Julien Temple's highly anticipated ‘Glastonbury’ will be released this week
In 1970 Michael Eavis opened his 150-acre farm to 1,500 people each paying £1 to watch a handful of pop and folk stars perform over the summer-solstice weekend…
Glastonbury Festival is now the longest running and most popular music and arts festival in history. This year everyone will have the chance to experience the Glastonbury vibe and some of the festival’s 35-year history when ‘Glastonbury’ the documentary opens in cinemas nationwide on April 14.
The documentary sees long time festival worker Robert Richards in the role of producer whilst Somerset based Julien Temple (‘The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle’, ‘Absolute Beginners’, ‘Filth and the Fury’)offered his services as director.
Musicians featured in ‘Glastonbury’ include – The Velvet Underground, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Primal Scream, Alabama 3, Billy Bragg, Cypress Hill, The Scissor Sisters, Radiohead, Babyshambles, The Levellers, David Gray, Bjork, Coldplay, Chemical Brothers, Stereo MC’s, Blur, Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros, English National Opera ‘Die Valkyrie’, Ray Davies, Pulp, Faithless, The Bravery, Morrissey, Prodigy, Toots an the Maytals and David Bowie.
Uncut.co.uk has got exclusive footage from the documentary featuring Morrissey, plus the trailer, to view below.
Morrissey at Glastonbury.
Glastonbury Trailer Links.