Bono with U2, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, and dozens of other artists. This is actually the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the legendary tours, so Amnesty has assembled a 6 disc set.
Ultimate Classic Rock (music website) - October 8, 2013
Bruce Springsteen And Peter Gabriel Headline ‘Human Rights Concerts’ DVD Box
Live performances from some of rock’s biggest names will make their home-video debut on the new box set ‘¡RELEASED! The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998,’ due Nov. 5.
Hollywood Reporter - October 7, 2013
Human Rights Take Center Stage -- Alongside Springsteen, Sting, U2 -- on New Concert DVD Set
Released!, a six-disc DVD and 2-disc CD set of highlights from the Amnesty International benefit concerts from 1986 through 1998, will be released Nov. 5 by Shout Factory.
NME - October 7, 2013
Radiohead, Springsteen and U2 live performances to feature on Amnesty International box set
Amnesty International has announced the release of a massive box set featuring live performances from artists including Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen and U2.
Rolling Stone - October 7, 2013
Amnesty International Releasing Human Rights Concerts
On November 5th, Amnesty International will release ¡Released!, a special six-disc DVD and two-disc CD box set featuring four shows from their historic Human Rights Concerts series that spanned from 1986-1998.
Variety - October 7, 2013
Amnesty Intl.’s Human Rights Concerts Collected in Box Set
Shout Factory has announced the Nov. 5 release of a six-DVD box set commemorating the 25th anniversary of Amnesty Intl’.s “Human Rights Now” benefit concerts. Proceeds from the set, titled “¡Released!,” will benefit Amnesty.
Contact Music (music website) - October 7, 2013
DVD - Amnesty International Concerts To Be Released As 17-Hour DVD Package
Footage gathered from the last four superstar-studded Amnesty International concerts and tours have been digitally restored for release on a new 17-hour Dvd/Cd box set, which will hit the market next month.
Live4Ever (music website) - October 7, 2013
U2, Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen feature on Amnesty International DVD
Bruce Springsteen, Radiohead and U2 are some of the acts who can be found on a new Amnesty International box-set which has compiled various live performances from its fundraising shows between 1986 and 1998 into a 6-DVD and 2-CD collection entitled ‘Released‘.
The Second Disc (music website) - October 7, 2013
They Shall Be “Released”: Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Joni Mitchell, U2, Peter Gabriel, Miles Davis on Amnesty International Box
Since its founding in 1961, Amnesty International has endeavored “to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights, and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated.”
VVN (music website) - October 7, 2013
Amnesty International Releasing 6-DVD Box Set of Performances By Springsteen, Page & Plant, Gabriel, U2 and Many More
Amnesty International surprised the music world with the announcement of ¡Released!, a 6-DVD box set with performances from their 28 benefit concerts between 1986 and 1998.

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