Superb Journey: The Story of The Who, a 2007 documentary that takes a career-spanning take a look at the legendary British band, is on the market to stream for the primary time by way of Amazon Prime’s music-themed streaming service The Coda Collection.
The movie options in-depth interviews with The Who‘s surviving unique members — singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshend — in addition to uncommon footage, stay efficiency clips and segments analyzing numerous aspects of the band’s music and historical past.
Superb Journey, which was directed by Murray Lerner and Paul Crowder, additionally contains interviews with a few of The Who’s well-known musical associates and followers, amongst them Sting, U2‘s The Edge, Pearl Jam‘s Eddie Vedder, Oasis‘ Noel Gallagher, and Steve Jones of The Intercourse Pistols.
The doc covers The Who’s connection to the U.Okay.’s Nineteen Sixties mod scene, the band’s penchant for destroying their devices on stage, their landmark 1969 rock opera Tommy, the premature deaths of drummer Keith Moon and bassist John Entwistle, Daltrey and Townshend’s complicated relationship, and the band’s historic 2001 efficiency at The Live performance for New York profit.
Daltrey says of the documentary, “It’s not straightforward to seize in movie the facility and vitality of any rock band, particularly the 4 characters that made up The Who, the brilliance of Pete Townshend’s music, and the magic that occurred between Pete, John, Keith and myself. However Who followers inform me Superb Journey does simply that.”
A companion movie to the doc, Amazing Journey: Six Quick Ones, which options six mini-documentaries providing an prolonged take a look at The Who’s 4 band members, additionally has premiered as a part of The Coda Assortment.
The Coda Assortment is on the market to Amazon Prime members for $4.99 a month. A seven-day free trial additionally is obtainable.
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