Video Audio Extras Plot Overall © It's. Shadow detail is very good, but again suffers from the usual lighting problems. Fans of Tom will love this release, along with those who enjoy quality singing from a talented performer. A Lot of Love 2. Just think of that for a second. Leave Your Hat On 23.
The picture is sharp throughout, especially in close up shots, and only really suffers during the distant shots from behind the audience. I couldn't find any reference to this particular title in Region 1. . Returning to his home country, Tom Jones Live at Cardiff Castle shows just how much he is adored by his fellow countrymen and women, encompassing all ages. It was also a rather impressive venue, and with the concert kicking off in the late afternoon, we are privileged to catch glimpses of the grand castle as the sun sets on its ancient walls.
This tour, while not actually promoting the 1999 album Reload, features many of the songs from that collaborative album, including Burning Down The House, Never Tear Us Apart, and Are You Gonna Go My Way. Wales is synonymous with strong singing voices and being a cut above the rest in this area is not only a feat in itself, but Tom Jones has also maintained his popularity into a fifth decade. The audio sync is also spot on. Credits A list of the band and crew. Kiss Transfer Quality Video This is a very nice video transfer, that is exactly as one would hope for given the reasonable youth of the source material. The tour was primarily to promote his current album release at the time Reload, which was a collection of duets covering some of his favourite songs. There is one subtitle option, these being English for the hard of hearing.
First up is an interview with the man himself, looking at topics such as the voice, the venue, the band and the songs. Once the sun goes down and the artificial lighting takes charge, it is dominated by a white light that seldom causes any of the usual concert problems, and thankfully that is the case here. Plot Synopsis Tom Jones, Wales most loved export has been belting out the songs and making several generations of ladies swoon at the very sight of him for almost forty years. He is helped out on stage by a substantial band, which includes the usual guitars, drums, bass and keyboards. This type of change was evident in songs such as the hit remake of the Prince classic Kiss in 1988 where he teamed with The Art Of Noise to make a rollicking and highly enjoyable version and also the 1994 song If I Only Knew which saw Tom manage some rap-style lyrics and delivery. Filmed on 28 July 2001, to an absolutely packed out crowd, this was certainly a special show.
Summary Tom Jones is certainly one of the most enduring artists still performing today. The Region 2 title is exactly the same as ours so grab it wherever you can get it cheapest. The video quality is excellent, anamorphic widescreen with no major problems. There are only minor problems to report. He worked as a labourer and would sing in his local pub as often as he could and even took lessons from a professional opera singer to further develop his obvious talent. The video transfer suffers in a couple of areas, but is generally of a high standard. There aren't even any real audience sounds, which is a little unusual.
I found I wasn't looking over my shoulder all the time wondering if the rear speakers were actually working or not. Concerts are renowned for hassles caused by lighting and although this does suffer in some areas, the majority of footage is better that average. His 1965 hit and signature song It's Not Unusual reached Number 1 on charts around the world and was soon joined by songs such as Delilah, Green Green Grass Of Home, and Pussycat. Sofern keine kostenpflichtige Lizenz erworben wird, dürfen Inhalte jedoch nicht in Endversionen von Materialien oder öffentlich verfügbaren Materialien verwendet werden. Never Tear Us Apart 5. Gallery-Photo There are ten photos which are displayed automatically for 1:03 minutes. While they are pretty accurate, like most concerts if you want to use them to join in for a sing-along they pop up on the screen just a fraction of a second too late.
The interview runs for 21:20 and is also available with subtitles in a multitude of languages. Colours are really well defined, with a wide palette on offer. Overal this is a fine performance from a very talented singer and showman. There are virtually no other artefacts in what is a very clean image. There is a little on some of the microphone stands and on the trombone slides, but this seldom becomes bothersome.
With a significant part of the show occurring while the sun is still up, there are fewer problems associated with intense stage lighting than is normally the case. Are You Gonna Go My Way 27. All three soundtracks offer excellent fidelity and crystal clear vocals. The crowd are as pleased to be there as he is and this provides a terrific atmosphere. Burning Down The House 7. You're Right, I'm Left, She's Gone 6.
In addition to the Dolby Digital 5. There is a compilation of ten pictures in the photo gallery, a discography in the form of scrolling text decade by decade and a weblink for www. The extras are fairly light and brief. The following songs are performed in the 100 minute show: Don't wish to see plot synopses in the future? There is a fairly comprehensive set list that features virtually all of the Tom Jones classics in addition to the songs from Reload. Like most live shows it is pretty obvious but as long as it doesn't interfere with a song I really don't care where it goes. This is as good a placement as can be expected. If I Only Knew 14.
The backing band is excellent, providing a big sound and showing great versatility with the varying styles of music. Never Fall In Love… Again 20. Unfortunately for her, and fortunately for us, young Tom liked to sing pop songs, and was soon on his way to stardom. He certainly puts all his energy into his shows, and I found myself wanting to use the term gusto on numerous occasions to describe this. This includes vocals and all instruments. There are a total of three tracks to choose from and somewhat unusually only one of them carries the Dolby Digital label.