YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD, the BEATLES cover band consisting of Paul Gilbert (RACER X, ex-MR. BIG) on guitar, Mike Portnoy (DREAM THEATER) on drums, Neal Morse (ex-SPOCK'S BEARD) on guitar and keyboards, and Matt Bissonette (DAVID LEE ROTH) on bass, have issued their long-awaited live DVD, entitled "One Night in New York City".

Recorded live at New York's BB Kings Blues club on May 18, 2003, "One Night in New York City" sees YELLOW MATTER CUSTARD performing some well known BEATLES songs such as "Nowhere Man" and "Revolution", as well as more obscure tunes like "I Call Your Name", "Think For Yourself" and even a hilarious rendition of the "Let it Be" b-side "You Know My Name". With the amazingly Lennon-like sounds of Morse's voice, the incredible skill of Gilbert and Bissonette, this disc brings the fab-four alive in all its simplicity and complexity. Somehow they found samples of the actual orchestra tracks from "Sgt. Peppers" and "I Am The Walrus" bringing the psychedelic BEATLES era to life in stunning reality. Highlights include Paul Gilbert's extended guitar solo in "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", Morse's gut grinding vocals on "Oh Darlin", Bissonette's perfect bass playing in "I Want You" and Mike Portnoy's Ringo-esque drumming, which will surely surprise many.

Special added Features:

Rehearsal Footage
Audio Commentary with Mike and Howard Portnoy

Track listing:

Disc 1:

01. Intro
02. Magical Mystery Tour
03. Deer Prudence
04. Dig A Pony
05. She Said She Said
06. I Call Your Name
07. You Can't Do That
08. When I Get Home
09. Nowhere Man
10. Rain
11. Free As A Bird
12. Come Together
13. I Am The Walrus
14. While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Disc 2:

01. Baby's In Black
02. I'll Be Back
03. No Reply
04. The Night Before
05. You're Gonna Lose That Girl
06. Ticket To Ride
07. Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except For Me And My Monkey
08. Oh Darling
09. Think For Yourself
10. Wait
11. Revolution
12. I Want You (She's So Heavy)
13. You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)
14. Lovely Rita
15. Good Morning Good Morning
16. Sgt. Pepper (Reprise)
17. A Day In The Life

The DVD is available from Portnoy's official web site at this location.


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