Thursday, August 27, 2020
Watch :: Trailer for Phil Lynott documentary Songs For While I’m Away
In celebration of the late Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott’s 71st birthday (on August 20), Break Out Pictures and Eagle Rock films have shared a new trailer for director Emer Reynolds’ hotly-anticipated documentary film, Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away.
Coming 34 years after the Irish rocker's death in January 1986, thd film is expected to be released in cinemas before the end of the year.
The film synopsis reads:
“Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away is a feature documentary on the life and music of Phil Lynott, telling the story of how a young black boy from working-class 1950’s Dublin, became Ireland’s greatest rock star.
“As the lead singer of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wildman. Told extensively through the words of Phil himself and focusing on some of his iconic songs, the film gets to the heart of Philip, the father, the husband, the friend, the son, the rock icon, the poet and the dreamer.”
Artists who have contributed to the film include Lizzy's Scott Gorham, Eric Bell and Darren Wharton, Metallica’s James Hetfield, U2’s Adam Clayton, Huey Lewis, Suzi Quatro and more.