On 23 March 2018, Eagle Rock Entertainment release ‘Days Of Future Passed Live’ by The Moody Blues on DVD, Blu-ray and 2CD [Cat Nos EREDV1309, ERBRD5345, and EDGCD684 respectively]. Filmed in high definition, this title captures the incredible occasion on which The Moody Blues performed ‘Days Of Future Passed’ live in its entirety with a full orchestra. This stunning concert includes: Nights In White Satin, Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon), I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band), Isn’t Life Strange, I Know You’re Out There Somewhere, Question, Ride My See-Saw and many more.
The Moody Blues’ classic 1967 album ‘Days Of Future Passed’ is regarded as one of the foundation stones of the progressive rock genre. In 2017, the band headed out on the album’s 50th Anniversary Tour which included the wonderful show captured here at the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts in Toronto, accompanied by a full orchestra. The concert begins with the band by themselves performing a selection of classic Moody Blues tracks before they are joined by the orchestra to perform ‘Days Of Future Passed’ in its entirety plus a couple of fantastic encore tracks. The Bonus Feature, entitled ‘Remembering Days Of Future Passed’, delivers brand new interviews with Justin Hayward, John Lodge and Graeme Edge discussing the making of this classic album.
The Moody Blues, Justin Hayward (guitar, vocals); John Lodge (bass, vocals) and Graeme Edge (drums, percussion) are joined on stage by Norda Mullen (flute, guitar, percussion, vocals); Julie Ragins (keyboards, percussion, guitar, saxophone, vocals); Alan Hewitt (keyboards, vocals); Billy Ashbaugh (drums, percussion) and Elliot Davis (musical director, conductor and co-arranger). The live show also features the voice of Oscar winning actor Jeremy Irons on the two spoken word tracks Morning Glory and Late Lament.
‘Days Of Future Passed Live’ is without doubt the definitive live version of this much-loved album and will be treasured by fans of The Moody Blues for years to come.