The exit was explicitly framed as a final, heartbreaking adieu. Interviewees include Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono and bass player Klaus Voorman. Beset by money problems, a studio in construction, heroin-taking managers, a lunatic drummer and a culture of really heavy drinking, Pete took on an album that nearly broke him and an album that within a year the band had turned their back on and would ignore for nearly three decades. This was the album that not only broke the group in the United States but also established Clapton as an international superstar. With unseen archive and in depth interviews from Pete, Roger, Keith, John and those in the studio and behind the lens who made the album and thirty page photo booklet. Queen: The Making Of A Night At The Opera tells the track by track story of the album through new interviews with Brian May, Roger Taylor and producer Roy Thomas Baker along with archive interviews with Freddie Mercury and contributions from photographer Mick Rock, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and Ian Hunter from Mott The Hoople amongst others.
The performance was Jukebox Elton with the volume all the way up. This programme tells the story behind the writing, recording and success of the album. This film tells the story behind the creation of this great rock 'n' roll album and the dramatic transformation in the band's career that took place following its release. Becker and Fagen, renowned for their relentless perfectionism in the recording studio, recall the history of an album that was a year in the making, but rewarded with a Grammy Award and three hit singles. This will feature the stories you need to know, as well as a curated selection of the best reads from across the site.
So rather than leaving it to the music to articulate his feelings as he prepares to step away, the task fell to the background visuals. That's why our new email newsletter will deliver a mobile-friendly snapshot of inews. Artsy videos including a sequence of English seaside holiday images by photographer Martin Parr gave way to This Is Your Life-style montages of Elton across the years. Through interviews, new and archive performances and analysis we discover how Tom Petty, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, Ron Blair and Stan Lynch created their songs and sounds with the help of Co-Producer Jimmy Iovine and Engineer Shelly Yakus. Def Leppard is a British hard rock band formed in 1977. Since its release in 1977, Bat Out of Hell has gone on to sell an estimated 30 million copies and become one of the top five biggest selling albums of all time.
In this film, for the first time, it is the band that tells their story. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine 00:11:07 Unavail. But it was no bed of roses. Also included on this program are acoustic performances, original studio tracks and archival live footage. This latest addition to Eagle's acclaimed Classic Albums series explores the creation of this groundbreaking album through new interviews, archive footage and detailed analysis of the original multi-track masters. This was truly the debut of Elton John the entertainer, the pro who knows how to satisfy every segment of his audience, and this eagerness to please means the record is giddy but also overwhelming, a rush of too much muchness. The 40th Anniversary edition of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road expands the album to a whopping five discs.
Bonus features include very rare American footage of the band performing Smoke On The Water and the original 1972 promo film for Never Before. In many ways, the double album was a recap of all the styles and sounds that made a star. Every episode maps out the final 24 hours of a different famous person's life. Using exclusive interviews, musical demonstration, archive footage and a return to the multi-tracks with engineer Tom Allom, the film reveals how Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward created their frighteningly dark, heavy and ear-shatteringly loud sound. The exultation clearly meant a great deal to the singer, who waved one last time and disappeared behind a trapdoor in the screen.
The songs and story of this classic album with contributions by Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman, Todd Rundgren, Ellen Foley and Karla DeVito. Particularly fascinating as with most Classic Albums packages are the breakdowns of the separate instrumental and vocal components of individual tracks. In the process, they became one the most successful bands in the world. A hard rock classic, Who's Next is required listening for rock fans of all ages. Aja, however, was to prove to be the biggest selling album of Steely Dan's illustrious career, reaching No. Alongside the interviews there is archive footage of the band performing tracks from the album in concert.
T he singer is slowly wheeling towards the sunset Yet far from luxuriating in the hype over the forthcoming film, starring Taron Egerton, of which he is a producer, the singer is slowly wheeling towards the sunset. Like a pop pontiff surveying swooning worshippers, Elton raised his arms over the masses. Using archive footage, dramatic reenactment and interviews with his closest companions, we detail the last hours of Morrison's life and the gripping events that led to his tragic death in Paris. A mix of old favorites and buried treasures makes this edition of Who's Next a definite must. By that point, he had earned it. Meanwhile, lest one forget that Rumours was terrific as well as revealing, plenty of attention is paid to the songs.
The result of a magic chemistry which had been discovered between four English musicians, it put Black Sabbath firmly on the road to world domination. But then in the 1980s, the Phil Collins-led Genesis kicked into an altogether different, more pop, sound , attracting a massive following - including many young women fans. The band remains a huge influence on the genre even to this day. This addition of Disraeli Gears to the acclaimed Classic Albums series features brand new interviews with Clapton, Baker and Bruce, along with lyricist Pete Brown, Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun, John Mayall and Manfred Mann. Ray Manzarek, plus the two surviving members of The Doors, Robbie Krieger and John Densmore are all featured in new interviews along with original engineer Bruce Botnick, musicians Henry Rollins and Perry Farrell and executives Billy James Columbia Records and Jac Holzman Elektra Records plus many more. Jim Morrison is one of the most famous rock singers in the world. It was designed to be a blockbuster and it was.
This was truly the debut of Elton John the entertainer, the pro who knows how to satisfy every segment of his audience, and this eagerness to please means the record is giddy but also overwhelming, a rush of too much muchness. This was one of those gigs where nobody giggled as the guitarist strapped on a double-headed Stratocaster. This is a feature-length documentary about Genesis - one of the most successful bands in rock history. In 2003, Rolling Stone rated it forty-first on their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. As per the Yellow Brick Road theme, what followed was a wending trek through a career brimming with glitter-bomb gems. With the greatest performances on film of iconic and new artists, Stingray Qello brings the concert experience directly to you.