Earlier this month, I told you that the CD/DVD set of the Live Earth concert would be one of my surefire must-haves for November. Well, the bad news is that it appears the release date for the package has been pushed back till Dec. 4 — but the good news is that we don't have to wait to check out the DVD-ready versions of some of the performances.
Linkin Park's "Bleed It Out" from the Japan concert — set to be the live album's first single — and Madonna's rendition of "La Isla Bonita" with Gogol Bordello in London are among the clips Warner Bros. is letting us see early. There's also a video of Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins performing at the Sydney concert, and while I didn't know Higgins' music before, I'm kind of digging her folksy song, "Steer" — I'm surprised it hasn't already turned up on an episode of Grey's Anatomy.
To check out those three performances, just