Fulvue Drive-In.com
Current Reviews
In Stores Soon
 
In Stores Now
 
DVD Reviews, SACD Reviews Essays Interviews Contact Us Meet the Staff
An Explanation of Our Rating System Search  
Category:    Home > Reviews > Concert > Pop > Rock > Asia Fantasia: Live In Tokyo (Eagle Vision Blu-ray)

Asia Fantasia: Live In Tokyo (Eagle Vision Blu-ray)

 

Picture: B- Sound: B Extras: C Concert: C

 

 

We previously reviewed the DVD edition of Fantasia: Live In Tokyo, a 2007 concert by the band Asia and it is now on Blu-ray. For more details on the concert, go to this link:

 

http://www.fulvuedrive-in.com/review/6311/Asia+%E2%80%93+Fantasia:+Live+In

 

 

To recap, the tracks include:

 

1)     Time Again

2)     Wildest Dreams

3)     One Step Closer

4)     Roundabout

5)     Without You

6)     Cutting It Fine

7)     Steve Howe Guitar Solo

8)     Fanfare For The Common Man

9)     The Smile Has Left Your Eyes

10) Dont Cry

11) In The Court Of The Crimson King

12) Here Comes The Feeling

13) Video Killed The Radio Star

14) The Heat Goes On/Carl Palmer Drum Solo

15) Only Time Will Tell

16) Sole Survivor

17) Ride Easy

18) Heat Of The Moment

 

 

The 1080i 1.78 X 1 digital High Definition image is not much of an improvement from the DVD, yet is the only improvement between the two discs we can find. Color and depth are a bit better, yet you have more of the flaws, staircasing and other issues throughout. The DTS-HD Master Audio (MA) lossless 5.1 mix was surprisingly good when it was just regular DTS on the DVD, but is about the same here; still a little better than the Dolby Digital 5.1 or PCM 2.0 Stereo mixes, but that is no comfort when the performances are so off. The only extra still is an interview with the band.

 

 

- Nicholas Sheffo


Marketplace


 
 Copyright © MMIII through MMX fulvuedrive-in.com