Watch Eric Clapton Play ‘Cocaine’ in a Clip From New Concert Film
Eric Clapton has posted the first full-length performance clip from his upcoming concert film, Eric Clapton: Live at the Royal Albert Hall — Slowhand at 70.
As previously reported, Slowhand at 70 commemorates Clapton's record-setting run at the titular venue, which eclipsed 200 lifetime shows when he returned for another residency earlier this year. In addition to footage culled from one of those historic concerts, fans can expect a featurette adding interviews with band members Paul Carrack, Andy Fairweather Lowe and Chris Stainton, in addition to music writers Hugh Fielder and Paul Sexton.
The press release announcing Slowhand at 70 promises that the film “captures a momentous night for one of the world’s greatest rock guitarists” and includes “classic songs and fan favorites from throughout Clapton’s career” — one of which you can sample in the above video of the movie's rendition of JJ Cale's "Cocaine," which Clapton originally found Top 40 success with when he covered it for his 1977 album Slowhand.
For those who prefer to watch their concert films in a theatrical setting, Slowhand at 70 is being prepped for a special big-screen engagement, which is scheduled to begin Sept. 14 before commencing a global roll-out. Release dates for U.S. markets have yet to be announced, but fans who want to keep an eye on when Slowhand at 70 might be coming to a nearby theater can stay appraised at the movie's official site.
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