On 27 November 2015, Eagle Rock Entertainment release “About The Young Idea” by The Jam. This is a simultaneous release on 2DVD, Blu-ray + DVD set, Deluxe Edition and digital formats.
“About The Young Idea” contains a feature length documentary with substantial bonus features and a previously unreleased full length concert in the two disc set giving excellent value for money. The live show includes ‘Going Underground’, ‘Dreams Of Children’, ‘Modern World’, ‘Start’, ‘Strange Town’, ‘When You’re Young’, ‘In The City’, ‘The Eton Rifles’, ‘Down In The Tube Station At Midnight’ and more.
“About The Young Idea” is the story of The Jam. It charts their career from formation in the early seventies, through the heady days of chart success and on to their break up in 1982. The programme features extensive, brand new interviews with Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler alongside archive performance footage and new contributions from fans, journalists and many involved in the band’s career. The package contains “About The Young Idea” on Disc One and “When You’re Young”, The Jam’s performance on famous German TV show Rockpalast from 1980 on Disc Two.
As Bonus Features on Disc One of “About The Young Idea” we include not only additional interviews not included in the broadcast version transmitted by Sky Arts in September, but also four extra live tracks. Two were recorded at The Rainbow, London in 1979, namely, ‘It’s Too Bad’ and ‘Saturday’s Kids’. We also include a pair from a show at The Ritz, New York City, May 1981, ‘The Modern World’ and ‘The Eton Rifles’. The Deluxe Edition of “About The Young Idea” contains the two DVDs plus a CD of the 1980 live show in a 40 page DVD sized hardback book.
TRACKLISTING (DISC 2 – WHEN YOU’RE YOUNG)
1) Dream Time 2) Thick As Thieves 3) Boy About Town 4) Going Underground 5) Pretty Green 6) Man In The Corner Shop 7) Set The House Ablaze 8) Private Hell 9) Liza Radley 10) Dreams Of Children 11) Modern World 12) Little Boy Soldiers 13) But I’m Different Now 14) Start 15) Scrape Away 16) Strange Town 17) When You’re Young 18) In The City 19) To Be Someone 20) David Watts 21) The Eton Rifles 22) Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
Released in conjunction with the “About The Young Idea” exhibition at Somerset House and the recent best of CD of the same name, this title makes up the ultimate set for any fans of The Jam.