MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR SEPTEMBER 15 – international press release

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LIVE DVD, BLU-RAY AND DIGITAL CONCERT FILM TO BE RELEASED WITH CONCERT ALBUM

12 MAY 2017 (Toronto, ON) – MADONNA today announced her record-breaking MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR will be released by Eagle Vision September 15 on digital download, DVD and Blu-ray complete with bonus content, and an audio CD of highlights from the much-heralded tour. The Material Girl will also release a live album featuring 22 songs from the Rebel Heart Tour, available on double CD and digital download.

The MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film was recorded around the world and features both live and behind the scenes material, as well as previously unreleased footage culminating with performances at the Qudos Bank Arena (formerly known as the Allphones Arena) in Sydney, Australia in March of 2016. MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR is co-directed by Danny Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies. The DVD Cover art was designed by Madonna fan Aldo Diaz. A version of the film previously debuted on Showtime in December 2016.

The tracklist for MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film and live concert album span all decades of the iconic superstar’s illustrious career, including songs from her chart-topping Rebel Heart album to classic fan favorites. Of particular note to longtime fans will be the new interpretations of some of Madonna’s timeless hits.

Praise includes: Madonna is Unstoppable (New York Times); Doesn’t Miss a Beat (Washington Post); the Queen of Pop…an inspirational figure (LA Weekly); the ultimate professional (Entertainment Weekly); on fire (Rolling Stone); an authoritative diva far from the end of her reign (Time Out New York); the genre’s greatest icon (Boston Herald); immeasurable (Detroit News); Queen of the World (Willamette Week); bigger, if not better than ever (San Diego Union-Tribune).

Produced by Live Nation Global Touring, the Rebel Heart Tour kicked off on September 9, 2015 in Montreal and visited arenas in 55 cities on four continents over seven months. Madonna performed 82 shows, plus the special “Tears Of A Clown” fan club show in Melbourne. The tour grossed $169.8 Million with 1,045,479 in attendance, making her the top grossing touring female artist in the history of Billboard Boxscore with over $1.31 billion in ticket sales sold over the course of her career. Madonna is also the fourth top grossing touring act since tracking began in 1990.

The Rebel Heart Tour was directed by Jamie King with musical direction by Kevin Antunes (with band keyboardist Ric’key Pageot, drummer Brian Frasier-Moore, guitarist Monte Pittman, and background vocalists Kiley Dean and Nicki Richards), lead choreography by Megan Lawson, hair by Andy LeCompte, makeup by Aaron Henrikson, and costume design by Arianne Phillips.

Madonna is managed by Guy Oseary / Maverick Management.

Pre-order information coming soon.

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EXCLUSIVE! Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour DVD AND Live Album to be released this September – translated Dutch press release

Madonna revealed the release date of her record breaking Rebel Heart Tour that will be released as digital concertfilm and as a live album on September 15 this year.

Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour has been recorded all over the world. The film will also present you with a unique behind the scenes feature and never before released footage with Madonna’s performance in Sydney, Australia as the ultimate highlight.
The concertfilm has been co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, who bought previously worked with Madonna. Madonna fan Aldo Diaz is responsible for the DVD cover arwork design.

The songs from the Rebel Heart Tour that will re-appear on the newly to be released live album spans her entire carreer. Next to songs from the hitalbum Rebel Heart it also contains well known re-invented classics.

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EXCUSIVE! CONCERTFILM EN LIVE ALBUM MADONNA’S ‘REBEL HEART TOUR’ DIT NAJAAR UIT Official Dutch press release

Zojuist maakte Madonna bekend dat haar record brekende ‘Rebel Heart Tour’ op 15 september van dit jaar als digitale concertfilm en als live album verschijnt. 
 
De beelden van ‘Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour’ zijn over de hele wereld opgenomen. De film vertoont naast live materiaal, een unieke kijk achter de schermen en nog niet eerder uitgebrachte beelden met als hoogtepunt Madonna’s optreden in Sydney, Australië. De concertfilm is mede geregisseerd door Danny B. Tull en Nathan Rissman, die beiden eerder intensief met Madonna hebben samengewerkt. Madonna fan Aldo Diaz is verantwoordelijk voor het ontwerp van het cover artwork voor de DVD.
 
De liedjes in de concertfilm ‘Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour’ en die op het nieuw te verschijnen live album omvatten alle decennia van de illustere carrière van de superster en bevat naast nummers van het hitalbum ‘Rebel Heart’ en de bekende klassiekers ook nieuwe versies van Madonna’s hits.
 
Over de ‘Rebel Heart Tour’
Na de release van het album ‘Rebel Heart’ gaf Madonna in 7 maanden 82 shows over de hele wereld waaronder twee spectaculaire shows in de Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam.  
 
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In the discography there are 16 different pressings for you to enjoy, visit Open Your Heart now!

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It is one of Madonna’s signature hits and was last performed live during her stunning MDNA Tour in 2012. We have collected 28 different pressings:

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  • Promo VHS
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Enjoy papa don’t preach!

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