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EUROPE: 'The Final Countdown' Performance Clip From 'Live At Sweden Rock' DVD



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On June 7, EUROPE took the stage in their home country Sweden for a special occasion: celebrating 30 years of rock music. The Swedish rock band celebrated this event together with 30,000 fans at the prestigious Sweden Rock Festival. EUROPE performed 28 songs, selecting their personal favourite moments spanning from their earlier years up to their most recent songs taken from albums "Last Look At Eden" and "Bag Of Bones"; plus songs performed for the very first time. Described as a greatest hits extravaganza, EUROPE's headline festival performance also displayed its more soulful moments, especially when the band sat down to perform an emotional acoustic set. This segment of the concert gave the massive festival atmosphere an intimate club feeling before EUROPE returned to perform the hard rock anthems their fans have grown to love and cherish. To pay tribute to some of their biggest rock heroes, EUROPE invited two very special guests to perform with them — Scott Gorham (THIN LIZZY) for an electrifying version of "Jailbreak" and Michael Schenker (MSG, ex-UFO, SCORPIONS) for their tribute to UFO's classic "Lights Out". The setlist is full of treasures and surprises. EUROPE were determined to celebrate and enjoy their long record of hit singles, including "Carrie", "Rock The Night", "Superstitious", "Open Your Heart", "Last Look At Eden", "Prisoners in Paradise", "New Love In Town" and, of course, the ever-present and always electrifying iconic rock anthem "The Final Countdown". Clocking in over 2 hours, 40 minutes of footage, and filmed with state-of-the-art hi def cameras, the concert features behind-the-scenes material, plus an exclusive interview with the band, making "Live At Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show" the definitive EUROPE live experience! "Live At Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show" track listing: 01. Riches To Rags 02. Firebox 03. Not Supposed To Sing The Blues 04. Scream Of Anger 05. Superstitious 06. No Stone Unturned 07. New Love In Town 08. In The Future To Come 09. Paradize Bay 10. Girl From Lebanon 11. Prisoners In Paradise 12. Always The Pretenders 13. Drink And A Smile 14. Open Your Heart 15. Love Is Not The Enemy 16. Sign Of The Times 17. Start From The Dark 18. Wings Of Tomorrow 19. Carrie 20. Jailbreak (feat. Scott Gorham) 21. Seven Doors Hotel 22. Drum Solo 23. The Beast 24. Let The Good Times Rock 25. Lights Out (feat. Michael Schenker) 26. Rock The Night 27. Last Look At Eden 28. The Final Countdown A performance clip of the song "The Final Countdown" can be seen below. For the record: today's version of EUROPE is identical to the classic "The Final Countdown" lineup: Joey Tempest (vocals), John Norum (guitar), John Levén (bass), Mic Michaeli (keyboards) and Ian Haugland (drums). "Bag Of Bones" was released in Europe on April 27, 2012 via earMusic/Edel. The CD, which features a guest appearance by blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), was produced by Kevin Shirley, who has previously worked with IRON MAIDEN, Joe Bonamassa, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION, BLACK STONE CHERRY and JOURNEY, among others.

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