INXS’ legendary 1991 Wembley Stadium gig will be available to download in all its restored glory from next month.

Following the film being screened in Australian cinemas at the end of last year after being restored from its original 35mm recording into a new, widescreen 4K Ultra HD version, Eagle Rock Entertainment have announced that a digital download, as well as in 4K Ultra High Definition Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD formats will be available to purchase from June 26.

The film documents INXS’ iconic Wembley Stadium concert which took place on July 13, 1991 – six years to the day since Live Aid, and five years since the band supported Queen at same venue – and also features a few special extras for diehard fans.

“There’s a song called ‘Lately’ which never made it to the original DVD and live album because the tapes run out during the song,” INXS rocker Kirk Pengilly explained. “They had to quickly put on new reels and get it recording again — but that song had a piece missing, but some very clever person managed to digitally repair it and put it back together again.”

“Watching that was fantastic because it is one of my favourite songs of a particular album and it hadn’t seen the light of day before,” he said.

Describing the feeling of walking onto Wembley’s stage to see 73,000 screaming fans as “nuts”, INXS guitarist Tim Farriss said:

“We were just six blokes from Australia that treated Wembley Stadium like just another pub gig, we went in with a PA and a few lights and played our arses off. No ego ramps, no back-up singers, no props, no grand pianos etc, just the six of us… and the audience went nuts! That’s all we needed!”

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And while the Wembley concert was undoubtedly a memorable one for all involved, Pengilly added that the it was also notable for him – in more ways than one.

“We arrived in London and got out the bus to the hotel — and I fell out of the bus and twisted my ankle really, really badly,” Pengilly said. “I was strapped heavily for the show and all that, but you’d never really know that I twisted my ankle from watching the footage”

Farriss chimed in, “Well, you had a leisurely gait at that particular gig!”

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