Eric Clapton celebrated a big milestone earlier this year. The legendary guitarist celebrated his 70th birthday. And he didn’t just celebrate it with a quiet night at home. Instead he celebrated it in front of hundreds of fans at the famed Royal Albert Hall. Now fans around the world will get to take in that celebration in the comfort of their own homes this fall courtesy of the people at Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Eagle Rock Entertainment announced today that it will release Eric Clapton’s new live recording Slow Hand at 70: Live at the Royal Albert Hall on Friday, November 13th. The concert will be released on a variety of platforms including: DVD + 2CD, Blu-ray + 2CD, and an exclusive Deluxe DVD + 2CD edition. The Deluxe DVD + 2CD edition will feature Clapton’s performance from the Royal Albert Hall as well as a bonus DVD that will feature Clapton’s performances at the legendary venue throughout the years, footage from the Cream Farewell Tour 1968, the Journeyman tour from 1990, a UN Benefit performance with Zucchero from 2004, the Cream Reunion shows from 2005, and a performance at the Prince’s Trust Benefit from 2010. The extended packaging is rounded out by a 12”X12” sixty-page hardback photobook.
Those that pick the standard DVD and Blu-ray sets weren’t left out in terms of bonsues. Both the DVD + 2CD and Blu-ray + 2CD packages feature the bonus live track ‘Little Queen of Spades.’ Included in the main concert’s set list are many of his biggest hits including: ‘Cocaine,’ ‘I Shot The Sheriff,’ ‘Layla,’ ‘Wonderful Tonight,’ ‘Tears in Heaven’ and even a cover of the classic blues tune ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ among many others. The complete set list for the show will be announced soon. The DVD + 2CD package will retail for MSRP of $29.98, the Blu-ray + 2CD package for $34.98, and the Deluxe DVD + 2CD package for $69.98. Audiences can check out a trailer for the upcoming concert recording online now via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm8mD_vUfcg&feature=youtu.be. More information on this and other titles from Eagle Rock Entertainment is available online now at:
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