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Various - ¡RELEASED! The Human Rights Concerts (1986-1998) flac album

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Performer: Various
Title: ¡RELEASED! The Human Rights Concerts (1986-1998)
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 2013
Category: Rock / Records / Pop / Folk, Country
Rating: 4.7 ✦
Other format: ASF AU MOD AUD AHX RA MP2

Net proceeds from this CD benefit Amnesty International. Very similar to Various - Get Up ! Stand Up ! Hightlights From The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998, but with slight changes to the tracklistings.

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization Amnesty International presented the legendary Human Rights Concerts between 1986 and 1998 to raise consciousness and funds for the worldwide struggle for human rights. Now they are "¡RELEASED!". For the first time on 2 CD's comes the performance highlights of these historic concerts.

1988: Human Rights Now! 3 hours including 19 songs by Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Sting Peter Gabriel Youssou N Dour Tracy Chapman and more! 1990: An Embrace of Hope 71 minutes including 10 songs by Sting Sinead O'Connor Jackson Browne Peter Gabriel Wynton Marsalis and more! 1998: The Struggle Continues. This would have been a much better three DVD set to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the "Human Rights Now" concerts. The first two DVDs here are from the NYC concert and feature full sets from Police, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, etc. The second disk is the theater documentary in it's full 3 hour format and adds Bruce Springsteen and U2 to the mix.

In 1986 the international human rights watchdog group Amnesty International celebrated their 25th anniversary by staging a benefit concert tour, "Conspiracy of Hope," in which a handful of leading rock and pop artists (including U2, the Police, and Lou Reed) showed their support for AI and their work. Conspiracy of Hope" was the first of several tours that would be staged to raise funds and increase awareness for Amnesty International, and ¡Released!The Human Rights Concerts brings together filmed documents of five different benefit shows staged between 1986 and 1998.

The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998. Let me make my biases clear. I am not a fan of Amnesty International as an organization. While I may agree with many of their criticisms of human rights violations and their support of groups such as Pussy Riot, I also find their assessments of other political entities specious and duplicitous. Consider U2’s "MLK/Pride (In the Name of Love)" from the 1986 A Conspiracy of Hope show at Giants Stadium. The song was still fresh (a 1984 release), the crowd pumped and singing along, the lyrical content relevant to political activism, the anthemic nature of the tune infectious, etc. On paper, this seems the perfect moment for U2 to create a transcendent moment.

The Human Rights Concerts is the collective name informally used to describe the series of 28 rock concerts presented worldwide 1986-1998 to raise funds for – and awareness of - the Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights organization Amnesty International. Shot in HD in the Fall of 2007, this energizing concert features an incredible line up of classic and modern rock performances. Since 2002 Roger Daltrey, a patron of the Teen Cancer Trust, has been masterminding these annual week-long concerts at The Royal Albert Hall in London, and they have fast become one of the most anticipated events of the British Music calendar. Added to My Q. Show Information.

Features Song Lyrics for Alanis Morissette's Released! The Human Rights Concerts - 1986-1998: The Struggle Continues (1998) album.


