Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to announce the release on 9 November 2009 of the Meat Loaf DVD “Bat Out Of Hell – The Original Tour” [Cat No EREDV765]. This concert from the Stadthalle Offenbach in Germany was filmed in June 1978 for the German Rockpalast TV series and perfectly captures the raw excitement of the original Bat Out Of Hell tour with Meat Loaf dominating the stage and the album’s songwriter Jim Steinman contributing heavily. The release includes the classic tracks from one of the biggest selling albums of all time: “Bat Out Of Hell”, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light”, “You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth” and “Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad”.
Meat Loaf’s “Bat Out Of Hell” is one of the most iconic albums of the seventies. Released in October 1977 it has sold in excess of 40 million copies worldwide. In the UK it is certified 10 x Platinum for more than 3 million sales. Most of the tracks from the album are featured alongside covers of “Johnny B Goode” and “River Deep, Mountain High”. This is a superb film of the original Bat Out Of Hell tour.
1) Great Boleros Of Fire 2) Bat Out Of Hell 3) You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night) 4) All Revved up With No Place To Go 5) Paradise By The Dashboard Light 6) Introducing The Band 7) Johnny B Goode 8) River Deep, Mountain High 9) Johnny B Goode (reprise) 10) Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad 11) All Revved Up With No Place To Go (reprise)
The “Bat Out Of Hell – The Original Tour” release comes bolstered with the Rockpalast TV interview from 1978 with both Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman as a bonus feature but the main feature is a sheer delight. Immerse yourself in the raw energy of a true classic of the rock canon.