Wednesday, April 13, 2016
'All Things Must Pass' Documentary Available May 6
Long before his love for flowers came to light, it appears Elton John had an insatiable love of buying records by the dozen, judging by footage from a new documentary about Tower Records.
Our exclusive clip above reveals the star in full flight in the famous record shop - a place he reportedly visited every week in the 1970s, always armed with a long wish list of new tunes he was after. After some tireless browsing, he invariably left furnished with a stack-load of new vinyl to enjoy.
Sir Elton is just one of the star contributors to ‘All Things Must Pass - The Rise and Fall of Tower Records’, a documentary following the story of the legendary mecca for music-lovers.
In his directorial debut, Colin Hanks explores how the world-famous brand could make $1billion in 1999, and file for bankruptcy just seven years later. As well as Elton, he speaks to Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen, who explains how the record store was a second home to him. Bruce says in the film, “Everybody in a record store is a little bit your friend for 20 minutes or so.”
‘All Things Must Pass’ will be released on DVD from 6 May, and digital download from 9 May 2016.
- Huffington Post