ALMOST UNPLUGGED – DVD released on August 19, 2009 by Warner Home Video.
Presented in outstanding 5.1 DTS sound, this unique performance has been re-edited to 16.9 format for full-screen viewing.
The DVD was filmed at Nalen Theatre, in Stockholm on January 26, 2008.
The band was accompanied by a string quartet and played reworked versions of its own songs, as well as cover versions of songs by bands that have influenced EUROPE’s sound over the years: Pink Floyd, UFO, Led Zeppelin and Thin Lizzy.
The album is dedicated to Michelle Meldrum (RIP), John Norum’s late wife, who died on May 21, 2008.
Forever Travelling (Tempest, Michaeli)
Devil Sings the Blues (Tempest, Michaeli)
Wish You Were Here (Gilmour, Waters)
Love to Love (Mogg, Schenker)
The Final Countdown (Tempest)
Yesterday’s News (Tempest, Marcello, Levén, Haugland, Michaeli)
Since I’ve Been Lovin’ You (Page, Plant, Jones)
Rock the Night (Tempest)
John Norum – electric & acoustic guitars
John Levén – bass guitar, acoustic guitar
Mic Michaeli – keyboards, backing vocals
Ian Haugland – drums, backing vocals
Malin-My Nilsson – violin, string arrangements
Victoria Lundell – violin
Jonna Inge – viola
Anna Landberg Dager – cello
Henrik Jonsson – mastering
Staffan Lindahl – tour manager / production manager
Ronny “Rompa” Bernström – live sound engineer
Anders “Q-lan” Wallertz – lighting designer
Samuel “Samme” Nielsen – monitor engineer
Peter “Peter” Erixon – backline tech
Roger “Spy-T” Albinsson – backline tech
Thomas Eijerstam – technical manager
Fredrik Martinsson – web sound engineer
Gundars Rullis – FOH technician
Tindra Jonsson Wibers – co-ordinator
Dimitrios Dimitriadis – cover design