Shut Up And Play The Hits


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pstrongSHUTUPANDPLAYTHEHITSstrongReleasedonDVDBlushyrayandVOD13thofMarch2013ppSpecialeditionBlushyrayfeaturesLCDSoundsystemconcertandextras.ppnbspppldquoIfitrsquosgoingtobeafuneralhellipletrsquoshavethebestfuneraleverrdquo.ThesewordsbelongtoJamesMurphythecreativegeniusandmusicprodigythatgavetheworldoneofthemostprolificbandsofthepastgenerationLCDSoundsystem.Throughoutthecourseoftheirbewilderingsuccessrumoursbegantoswirlthatoneofthemostcelebratedandinfluentialbandsinrecentmemorywastobedisbanded.Eventuallytherumoursprovedtobetrue.Onthenightofthe2ndApril2011LCDandtheirfrontmanJamesMurphyperformedinfrontofasoldoutMadisonSquareGardenmarkingtheeventasthelasttimepeoplewilleverseethemperformliveagain.ppnbspppTheirfinalheadlineshowwasheraldedasanearfourhourextravaganza.MurphyandcowantedtomakesuretheirdeparturefromthemusicscenewouldberememberedfondlyandtosaythankstotheirpassionatefanstheydeliveredthemostmovingandemotionalperformancethesoldoutNewYorkcrowdhadeverseen.TheconcertearnedravereviewswithNEWYORKmagazinecallingtheeventldquoamarvelofpurecraftrdquoandTIMEmagazinelamentingldquowemayneverdanceagain.rdquoppnbspppstrongemShutUpAndPlayTheHitsemstrongisthefilmthatfollowsJamesMurphyinthecrucial48hoursthatleaduptothemostimportantgigofhislifeanddocumentstheimperativeconcertthatbroughtdancefanstogetherforonelastparty.ThedocumentarylaunchedatMelbourneFilmFestivallastAugustandhassinceplayedatsoldoutfestivalsandoutdoorscreeningsacrossAustralia.ppnbspppDylanSouthernampWillLovelacecoshydirectorsofthenarrativefilmwereultimatelyfascinatedbyMurphyrsquosdecisiontoendthebandrsquosrunjustasitbegantoreachitszenithofpopularity.Themovewasbolduntimelyandseeminglycounterintuitivetothetraditionalmusicsuccessstory.OnceMurphyalludedtherewereplansinplacetoholdonelastconcertatthelegendaryMadisonSquareGardenthecoshydirectorsknewtheyhadtheopportunitytocapturesomethingspecial.ppnbspppstrongSpecialFeaturesstrongbrBlushyrayDiscFeatures4hoursofconcertfootageplusextrasppnbspppstrongShutUpAndPlayTheHitsstrongppstrongemnbspemstrongRRP32.95br3DBlurayRRP37.95p


 



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