Shut Up and Play the Hits
Friday, July 27 - Saturday, August 25, 2012
On April 2nd, 2011, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD frontman James Murphy had made the conscious decision to disband one of the most celebrated and influential bands of its generation at the peak of its popularity, ensuring that the band would go out on top with the biggest and most ambitious concert of its career. The instantly sold out, near four-hour extravaganza did just that, moving the thousands in attendance to tears of joy and grief, with New York Magazine calling the event “a marvel of pure craft” and TIME magazine lamenting “we may never dance again.” SHUT UP AND PLAY THE HITS is simultaneously a document of a once-in-a-lifetime performance and an intimate portrait of Murphy as he navigates both the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.
- Country USA
- Rating NR
- Running Time 108 min minutes
- Distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories
- Director Dylan Southern, Will Lovelace
- Cast ames Murphy, Chuck Klosterman, Gunnar Bjerk, Al Doyle, Pat Mahoney, Tyler Pope, Gavin Russom, Matt Thornley, Nancy Whang, Keith Wood
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