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This deluxe box set (2 CD + 2 DVD) celebrates the 25th anniversary of Graceland with bonus tracks, concert footage and video clips, the documentary film (Under African Skies), a deluxe book featuring unreleased photos, new liner notes and a replica of Paul Simon’s handwritten lyrics pad. This beautiful collection is packaged in a slipcase wrapped in fine linen.
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DVD 1 - "Under African Skies" documentary film and extended interviews
"Under African Skies" documentary - The story of the making of Graceland, and the controversy created when Paul Simon went to South Africa to record with local artists, is told in "Under African Skies," the new full-length documentary from two-time Emmy, Peabody Award winner and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joe Berlinger ("Brother's Keeper," "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster," the West Memphis Three/"Paradise Lost" trilogy).Featuring interviews with key anti-apartheid activists of the time and such musical legends as Quincy Jones, Harry Belafonte, Paul McCartney, David Byrne and Peter Gabriel, "Under African Skies" travels with Paul Simon back to South Africa, 25 years after his first visit, and recounts the making of the record, surveying from the vantage of history the turbulence and controversy surrounding the album's genesis.
DVD 2 - The original 1987 "African Concert" from Zimbabwe, three original music videos and the iconic "Saturday Night Live" performance of "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes"
Township Jive (R. Phiri/J. Shabalala)
The Boy In The Bubble (P. Simon/F. Motloheloa)
Gumboots (P. Simon/J. Mkhalali/L. Masilela)
Whispering Bells (C.E. Quick)
Bring Him Back Home (H. Masekela)
Crazy Love, Vol. II (P. Simon)
I Know What I Know (P. Simon/General M.D. Shirinda)
Jinkel E Maweni (M. Makeba)
Soweto Blues (H. Masekela)
Iyaluma (M. Makeba)
Under African Skies (P. Simon)
Unomathemba (J. Shabalala)
Hello, My Baby (J. Shabalala)
Homeless (P. Simon/J. Shabalala)
Graceland (P. Simon)
You Can Call Me Al (P. Simon)
Stimela (H. Masekela)
Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes (P. Simon/J. Shabalala)
N’Kosi Sikeleli Africa
King Of Kings (closing credits)