Alanis, Radiohead, Springsteen, Page & Plant Bringing Amnesty Show To Pay-Per-View

If you couldn’t make it to Paris last year to catch Alanis Morissette, Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, and the other artists who took part in a benefit show for Amnesty International, you’ll soon be able to check out the concert in your living room.

“The Paris Concert For Amnesty International: The Struggle Continues…,” which also features performances by Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Shania Twain, Tracey Chapman, Youssou N’Dour and Asian Dub Foundation, will make its pay-per-view debut on April 3.

The special captures the Amnesty benefit staged at Paris’ Bercy Stadium on December 10 of last year to mark the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In addition to performance footage, the three-hour special will also feature interviews with the musicians involved as well as the Dalai Lama and Amnesty International Secretary General Pierre Sane. Fans will be able to order the show for $20.95 courtesy of the folks at Viewers’ Choice.


“The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a very powerful document,” Gabriel said of the cause in a statement announcing the broadcast. “I am very happy Amnesty International has managed to organize a concert for the 50th anniversary. People need to know the rights their governments have accepted yet frequently ignore and abuse.”