Jeff Buckley 'Grace' Live Footage Compiled
Jeff Buckley 'Grace' Live Footage Compiled

Jeff Buckley's fame and popularity continue to spread 15 years since the release of his celebrated debut, "Grace," and more than a decade after his untimely death.

In celebration of his legacy and the album's anniversary, on June 2 Columbia/Legacy will release "Grace Around the World," a DVD/CD package with a host of previously unreleased live performances. A deluxe version includes a second DVD with the documentary "Amazing Grace: Jeff Buckley," an award-winning film about the singer and his music.

"Grace Around the World," executive produced by Buckley’s mother Mary Guibert, focuses on his unique live performances from 1994-5, right after the original album was released. Drawn from a variety of television sources, the rarely seen clips include include U.S. shows at Howlin Wolf in New Orleans and the JBTV acoustic performance in Chicago; the BBC’s Late Show in London; the tv show "Live Aus Dem Sudbahnhof" in Frankfurt, Germany; MTV Japan; MTV's "Most Wanted" in London and MTV Europe’s coverage of the Eurokeenes Festival in Belfort, France. Bonus tracks include three songs performed for MTV's "120 Minutes" and the original music video for "Hallelujah." The package also includes an audio CD with 12 live songs from the DVD.

The deluxe version includes an extra DVD with the documentary film. "Amazing Grace: Jeff Buckley," directed by Buckley's fan club head Laurie Trombley and Nyla Bialek Adams, includes rare performances, outtakes from the Columbia Records archive, and interviews with Buckley himself, his band, friends, family and fans. The film has has won numerous festival awards, including the Seattle Film Festival, San Francisco World Film Festival, CMJ, among others.

Both the standard and deluxe versions include extensive liner notes and interviews with Buckley's mother and former band members, compiled by his former publicist Howard Wuelfing.

Last year, Buckley's cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" enjoyed a renewed popularity, topping the Billboard Hot Digital Songs chart in the U.S. and hitting No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart after "X Factor" winner Alexandra Burke performed her own version of the song.

Full track listing for "Grace Around the World":

DVD: GRACE AROUND THE WORLD
Part 1:
1. Grace (BBC Late Show, London, 1/17/95)
2. So Real (Live Aus Dem Sudbahnhof tv, Frankfurt, Germany, 2/24/95)
3. Mojo Pin (Live Aus Dem Sudbahnhof tv, Frankfurt, Germany, 2/24/95)
4. What Will You Say (Live Aus Dem Sudbahnhof tv, Frankfurt, Germany, 2/24/95)
5. Hallelujah (MTV Japan, 1/31/95)
6. Dream Brother (Howlin Wolf, New Orleans, 12/2/94)
7. Eternal Life (MTV's Most Wanted, London, 3/3/95)
8. Last Goodbye (MTV's Most Wanted, London, 3/3/95)
9. Lover You Should Have Come Over (JBTV Chicago, 11/8/94)
10. Lilac Wine (MTV Europe, Eurokeenes Festival, Belfort, France, 7/9/95)
(all footage previously unreleased except # 9)

Part 2:
1. Grace (MTV, 120 Minutes, New York, 1/15/95)
2. So Real (MTV, 120 Minutes, New York, 1/15/95)
3. Last Goodbye (MTV, 120 Minutes, New York, 1/15/95)
4. Vancouver (MTV's Most Wanted, London, 3/3/95)
5. Hallelujah (music video directed by Ernie Fritz)
6. “Star Tours” (VH1, Naked Cafe Behind The Scenes Piece, 1/9/95)
7. Merri Cyr bus interview (spring 1995)

CD:
1. Grace (BBC Late Show, London, 1/17/95)
2. So Real (Live Aus Dem Sudbahnhof tv, Frankfurt, Germany, 2/24/95)
3. Mojo Pin (Live Aus Dem Sudbahnhof tv, Frankfurt, Germany, 2/24/95)
4. What Will You Say (Live Aus Dem Sudbahnhof tv, Frankfurt, Germany, 2/24/95)
5. Hallelujah (MTV Japan, 1/31/95)
6. Dream Brother (Howlin Wolf, New Orleans, 12/2/94)
7. Eternal Life (MTV's Most Wanted, London, 3/3/95)
8. Last Goodbye (MTV's Most Wanted, London, 3/3/95)
9. Lover You Should Have Come Over (JBTV Chicago, 11/8/94)
10. Lilac Wine (MTV Europe, Eurokeenes Festival, Belfort, France, 7/9/95)
11. Grace (MTV’s 120 Minutes, USA, 01/15/95)
12. So Real (MTV’s 120 Minutes, USA, 01/15/95)

DVD: AMAZING GRACE: JEFF BUCKLEY