it's time for "Elvis' Greatest Hits" on DVD!
fans have contacted EIN in 2004 asking why BMG doesn't release
an Elvis' Greatest Hits DVD.
there are obvious problems (principally a lack of visual material
for most songs and radically different types of visual material
for what is available), these should only be logistical problems
which can be overcome using today's technology.
has commented before on Elvis' lack of sales firepower compared
to numerous other "oldies" or "back catalog" acts. A definitive
Elvis greatest hits disc should go a long way towards changing
Australian results as one indicator the following picture
emerges around Platinum level certification (it is reasonably
representative of what is happening elsewhere):
Freezes Over The Eagles (Px15)
Night Only Bee Gees (Px7)
Jackson #1's (Px5)
& White Night Roy Orbison (Px5)
Diamond's Greatest Hits (Px4)
Voice: The Greatest Clips John Farnham (Px4)
'68 Comeback Special Elvis (Px1)
From Hawaii Elvis (Px1)
urges BMG to develop a definitive Elvis' greatest hits DVD.
a mix of existing audio-visual Elvis material (eg. Jailhouse
Rock; Return To Sender) and contemporary video clips (in the
A Little Less Conversation vain), a first-rate production
could be established as the perennial best selling Elvis DVD...in
the same way as other record companies have established the
scarcity of appropriate high quality audio-visual Elvis material
means the compilation will not be cheap...but it would be
a fitting tribute and sound investment in the world's greatest
of a "greatest hits" DVD package would be consistent with
comments made by Ernst Jorgensen that the broader market is
more interested in the well known hits rather than secondary
welcomes your comments on this issue. All comments
will be passed on to BMG.
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