Millencolin and the Hi-8 Adventures

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Millencolin and the Hi-8 Adventures
Millencolin - Millencolin and the Hi-8 Adventures cover.jpg
Video by Millencolin
Released 1999
Recorded 1995-1998
Genre Punk rock
Length 74:00
Label Burning Heart

Millencolin and the Hi-8 Adventures is a video by the Swedish punk rock band Millencolin, released in 1999 in VHS format by Burning Heart Records. The 74-minute home video was created by guitarist Erik Ohlsson during the course of the band's international tours. It includes footage of the band on tour, both performing and amusing themselves on the road via activities such as skateboarding, bowling, visiting a zoo, and driving go-karts. It also includes a history of the band told by the members covering their career from 1992 to 1995, a number of live performances, and the music videos for the singles "Da Strike", "The Story of My Life", "Move Your Car", and "Lozin' Must". A soundtrack album to the film was also released in a limited run of 3,000 copies: 1,000 in Europe, 1,000 in the United States, and 1,000 in Australia. Millencolin and the Hi-8 Adventures was re-released in DVD format in 2003. The DVD added the music video for "Kemp" as well as a trailer for an upcoming sequel to the film.

Live performances[edit]

The video features a number of the band's songs performed live at various locations during their international tours:

Song Date Location
"Leona" October 1995 Turku, Finland
"Mr. Clean" March 1996 Tokyo, Japan
"Dance Craze" October 1996 Albuquerque, New Mexico
"Olympic" July 1997 Los Angeles, California and Montreal, Quebec, Canada
"Twenty Two" April 1998 Bordeaux, France
"Killercrush" April 1998 Bordeaux, France
"Bullion" October 1997 Sydney, Australia
"Monkey Boogie" April 1998 Amsterdam, Netherlands and Strasbourg, France
"Random I Am" August 1998 Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, and Porto Alegre, Brazil
"Airhead" January 1998 San Diego, California

Soundtrack album[edit]

Millencolin and the Hi-8 Adventures Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Soundtrack album by Millencolin
Released 1999
Genre Punk rock
Label Burning heart (Sweden), Epitaph (USA), Shock (Australia)
Millencolin chronology
For Monkeys
(1997)For Monkeys1997
Hi-8 Adventures Soundtrack
The Melancholy Collection
(1999)The Melancholy Collection1999

The soundtrack to the film was released as an EP in limited quantities. Burning Heart Records produced 1,000 copies for the European market, while Epitaph Records released 1,000 copies in the United States and Shock Records released another 1,000 in Australia. The soundtrack includes the extended version of "Buzzer" which appeared in the film, as well as audio tracks of several of the film's live performances.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Buzzer" (extended version)
  2. "Random I Am" (live)
  3. "Puzzle" (live)
  4. "Dance Craze" (live)
  5. "Move Your Car" (live)
  6. "Killercrush" (live)
  7. "Bullion" (live)
  8. "Twenty Two" (live)