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Update: Blue Man Group Reveals How to Be a Megastar

DVD/CD Showcases the Exuberant and Wildly Popular World Music Tour How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.1; Available April 1 From Rhino

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 02/26/08 -- After an explosion of sell-out concerts throughout 2006 and 2007, Blue Man Group How To Be A Megastar Tour 2.1. world tour has been captured by Rhino Records on a combo DVD/CD, entitled "HOW TO BE A MEGASTAR LIVE!" This two-disc collection contains as bonus features: 5.1 Surround Sound, the video for "I Feel Love," the comedic parody "Mono Makes a Plea - Save the TVs" campaign and the documentary "Inside the Tube," which provides an intimate look inside Blue Man Group's creative process and history. "HOW TO BE A MEGASTAR LIVE!" DVD/CD will be available in stores and at April 1 for a suggested price of $19.98.

Blue Man Group How To Be A Megastar Tour is a live rock show that takes the audience through a satirical "workshop" on how to create "the perfect rock concert experience." In the process, they celebrate, skewer and otherwise deconstruct rock stardom in all of its narcissistic glory. The Blue Men download a new "how-to manual" that takes the audience through a uniquely clever and interactive show that guarantees to deliver hypnotic entertainment for all ages. With more than 60 dates left on the current tour, Blue Man Group has already sold nearly 1 million tickets in North America alone. The double disc DVD/CD "HOW TO BE A MEGASTAR LIVE!" was filmed in front of sold-out crowds of over 40,000 fans during a two-day run at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. Six cameras were on hand to capture the music, the lights, the comedy and the exuberance that is Blue Man Group!

Co-founder of Blue Man Group Chris Wink explains, "We want people to walk away feeling like the real magic of rock concerts comes from their tribal and communal elements as opposed to 'mega-stardom.'"


            "HOW TO BE A MEGASTAR LIVE!"
                   Track Listing

 DVD                              CD
 1. Above                         1. Above
 2. Drumbone                      2. Drumbone
 3. Rock Manual Infomercial       3. Time To Start
 4. Time To Start                 4. Up To The Roof
 5. Up To The Roof                5. Altering Appearances
 6. Altering Appearances          6. Persona
 7. Persona                       7. Your Attention
 8. Floppie The Banjo Clown       8. Piano Smasher
 9. Your Attention                9. Shirts and Hats
10. Piano Smasher                10. Sing Along
11. Shirts and Hats              11. One of These Days
12. Sing Along                   12. Rock Concert Movement #237
13. Rock Box Infomercial         13. Shadows Part 2
14. One Of These Days            14. The Complex
15. Shadows Part 2               15. Light Suits
16. The Complex                  16. I Feel Love
17. Light Suits                  17. Rock and Go
18. I Feel Love                  18. Baba O'Riley
19. Rock and Go                  19. What is Rock
20. Baba O'Riley
21. Introducing The Band
22. What Is Rock

                       Bonus materials:
                 "Inside the Tube" Documentary
                      "I Feel Love" Video
          "Mono Makes a Plea - Save the TVs" Campaign

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