BIG STAR ‘NOTHING CAN HURT ME’ TO BE RELEASED ON DVD & BLU-RAY
RELEASED 6th MARCH 2015 VIA UNIVERSAL MUSIC.
NOTHING CAN HURT ME, THE FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY TO RECEIVE DVD RELEASE INCLUDING DELUXE PACKAGE WITH THE BAND’S FIRST TWO ALBUMS – NO.1 RECORD & RADIO CITY.
“A fine documentary on the classic-rock era’s greatest cult band” – Will Hermes, Rolling Stone
“A deserved tribute that puts us inside the music and the head space, of a great lost band. A well-sourced account of a perfect, broken dream” NY TIMES
Universal have announced details of the release of BIG STAR NOTHING CAN HURT ME, the definitive feature length documentary about the beloved and influential 70s rock band Big Star.
The award winning film, initially shown in UK cinemas in the summer of 2014, is released onFriday 6th March 2015. The film will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray and also as a deluxe package featuring the band’s first two albums, No.1 Record & Radio City.
Founded in Memphis by Chris Bell, and fronted by rock legend Alex Chilton, the original Big Star lineup also featured Jody Stephens and Andy Hummel. Together less than four years, the band flirted with mainstream success but never quite made it. Nonetheless, they produced a body of work of seminal importance to pop and alternative music, influencing major artists like REM, the Replacements, Elliot Smith, the Flaming Lips and countless others.
For die-hard fans and newcomers alike, the feature length documentary BIG STARNOTHING CAN HURT ME is a treasure, featuring rare music, never-before-seen footage and in-depth interviews with the original band members, family, friends and artists they influenced.
Directed by Drew DeNicola and years in the making, the film captures important voices from the Big Star era that have since passed on chronicling the band’s dismal commercial failure, subsequent massive critical acclaim and the enduring legacy of rock music’s greatest cult phenomenon. BIG STAR NOTHING CAN HURT ME is a story of artistic and musical salvation
BIG STAR ‘NOTHING CAN HURT ME’ CD/DVD, DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASED 6th MARCH 2015 VIA UNIVERSAL MUSIC AUSTRALIA.