The Dream Academy: The Dream Academy (1985-1990) (Remastered from LaserDisc to DVD)


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Released exclusively on the long since discontinued and deleted formats of  VHS in the UK and US in 1985 and LaserDisc, the following has NEVER been released on DVD until NOW!

This REMASTERED DVD is sourced directly from the original high quality American release of the LaserDisc. Quality is unmatched as it transferred from the long since deleted LaserDisc from OVER THIRTY FIVE years ago. Naturally the LaserDisc Version captures the absolute BEST Quality of these vintage classic music videos from Dream Academy… Another original offer from your team at MVR!

Background: This “Video & Audio Album” was issued only in the USA in the VHS, Betamax and LaserDisc formats. ALL other countries did not see a release of this collection in any format. The only NTSC release was this US LaserDisc which this REMASTERED DVD is sourced from. Even now the LaserDisc of this rare collection is offred used for as much as $50.00. Still to this day, this collection has NEVER been officially released here in any other country in ANY format, not on VHS, not on LaserDisc, not on DVD until NOW! So here it is for the first time ever on DVD is the Dream Academy!

Description: Though there are 3 music videos, it is engrossing and extremely moving throughout. Paula Greif, Peter Kagan Directors for the music video “The Love Parade” started here along with directing music videos for Scritti Politti “Perfect Way” those two videos including a fashion video for “the girl gets totaled” brought this directing team to notoriety and would later direct music videos for a DURAN DURAN Julian temple Steve Winwood and a host of other bands and artists. In addition a mastered laserdisc recording of the entire debut album from the dream Academy follows this music video collection .


1. Life In A Northern Town (Video)
Engineer – Andrew Jackson
Film Producer [Video Produced By], Film Director [Directed By], Cinematographer – Larry Williams, Leslie Libman
Producer – David Gilmour, George Nicholson, Nick Laird-Clowes

2. The Love Parade (Video)
Engineer, Remix – John Hudson
Film Producer [Video Produced By], Film Director [Directed By], Cinematographer – Paula Greif, Peter Kagan
Producer – Alan Tarney

3. Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (Video)
Engineer – Andrew Jackson
Film Producer [Video Produced By], Film Director [Directed By], Cinematographer – Larry Williams (9), Leslie Libman
Producer – David Gilmour, Nick Laird-Clowes
Written-By – Johnny Marr and  Morrissey


Dream Academy’s Entire Debut Album

4. Life In A Northern Town
5. The Edge of Forever
6. (Johnny) New Light
7. In Places On The Run
8. This World
9. Bound To Be
10. Moving On
11. The Love Parade
12. The Party
13. One Dream


14. Saturday Night Live Season 11 Episode 06 Air Date: 21 st of December 1985: Life In a Northern Town (Live)

15. Love (Music Video 1990)

Total Running Time 1 Hour 5 Minutes


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Weight.25 lbs


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