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Wire - "Blessed State" (from WIRE on the Box:1979)
Stretching the definition of concert "film" ever-so-slightly is WIRE on the Box:1979, a brilliant set by the best British post-punk band there ever was, as broadcast on West German TV. Re-released as as standalone DVD in 2004, the concert gains power from its studio audience artificiality to the point that the awkward, polite group of German teens becomes almost indispensable. Rock music had gotten really cold and weird all of a sudden, but it was still being jammed into the same old, 60s hit-parade formats on TV (though filtered through weirder European tastes here).