New Coldplay DVD/CD

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  1. Matty P

    Matty P Stunt Coordinator

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    Grabbed an early copy of the new Coldplay DVD/CD package last night...didn't sample the CD yet but wanted to check out the DVD concert...audio comes in Stereo, DD, and DTS, video has quite a bit of grain but is 16x9 enhanced...my main problem with the concert is the editing! Choppy as all hell, no shot seems to last more than 3-5 seconds...maybe I was just spoiled after watching the Springsteen live in NYC show the night before...random thoughts....

    -Matt
     
  2. Bill Leber

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    That's disappointing. I'm looking forward to picking up the DVD next week. Hopefully it's not as bad as the last Dave Matthews Band DVD (Folsom Field). The editing is so quick and choppy I get nausea.
     
  3. Patrick Larkin

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    I picked this up at KMart for $11.99 this morning. Its in a CD jewel case. Are any copies being sold in a DVD case?

    Did everyone that bought this get a jewel case?
     
  4. NickSo

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    How do the 5.1 tracks sound?
     
  5. John Torrez

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    There's two versions of this Patrick. One in a CD case and the other in a DVD case. Content is exactly the same.
     
  6. Patrick Larkin

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    Oh well. I got the CD case. Now, do I put it with my CDs or my DVDs?

    By the way, excellent sound, excellent video, excellent performance. Surrounds are mostly limited to crowd noise on the 5.1 track - which is OK by me.
     
  7. NickSo

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    Is this out already? I went to Futureshop's website and they have three different products that are "Coldplay Live 2003":

    One in the DVD section for $24.99 (Release date Nov 4th):
    http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...=&newdeptid=13

    A "Limited Edition" CD/DVD in the CD section for $24.99 (on sale from $31, release date Nov 11th):
    http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...=&newdeptid=16

    A CD/DVD in the CD Section for $15.99 from $18.99:
    http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...=&newdeptid=16

    Amazon.CA also has these three different products wtih similar prices.

    Edit: An update.. i just went to futureshop, they did not have it in stock, neither one of the three... I also saw HMV, they advertised it as out on Nov11th. Even on the coldplay website its listed as November 11th. Hmm...
     
  8. Patrick Larkin

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    Yes, its out. Like I said in the first post, I bought it for $11.99 at KMart (it was in their ad last week). A steal at 12 clams.
     
  9. NickSo

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    Whoops, forgot to mention I'm in canada, no Kmarts, basically A&BSound, FutureShop, HMV. I guess ill have to wait till the 11th [​IMG]

    EDIT: Well i guess the official release date (for canada at least) is Nov11th. Select theaters here are having a DVD pre-launch showing for the DVD November10th.
     
  10. Mitty

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    This is a brilliantly marketed CD/DVD.

    The perception to the public is that the DVD has a "bonus" CD, the CD has a "bonus" DVD, while really it's one product in two packages to maximize their economies of scale.

    I know people who buy tons of CDs, but would never buy a concert DVD and I also know people who never buy CD's (they just download their low-ass rez versions [​IMG] ), yet are total concert DVD geeks.

    This is very cleverly done.
     
  11. Ted Lee

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    so how is the overall music quality? do they rock, do they sound horrible, is the recording decent, etc.

    iow, is this worth getting???

    note, i am quite the coldplay fan, but i've never been a huge fan of live albums....
     
  12. Carl Miller

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    I haven't checked out the DVD, but had the CD playing last night at home and this afternoon in the car. I like Coldplay, and I really like live albums....But this one is decent, at best IMO. I definitely prefer the two studio albums by Coldplay over this one.
     
  13. Ted Lee

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    yeah, that's kinda what i was thinking too carl.

    i heard a couple of cuts on the net and wasn't overly impressed. i did see them in concert here in sac and loved it, but that's not the same as listenin' to a cd in my car... [​IMG]
     
  14. RobBenton

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    Anywhere you can get their music vids on dvd?
     
  15. JamieD

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    Bought it, enjoyed it, liked one of the "new songs". Got it for cheap at Wally Mart.
     
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    I have a stupid question. [​IMG]

    Amazon has the "CD" version for $20.99. They have the "DVD" version for $18.74. The content is exactly the same. Why would I buy the "CD" version?
     

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