On 15 February 2010, Eagle Rock Entertainment release “A Concert By The Lake” on Blu-ray [ERBRD5049]. This charity fundraising concert featured an all-star supergroup which was convened at the historic Wintershall Estate in Surrey in aid of the charity HASTE (Heart And Stroke Trust Endeavour). With Gary Brooker of Procol Harum directing from the piano, a backing band that includes Andy Fairweather Low and Mike Rutherford on guitars, Paul Carrack on keyboards and Henry Spinetti on drums gives virtuoso support to an amazing line-up of star soloists including Eric Clapton, Katie Melua, Roger Taylor, Ringo Starr and The Drifters. Eagle was the first visual music company to embrace High Definition and their commitment to the new technology continues with new additions to their Blu-ray catalogue.
This truly unique all-star line-up perform many of their classic tracks such as “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”, “Over My Shoulder”, “Lay Down Sally”, “The Closest Thing To Crazy”, “I Want To Break Free”, “Under The Boardwalk” and “With A Little Help From My Friends” among many others. The concert has been specially re-edited for Blu-ray release from the original footage and with a new front cover. A royalty from the sales of the Blu-ray goes to HASTE.
1) Tequila 2) Over My Shoulder (feat Paul Carrack) 3) Reconsider Baby (feat Eric Clapton) 4) Lay Down Sally (feat Eric Clapton) 5) How Long (feat Paul Carrack) 6) Willie & The Hand Jive (feat Eric Clapton) 7) Crawling Up A Hill (feat Katie Melua) 8) My Aphrodisiac Is You (feat Katie Melua) 9) The Closest Thing To Crazy (feat Katie Melua) 10) Lay My Burden Down (feat Andy Fairweather Low) 11) Say It’s Not True (feat Roger Taylor) 12) Those Were The Days (feat Roger Taylor) 13) I Want To Break Free (feat Roger Taylor) 14) This World Is Rich (feat Gary Brooker) 15) Act Naturally (feat Ringo Starr) 16) Photograph (feat Ringo Starr) 17) With A Little Help From My Friends (feat Ringo Starr) 18) A Whiter Shade Of Pale (feat Gary Brooker) 19) Stormy Monday (feat Eric Clapton & Chris Barber) 20) Under The Boardwalk (feat The Drifters) 21) Stand By Me (feat The Drifters) 22) Cocaine (feat Eric Clapton) 23) I Can’t Dance (Everyone!)
“A Concert By The Lake” boasts a wonderful cast of cherished musicians enjoying themselves and producing fantastic takes on their best loved compositions. Coming replete with interviews with the key performers as a bonus feature, and offering over two hours of entertainment, this release will benefit HASTE, but can be enjoyed at leisure.