“Flying solo and flying high….his debut solo show goes down a storm.” NME
“A second coming, powered by an elated crowd having titanic moments on the balconies and singing every word.” Evening Standard 4*
“International Magic Live At The O2” comprises two DVDs packed with exclusive footage. Disc 1 features Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds live at London’s O2 on Feb 26, 2012, the biggest Arena show Noel’s band have played to date. Disc 2 features an acoustic set by Noel at The Mod Club Toronto, the “Ride The Tiger” video trilogy plus footage from the NME Awards. The special edition package also includes an exclusive CD featuring all the demos of album tracks, B sides and previously unreleased live favourite – “Freaky Teeth”.
“Ride The Tiger” is a 20 minute film comprising three of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds videos – directed by Mike Bruce. The trilogy sees “If I Had A Gun….”, “The Death Of You and Me” and “AKA…What A Life!” linked together to create one continuous film (“…the most successful video trilogy of all time…” – Entertainment Weekly). It also features snippets of “Shoot A Hole Into The Sun” – one of the tracks Noel recorded with The Amorphous Androgynous.
The NME Awards saw Noel win Godlike Genius where he also played the closing set of the night, bringing the star-studded crowd to their feet – all captured on disc 2 of the DVD.
The special edition package will also include an exclusive CD – “Faster Than The Speed Of Magic” – tracklisting below:
1. Everybody’s On The Run (Demo)
2. Dream On (Demo)
3. If I Had A Gun… (Demo)
4. (People Who Would Be) The Death Of You And Me (Demo)
5. Record Machine (Demo)
6. Ride The Tiger AKA What A Life! (Demo)
7. Soldier Boys And Jesus Freaks (Demo)
8. Fallen Angel AKA Broken Arrow (Demo)
9. (Stranded On) The Wrong Beach (Demo)
10. Stop The Clocks (Demo)
11. The Good Rebel (Demo)
12. I’d Pick You Every Time (Demo)
13. Freaky Teeth (Demo)
“International Magic Live At The O2” is out on Sour Mash Records on October 15th.