Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Watch: The Who Play "Baba O'Riley" in Hyde Park; Robert Plant & Iggy Pop Talk About the Band

Exclusive from Newsdesk

This Autumn comes the chance to see one of the greatest live bands of all time bring their epic live show to the big screen with The Who: Live in Hyde Park, arriving in cinemas around the world from October 7th for a limited time only.

Filmed in June this year, this is a chance for fans young and old to experience the phenomenal finale of The Who Hits 50! Tour which Roger Daltrey described as "The beginning of the long goodbye." The legendary pioneers of British rock celebrate their 50th anniversary with this stunning show, performed on a glorious summer evening in front of a 65,000 strong crowd in London's Hyde Park.

The cinema event features a definitive setlist of all the greatest hits as The Who take their audience on an Amazing Journey through their entire career from classic albums such as Who's Next, Tommy, Quadrophenia, My Generation and Live At Leeds up to the present day. From the opening Can't Explain, the film is a rocking roller coaster through their greatest songs: Who Are You, My Generation, I Can See For Miles, Pinball Wizard, See Me Feel Me, Baba O'Riley and Won't Get Fooled Again and more.

Woven in with the concert footage, the film also includes interviews with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, plus Iggy Pop, Robert Plant, Johnny Marr and more. Cinema audiences will also enjoy an exclusive featurette of extended interviews

Pete Townshend on playing Hyde Park: "It's a good gig. You draw from all over the country but a London crowd is always a good crowd.

"It's a Royal Park so thank you your majesty, you can't play it without her permission."