Greatest Hits And Videos [DVD] review by Red Hot Chili Peppers

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  • Released: Nov 18, 2003
  • Sound: 10
  • Content: 10
  • Production Quality: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 10 Gem
  • Users' score: 8.9 (14 votes)
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Hits And Videos [DVD]

Sound — 10
This DVD is all clips taken from the chilis albums, so this does compare well with the other chili peppers songs because they are the other chili pepper songs if you get me. It doesn't have all the songs in their greatest hits, but it includes their greatest videos but, there are still 16 clips on the DVD and the unreleased tracks / the songs without clips have been replaced with other great songs from the peppers. All the pepper's clips on the DVD are very well known even though not many of them are actually shown much on Australian video clip shows. Great clips by the boys and I think the latest Aussie ad for Linx deodorant (something to do with a jet) is a complete rip off of the Chili's "Aeroplane" clip where all the air hostesses are seductive and sexy.

Content — 10
The Red Hot Chili Peppers greatest DVD is wonderful, with all the videos you need to see. The DVD is not actually the best songs, it's the best clips from the peppers and the dvd lives up to its name with every clip great. Many of the clips are the chili doing what they do best - acting like idiots, having fun and getting payed for it. The tones of the song are reflected in the clips with crazy songs having crazy clips. You can also find out where all the Chili's great songs have come from, when you select a song, you choose what album first if you get me. Some videos feature their logo, but they were creative with how they made it, having people making the shape in a few of the videos, "Aeroplane" is 1 and I think "Around The World" is the other. There are many special features, 4 extra clips, a documentary of the roadcrew working on a tour and a behind the scenes of the making of the "By The Way" clip. There is an optional commentary on each of the clips and a "Meet The Band" feature, where you hear the bands voices and see a little of them in action in the clips to see and the hear the band speak so you can identify whose who in the commentary of the clips. The chilis also make this part funny so whatever you watch you will have entertainment.

Production Quality — 10
The technical aspects used in the clips are varying from quite simple blue screening to making the whole of the band animated in 3D graphics for the Californication clip. This clip is amazing and has raised the bar too high for any bands to even think about recreating. There is also a few clips in black and white and lots of colours used in a lot of chili peppers clips done by computers.

Overall Impression — 10
Overall, this is a great DVD which anyone should buy if you haven't seen many chili peppers clips because the chance of seeing them on any Aussie video show. If anything did happen to this DVD I would go and find it and pay whatever price because it is worth every cent of the price. A great DVD of all the videos the chilis have done and a must have for any chili pepper fan.

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