Glastonbury

Overview

In 1970, a music aficionado and entrepreneur named Michael Eavis staged a "pop, folk, and blues" festival on a dairy farm in the English community of Glastonbury, not far from Stonehenge. 1,500 attended the "Glastonbury Fayre," and a second festival followed in 1971. By 2005, The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts had grown into the biggest pop music festival in the world, playing host to the biggest names in rock, reggae, electronic, blues, and world music for a crowd of up to 150,000 people ...
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Overview

In 1970, a music aficionado and entrepreneur named Michael Eavis staged a "pop, folk, and blues" festival on a dairy farm in the English community of Glastonbury, not far from Stonehenge. 1,500 attended the "Glastonbury Fayre," and a second festival followed in 1971. By 2005, The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts had grown into the biggest pop music festival in the world, playing host to the biggest names in rock, reggae, electronic, blues, and world music for a crowd of up to 150,000 people over the course of a three-day weekend in June. Filmmaker Julien Temple offers a backstage look at the history of this event, as well as a cross section of the memorable performances which have taken place on the festival's stage in the documentary Glastonbury. Performers featured in archival footage include R.E.M., David Bowie, New Order, Radiohead, Coldplay, the Velvet Underground, Nick Cave, Oasis, Blur, Björk, and many more.
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Special Features

Disc One: ; Glastonbury feature film presented in 16:9 full frame; Filmmaker commentary with director Julien Temple and Jarvis Cocker; 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround; Closed captioned; Previews; ; Disc Two: ; Uncut performances from: Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, The White Stripes, & more; Additional interviews with: James Brown, Coldplay, Oasis' Neil Gallagher, & more; Festival goer interviews; Freeing the Spirit: Glastonbury 1999; Glastonbury Ceremony; Theatrical trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/12/2007
  • UPC: 821575550956
  • Original Release: 2006
  • Rating:

  • Source: Velocity / Thinkfilm
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 2:18:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Eavis Participant
T. Rex Participant
Radiohead Participant
R.E.M. Participant
Coldplay
Oasis
Pulp Participant
Blur Participant
The Chemical Brothers Participant
Joe Strummer
Primal Scream
Fatboy Slim Participant
Rolf Harris Participant
Ray Davies Participant
Alabama 3 Participant
Nick Cave Participant
Massive Attack Participant
Tinariwen Participant
Faithless Participant
Dr. John Participant
Orbital Participant
The Prodigy Participant
Melanie Participant
Richie Havens Participant
New Order Participant
David Gray Participant
Babyshambles Participant
Skatalites Participant
Stereo MC's Participant
The Velvet Underground Participant
Scissor Sisters Participant
Alice Coltrane Participant
Paul McCartney
David Bowie
Van Morrison
Björk
Technical Credits
Julien Temple Director, Cinematographer
Ann Faggetter Co-producer
Jane Hawley Executive Producer
Dave Henderson Executive Producer
Niven Howie Editor
Robert Richards Producer
Tracey Scoffield Executive Producer
Jeremy Thomas Executive Producer
Tobias Zaldua Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Glastonbury
1. Opening Sequence [6:04]
2. Get Thee to Glastonbury [7:39]
3. Please Don't Pollute [6:43]
4. Born in Glastonbury [6:45]
5. Back to the Beat [7:25]
6. Freak Show [7:04]
7. A Prayer for the Drinkers [7:59]
8. Prosecuted [8:20]
9. Leaving Stonehenge [6:43]
10. Mutate or Die [5:23]
11. Heavy Handed [6:08]
12. 1 Trip Please [6:40]
13. Peace and Unity [7:17]
14. Scaling the Fence [7:06]
15. Sunday Morning [7:50]
16. Virtually Impregnable [4:50]
17. The End Is Nigh [9:27]
18. Determined to Survive [5:45]
19. Good-Bye Glastonbury [7:47]
20. End Credits [4:56]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Glastonbury
   Play Movie
   Set Up
      5.1 Digital Surround
      Stereo 2.0
      Commentary by Director Julien Temple and Jarvis Cocker
   Previews
   Scene Index
Disc #2 -- Glastonbury - Special Features
   Uncut Performances
      Foo Fighters
      Kaiser Chiefs
      The White Stripes
      The Killers
      Goldfrapp
      Fun Lovin' Criminals
      Paul McCartney
      REM
      Radiohead
      Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
      Play All
   Freeing the Spirit - Glastonbury 1999
   Bonus Interviews
      Celebrity Interviews
         Festival Founder Michael Eavis
         James Brown
         Coldplay
         Noel Gallagher
         Radio One DJ John Peel
         The Dandy Warhols
         Moby
         Play All
      Festival Goer Interviews
         Essex Boys
         Tattooed Man
         Jimmy the Punk
         Play All
   Glastonbury Ceremony
   Theatrical Trailer
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