Pink Floyd's The Story Of Wish You Were Here DVD/Blu-ray
Written by Matt   
Tuesday, 03 April 2012

Pink Floyd - The Story of Wish You Were Here Blu-rayDetails of the "Pink Floyd: The Story Of Wish You Were Here" blu-ray and DVD have just been revealed. Released by Eagle Vision HD, the title is coming out on both formats on June 25th in the UK, and June 26th in North America. Other areas should follow suit around those dates.

With a quoted runtime of 85 minutes, this programme tells the story of the making of this landmark release through new interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason and archive interviews with the late Richard Wright. Also featured are sleeve designer Storm Thorgerson, guest vocalist Roy Harper, front cover burning man Ronnie Rondell and others involved in the creation of the album. In addition, original recording engineer Brian Humphries revisits the master tapes at Abbey Road Studios to illustrate aspects of the songs construction. On the blu-ray the sound is presented in DTS-HD Master Audio, and LPCM stereo. Subtitles have been included on the disc in English, French, German, and Spanish.

The DVD and blu-ray releases contain additional bonus material not featured in the TV broadcast version, including further interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason, plus Roger and David performing excerpts from the Wish You Were Here album.

For those fortunate enough to have seen the show already (it has been aired in the US) they will know that it is a fascinating look at the album, akin to Eagle's work on The Dark Side Of The Moon a few years ago. For those yet to see it, you are in for a treat!

At this stage, you can pre-order the blu-ray through this special Amazon UK link, and the DVD through this link; Amazon offer a pre-order price guarantee to ensure they charge their lowest price when shipping items at release. As other stores list the release, we will update this page. and Zavvi also offer this (and they also have the DVD for pre-order, too), but both are more expensive than Amazon currently.