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The Rolling Stones Build ‘Bridges To Bremen’ With Multi-Format Release

The release captures a complete 1998 show from the final leg of the band’s year-long tour in support of the ‘Bridges To Babylon’ album.

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Rolling Stones Bridges To Bremen
Photo: Paul Natkin and Kevin Mazur

The previously unissued Rolling Stones concert film Bridges To Bremen has been confirmed for release by Eagle Vision on 21 June. It captures a complete 1998 show from the final leg of the band’s year-long tour in support of the Bridges To Babylon album, which went platinum or gold in many countries around the world.

The set will be available on DVD, Blu-ray, digital, DVD + 2CD, Blu-ray + 2CD, triple vinyl and digital audio formats. It has been completely restored, remixed and remastered for the new release. In addition to the complete show at the Weserstadion in Bremen in northwestern Germany, all physical visual formats will feature four tracks from the Stones’ performances at Soldier Field in Chicago as bonus features.

The Bridges To Babylon Tour was the first on which the band used a permanent B-stage feature, allowing fans in the middle of stadia a surprise close-up view. It also marked the first time that fans were able to vote on the Stones’ website for a favourite track to be added to the night’s set list: at the Bremen show, they opted for ‘Memory Motel.’

The show, to a relatively intimate (for the Stones) audience of 40,000 was also beamed to a multi-million audience via a TV special seen across Europe and beyond. It featured an epic 155-minute set featuring countless classics from their catalogue as well as the then-new tracks from the current album ‘Flip The Switch,’ ‘Anybody Seen My Baby,’ ‘Saint Of Me’ and ‘Out Of Control.’

Stones Bridges To Bremen photo Paul Natkin and Kevin Mazur

The release of Bridges To Bremen will follow the 19 April appearance of the new best-of compilation Honk, which gathers 36 essential tracks from 1971’s Sticky Fingers to 2016’s Blue & Lonesome. The deluxe edition adds ten live tracks recorded around the world on the band’s recent tours.

Bridges To Bremen is released on 21 June. Scroll down for the full tracklisting, and pre-order it here.

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Bridges To Bremen content

Visual formats:

1. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
2. Let’s Spend The Night Together
3. Flip The Switch
4. Gimme Shelter
5. Anybody Seen My Baby?
6. Paint It Black
7. Saint Of Me
8. Out Of Control
9. Memory Motel
10. Miss You
11. Thief In The Night
12. Wanna Hold You
13. It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It)
14. You Got Me Rocking
15. Like A Rolling Stone
16. Sympathy For The Devil
17. Tumbling Dice
18. Honky Tonk Women
19. Start Me Up
20. Jumpin’ Jack Flash
21. You Can’t Always Get What You Want
22. Brown Sugar

Bridges To Chicago bonus performances:
1. Rock And A Hard Place
2. Under My Thumb
3. All About You
4. Let It Bleed

Audio formats:

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
Let’s Spend The Night Together
Flip The Switch
Gimme Shelter
Anybody Seen My Baby?
Paint It Black
Saint Of Me
Out Of Control
Memory Motel
Miss You
Thief In The Night
Wanna Hold You
It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll (But I Like It)
You Got Me Rocking
Like A Rolling Stone
Sympathy For The Devil
Tumbling Dice
Honky Tonk Women
Start Me Up
Jumpin’ Jack Flash
You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Brown Sugar

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