Eric Clapton’s ‘Slowhand at 70′ Film Is Coming to DVD and Blu-ray
Eric Clapton's new live film and album are headed for the home market this fall.
As previously reported, Clapton's May 2015 gigs at the Royal Albert Hall — which broke the record for number of performances at the venue by an artist — is being commemorated with the concert documentary Eric Clapton: Live at the Royal Albert Hall — Slowhand at 70, which collects performances from one of the shows and combines them with footage from interviews with band members Paul Carrack, Andy Fairweather Lowe and Chris Stainton, in addition to music writers Hugh Fielder and Paul Sexton.
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 — and if it isn't playing in your area, you can just wait for Nov. 13, when Eagle Rock brings it to stores.
The movie is arriving simultaneously on a variety of formats and configurations, including DVD/two-CD and Blu-ray/two-CD packages as well as a Deluxe Edition that adds a hardback book, the extra track "Little Queen of Spades" and a bonus DVD of Clapton performances at the Royal Albert Hall across the years, including clips from Cream's 1968 farewell tour, Clapton's 1990 Journeyman tour, a UN Benefit Concert performance with Zucchero from 2004, the Cream reunion shows from 2005 and a Prince’s Trust Benefit performance from 2010.
A press release 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." Check out the Slowhand at 70 rendition of "Cocaine," and take a look at the complete track listing below.
Eric Clapton, 'Slowhand At 70 – Live at the Royal Albert Hall' Track Listing
"Somebody’s Knockin’ on My Door"
"Key to the Highway"
"Tell the Truth"
"Hoochie Coochie Man"
"You Are So Beautiful"
"Can’t Find My Way Home"
"I Shot the Sheriff"
"Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out"
"Tears in Heaven"
"Let It Rain"
"High Time We Went"
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