Def Leppard's album Hysteria sold over 17 million copies, produced seven hit singles and brought worldwide superstardom to the band in 1987.After the success in America of the 1983 album Pyromania, Def Leppard went into 'exile' in Dublin to begin the writing and production of their fourth album. It would be four years in the making. During this time they would try three different record producers, three different recording studios, Producer Robert 'Mutt' Lange would suffer leg injuries in a car accident, drummer Rick Allen would narrowly survive a terrible car crash but lose his left arm in the accident, and the band would be taken to the limits of their physical and emotional endurance.This programme takes a track by track look at the making of the album. We speak to Joe Elliott, Rick Allen, Phil Collen, and Rick Savage who lead us through the original multitrack tapes. Joe and Phil play acoustic versions of 'Pour Some Sugar On Me' and 'Hysteria', and Sav and Phil demonstrate riffs and licks from the songs, and explain the genesis of the songwriting. Rick talks of the impact of the car accident on his life and on the band, of his determination to re-learn the drums, and of his triumphant return to performing live at the 1986 Donnington Festival.Featured songs include 'Animal', 'Rocket', 'Love Bites', 'Hysteria', 'Women', 'Armageddon It' and 'Pour Some Sugar On Me'. The programme is illustrated by archive footage from Def Leppard in concert, TV performances and promotional videos, and provides a unique insight into the making of a record which dominated the charts for two years, a true Classic Album.
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postage is calculated on the weight and size of parcels, Box Sets are
included in the below discounts. This is because the weight and size of
Box Sets are varied. Orders containing Box Sets still qualify for
similar discounts, but will need to be manually calculated. eBay cannot
automatically generate discounts on postage for multiple quantity orders
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possible, usually within 12 hours. If you want to make immediate payment
feel free to do so, we will simply refund you your discount at the time
of postage. Please look below for discounts on regular postage. The
more you buy, the cheaper each DVD is to post.
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DVDs - $6.80
3 DVDs - $8.50
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5-7 DVDs - $12.50
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Larger orders will be
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via Regular Post from our Adelaide office unless a different method has
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September 2010 all DVDs will be posted with bubble wrap and/or padding
(padded bags or wrapped in bubble-wrap. Foam beads and cardboard
sheeting may also be used where required). Despite many trials using
different materials over the past 4 years, occasionally items will get
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subsequently being scratched, a replacement will be sent out, or full
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that reason eBay have an automatic feedback system which Essential DVDs
have taken advantage of. Once positive feedback has been received, it
tells us that your item arrived safely and that you are happy with the
transaction. So, this account is set to automatically leave positive
feedback for customers once positive feedback has been received. We feel
this is the best option as it leaves more time for our staff to list
new stock, and lets us know the sale is complete and customer is happy. A
friendly email reminding customers to leave feedback will be
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stock Region 1 (USA) DVDs, usually because a particular DVD is a popular
title which has not been released in Australian Region 4 format yet.
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