“The guitarist’s wounded soul laid bare…” – The Telegraph
“Absorbing tribute to the blues legend…” – The Guardian
New York, NY (April 13, 2018)-Directed by Academy Award winner Lili Fini Zanuck, this in-depth retrospective of the celebrated guitarist, Life In 12 Bars overlays rare archive footage with audio interviews. Eric Clapton is raw and unflinchingly honest as he discusses his career and his turbulent personal life.
UMe / Universal will release the complementary OST to Life In 12 Bars. Available as a 2-CD and 4-LP set plus digital formats, the set comprises 32 tracks spanning Clapton’s long and illustrious career. (The LP version will be released at the later date of 20th July).
It includes recordings by The Yardbirds, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominos, The Beatles, George Harrison, Aretha Franklin, Muddy Waters plus Clapton’s solo work, and of the 32 featured tracks five are previously unreleased, including the first ever release of the entire full length recording of I Shot The Sheriff, recorded during the sessions for 461 Ocean Boulevard.
About Eric Claption
Eric Clapton, CBE is an 18-time Grammy Award winner. He has received four Ivor Novello Awardsfrom the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. He is the only ever three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He appears in Rolling Stone magazines ‘100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time’ and Time magazines ‘Top 50 Guitarists of All Time’. In his solo career, Clapton has sold more than 130 million records worldwide. In 1998 Eric Clapton founded the Crossroads Centre, an addiction treatment centre on the island of Antigua.