This musical accompaniment to director Julian Temple's biopic of the late Joe Strummer obliterates the traditional soundtrack formula, turning the whole listening experience into an 80-minute radio show, hosted by the inimitable rock icon himself. Strummer, a lifelong devotee to the power of radio (he would often bring a transistor on-stage, hold it up to the microphone, and religiously tune in whatever beat-heavy, underground station popped up first), had his own program on the BBC that revolved around his myriad influences and notorious gift for gab.
Joe Strummer, gravel-voiced lead singer for the Clash, labeled ''the only band that matters'' by music critics during England's 1977 punk-rock revolution, comes to life as never before in Joe Strummers: The Future Is Unwritten, Julien Temple's razor-sharp documentary. To be debuted at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.
With Joe Strummer, Steve Jones, Mick Jones, Brigitte Bardot. As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ever before. In "The Future Is Unwritten", from British film director Julien Temple, Joe Strummer is revealed not just as a legend or musician, but as a true communicator of our times.
News of the soundtrack album comes hot on the heels of the film's highly successful premiere at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, where it received unanimous praise from the foreign and domestic press including The Hollywood Reporter who summed it up as: "Bottom line: A rock documentary that's as good as it gets.
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In The Future Is Unwritten, from British film director Julien Temple, Joe Strummer is revealed not just as a legend or musician, but as aAs the lead singer of The Clash from 1977 onward, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. In The Future Is Unwritten, from British film director Julien Temple, Joe Strummer is revealed not just as a legend or musician, but as a true communicator of our times.