The See Spot Rock tour was one of the more aggressive tours of 2003. It teamed popular ska veterans, the O. C. Supertones, with several young bands. If the Denver concert I attended was any indicator, pop punk Relient K was the crowd favorite and the primary reason people were buying tickets to the tour. Pillar and Sanctus Real were well-accepted when they performed, and probably gained numerous new fans as a result (the 2004 See Spot Rock lineup has been announced at the website).
The See Spot Rock DVD offers a glimpse of life on tour, amusing us with staged brawls and rivalries. The perspective is mostly flippant, apparently targeting teenage boys. If you're looking for a serious DVD with insights into the spiritual lives of the artists, this one won't help. However, if you're looking to be amused and entertained, there are moments that are quite humorous.
I was somewhat disappointed by the live footage, since it included only portions of songs and used the CD audio, destroying any "live in concert" feel; the video coverage seemed more like a lip-synch contest. Each artist contributes a concept video to the DVD, although the Supertones simply reused Superfly from their own DVD.
A faux "Behind the Music"-style documentary about Steve Taylor will amuse anyone who has followed Steve's music over the years.
See Spot Rock is for all fans of Steve Taylor, Relient K, Pillar, O. C. Supertones, Sanctus Real and John Reuben.
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