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September 19, 2006

Europe’s THE FINAL COUNTDOWN TOUR: LIVE IN SWEDEN 1986 Available OnDVD November 21, 2006 Through MVD Visual

MVD Visual and Talent Trust are pleased to announce Europe – THE FINALCOUNTDOWN TOUR: LIVE IN SWEDEN 1986 for North American distribution onDVD.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Europe’s THE FINAL COUNTDOWNalbum and tour, this 13-track live concert from Solnahallen inStockholm 1986 has been re-mastered in Dolby Digital and restored inwidescreen format. The DVD features interviews with the band from2006, and an extensive gallery with never-before- seen photos from THEFINAL COUNTDOWN tour. It also features the only existing unreleasedouttake from THE FINAL COUNTDOWN recording sessions: “Where Men Won’tDare,” an instrumental written by Joey Tempest and John Leven.Additional bonuses include the band revisiting the Powerplay Studioswhere they recorded THE FINAL COUNTDOWN album, and a detailed bio.

Originally a progressive rock group, Europe failed to attain anypopularity until they reworked their sound into a bombastic yetmelodic pop-metal. Originally going by the name Force, the band –featuring founding members Joey Tempest (vocals), John Norum (guitar),and John Leven (bass) — won a national talent contest in the early’80s earning them a record contract. After changing their name toEurope and releasing two albums in Sweden (EUROPE and WINGS OFTOMORROW), the band landed an international deal with Epic Records.

Track List:
1. The Final Countdown
2. Wings Of Tomorrow
3. Ninja
4. Carrie
5. On The Loose
6. drum solo
7. Cherokee
8. The Time Has Come
9. Open Your Heart
10. Rock The Night
11. Stormwind
12. Dance The Night Away
13. Reprise: The Final Countdown

Bonus Features:
– “Where Men Won’t Dare,” an instrumental written by Joey Tempest andJohn Leven
– 20th Anniversary interviews with band members (made in 2006)
– The band revisiting Powerplay Studios where they recorded THE FINALCOUNTDOWN- Picture Gallery
– Biography

List Price: $19.95
Street Date: 11/21/06
Running Time: 115 minutes

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