1986: A Conspiracy Of Hope - Part One
Amnesty International Prologue
Bob Geldof, Steve Van Zandt Redemption Song
Third World Now That We've Found Love
Third World You're Playing Us Too Close
The Hooters Day by Day
The Hooters And We Danced
Peter, Paul & Mary If I Had a Hammer
Peter, Paul & Mary Blowin' in the Wind
Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul* Los Desaparecidos
Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul* Native American
Bob Geldof In the Pouring Rain
Joan Armatrading Steppin' Out
Joan Armatrading Love and Affection
Jackson Browne For Everyman
Jackson Browne Soldier of Plenty
Jackson Browne Lives in the Balance
Jackson Browne Till I Go Down
Jackson Browne For America
Jackson Browne I Am a Patriot
Ruben Blades Cuentas del Alma
Ruben Blades Muévete
Miles Davis One Phone Call/Street Scenes
Miles Davis Tutu
Miles Davis Burn
Howard Jones No One Is to Blame
The Neville Brothers Everybody Better Wake Up
The Neville Brothers Midnight Key
Joan Baez The Times They Are A-Changin'
Joan Baez Shout
Joan Baez No Woman No Cry
Joan Baez, Aaron Neville Amazing Grace
1986: A Conspiracy Of Hope - Part Two
Lou Reed Rock and Roll
Lou Reed I Love You Suzanne
Lou Reed No Money Down
Lou Reed Turn to Me
Lou Reed Walk on the Wild Side
Lou Reed Video Violence
Peter Gabriel Red Rain
Peter Gabriel Shock the Monkey
Peter Gabriel Family Snapshot
Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer
Peter Gabriel San Jacinto
Peter Gabriel Biko
Bryan Adams Run to You
Bryan Adams It's Only Love
Bryan Adams Straight from the Heart
Bryan Adams Tonight
Bryan Adams Summer of '69
Bryan Adams Somebody
Joni Mitchell Number One
Joni Mitchell Hejira
U2 MLK/Pride (In the Name of Love)
U2 Bad
U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday
U2 Maggie's Farm
U2 Help
U2 Sun City
The Police Message in a Bottle
The Police King of Pain
The Police Driven to Tears
The Police Every Breath You Take
The Police Roxanne
The Police Invisible Sun
The Conspirators* I Shall Be Released
1988: Human Rights Now!
Amnesty International Prologue
Youssou N'Dour N'Dobine
Youssou N'Dour Deugeu (The Truth)
Tracy Chapman Across the Lines
Tracy Chapman Why?
Tracy Chapman Freedom Now
Tracy Chapman Talkin' 'Bout a Revolution
Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer
Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour In Your Eyes
Peter Gabriel Biko
Sting Don't Stand So Close to Me
Sting They Dance Alone
Bruce Springsteen, Sting Every Breath You Take
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band Born in the USA
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band I'm on Fire
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band, Sting The River
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band Raise Your Hand
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band Twist and Shout/La Bamba
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band, Tracy Chapman, Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour, Sting Chimes of Freedom
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band, Tracy Chapman, Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour, Sting Get Up, Stand Up
1990: An Embrace Of Hope + Context On The Human Rights Concerts - Part One
An Embrace Of Hope
Amnesty International Prologue
Inti Illimani Bailando, Bailando
Inti Illimani El Equipaje del Destierro
Wynton Marsalis Jungle Blues
New Kids On The Block Call It What You Want
Sinéad O'Connor Nothing Compares 2 U
Ruben Blades Pedro Navaja
Jackson Browne Lives in the Balance
Peter Gabriel Biko
Sting Little Wing
Sting They Dance Alone
Context On The Human Rights Concerts - Part One
Various Meet the Conspirators!
Various Special Messages
Various Witness to a Conspiracy
Various Peach Jam
Various Rainy Night in Georgia
Various The Morning After
Various Five Musicians, Five Continents
Various Chimes of Freedom [Los Angeles Concert]
Various Get Up, Stand Up [Montreal Concert]
Amnesty International The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Various Special Messages
Various Meet Les Conspirateurs!
Amnesty International At the Threshold…
Various Special Messages
1998: The Struggle Continues...
Amnesty International Prologue
Tracy Chapman, Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour, Bruce Springsteen Get Up, Stand Up
Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour Signal to Noise
Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour In Your Eyes
Alanis Morissette Baba
Alanis Morissette Hand in My Pocket
Alanis Morissette Thank U
Asian Dub Foundation Black White
Asian Dub Foundation Buzzing
Asian Dub Foundation Free Satpal Ram
Shania Twain You're Still the One
Shania Twain Black Eyes, Blue Tears
Kassav' Kassav' Medley
Kassav' Se Dam' Bonjou
Tracy Chapman New Beginning
Tracy Chapman Fast Car
Tracy Chapman Baby Can I Hold You?
Jimmy Page, Robert Plant When the World Was Young
Jimmy Page, Robert Plant Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
Jimmy Page, Robert Plant Gallows Pole
Jimmy Page, Robert Plant Rock and Roll
Bruce Springsteen No Surrender
Bruce Springsteen Born in the USA
Bruce Springsteen Working on the Highway
Radiohead Karma Police
Radiohead Bones
Radiohead Paranoid Android
Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour Shaking the Tree
Jocelyne Beroard, Tracy Chapman, Peter Gabriel, Youssou N'Dour 7 Seconds
Context On The Human Rights Concerts - Part Two
Amnesty International Light a Candle! The Story Behind the Human Rights Concerts
Amnesty International, Bruce Springsteen No Retreat: Bruce Springsteen's Support for Human Rights
Amnesty International, Sting Driven to Tours: Why Sting Has Toured the World for Amnesty
Pete Townshend, John Williams Won't Get Fooled Again
The Secret Police, Sting I Shall Be Released
Bono, Damien Rice Walk On
Green Day Working Class Hero
Coldplay Viva la Vida
Jeff Beck, Seal Like a Rolling Stone
David Byrne One Fine Day
United Nations All-Stars The Price of Silence
Evan Rachel Wood I'd Have You Anytime
Joe Perry Man of Peace
Mumford & Sons Little Lion Man
Bono, Damien Rice One
Ozzy Osbourne How?
Children Of The World Imagine
Pete Seeger Forever Young


Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EREDV929 Various ¡RELEASED! The Human Rights Concerts (1986-1998) ‎(6xDVD + Box, Comp) Amnesty International, Eagle Vision EREDV929 UK & Europe 2013
VQBD-1063/8 Various ¡RELEASED! The Human Rights Concerts (1986-1998) ‎(6xDVD + Box, Comp) Amnesty International, Eagle Vision VQBD-1063/8 Japan 2013