Live At Bungalow Palace Performance Jeff and Richard are set up in Jeff's home studio playing and singing the song. First, it cuts everything up to Running Scared all the Smile bits. The complete Mercy, Mercy is also shown in its entirety. I couldn't shake the feeling that this was just one gigantic narcissism project by the subject himself. Near the end, he calls out to his dog, Lucy, and she barks back although this all sounds dubbed in.
There is another cut of the Barbara interview that is hidden by a short portion of the Jeff and Roy home video footage just shown is shown in reverse. The music, as you would expect, is great also - as are the numerous interviews with Jeff and his famous friends. Yes and no edits Broadway, Show Tunes and Long Wave Several interviews and images begin to explain why Jeff has recorded his Long Wave songs, including the supposed recording of the vocals for She. The story is told by the British artist himself and such distinguished collaborators and friends of Jeff as Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Tom Petty, Joe Walsh, Olivia and Dhani Harrison, Barbara Orbison and Eric Idle. Song: Ukulele Noodle 3 This is simple noodling about on ukulele. Showdown This is an incomplete, acoustic performance of the song in Jeff's home. Blue Sky - The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra album in 2012.
The bits include lead guitar, bass guitar, drums, cowbell and lead vocals. Only the song intro, which is slightly extended, and the first verse are heard. It starts very quietly and is barely heard, but as the viewer is taken inside the home, it is heard louder and louder; part of the noodle includes Jeff launching into a small bit of guitar for Mr. Song: Don't Bring Me Down This is a very short, 18 second segment of the acoustic performance of Don't Bring Me Down as taken from the Live At Bungalow Palace performances. It's interesting as the piano part is brought to the foreground of the recording, with the rest of the song on playback behind it, exposing the unique piano melody. Jeff is the star, which is what redeems it. The edits were throughout, cutting small bits and scenes only, although notable differences include a cut of half of the acoustic performance of Livin' Thing, Roy Orbison's performance of California Blue, several large portions of Jeff talking about Long Wave including a complete cut of the Smile segment , and a speeding up of the closing credits scroll.
Jeff's Sound An old picture of Jeff and Dhani together is shown while a voiceover of Dhani talking about Jeff's sound is heard and the Bungalow Palace performance of Showdown fades, followed by Dhani in the chair talking about Jeff. The end has a voiceover by Paul about Jeff's modesty. I do highly recommend this documentary. I would have preferred fewer awkward interviews and simply more of the tunes. Jeff is a Skilled Friend Various interviews are shown by others taking about Jeff's skill and friend ship. What I liked about these productions is, as Simon said, they were beautifully shot. There is a false start with Richard flubbing the piano during intro, then joking between Jeff and Richard about it, followed by another start and the full song performance.
Song: Telephone Line An incomplete and partially obscured version of this performance is heard in the Mr. All great to listen to and watch, but there wasn't much as far as detail went on anything, great insight into how he produces and what his peers think of him, but there was basically nothing that talked about the history of what I consider one of the greatest rock bands of the 70s. Song: Do Ya This is a stringing together of Jeff playing various instruments to previously recorded playback, with the focused instrument in the audio foreground while being performed. Yes, but portions of the playing and listening to the playback of the Do Ya riff is cut and a small portion of the end of the interview is put over the footage. Songs: She Yes, but with several segments cut or rearranged. If you notice any errors or omissions which there are many , please contact me at and let me know.
It starts with the very early days as he discovered music and formed the Idle Race, followed by a nice acoustic performance of Livin' Thing. Livin' Thing Jeff performs and acoustic version of Livin' Thing, shot through an outside window into his home. Songs: Keep Searching and Walk Away Yes, except the Del Shannon 1965 clip is shown in full aspect ratio. Several of the interviewees appeared to be reciting from a script. Some of this footage has been seen on prior documentaries for other artists, but a lot of previously unseen footage is included too. Song: Can't Get It Out Of My Head This is up to the first chorus of Can't Get It Out Of My Head as performed in Jeff's home as part of the Live At Bungalow Palace performance. Imagine what a thrill to live out your rock and roll dreams with your heroes.
Select albums in the Format field. This is done with the following sequence. The full performance of this song is seen and heard in the Live At Bungalow Palace broadcast. It also cuts everything where Paul talks about Jeff taking a break for a while up until the latter half of Paul saying the Jeff can do ti all. This is followed by a Ringo comment about Jeff's voice. Throughout the scenes, Jeff is noodling on electric guitar and over this audio are voiceover interview segments, each speaking praises for Jeff; interviewers include, in order of being heard, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Barbara Orbison, Tom Petty, Dhani Harrison, Joe Walsh and Eric Idle. This is an interesting performance as an all acoustic version of the song was featured in the Live At Bungalow Palace broadcast, but this version is different, with Jeff on electric guitar instead.
Yes and no edits Drum Noodling Jeff is seen noodling on drum while he speaks in voiceover about his recording techniques. Blue Sky - The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra album in 2012. But if you're expecting the full story, this may disappoint you. Of particular interest is a very brief acoustic performance of Don't Bring Me Down which is heard in the documentary and a brief performance of Showdown with electric guitar, which is different from the acoustic guitar performance heard in Live At Bungalow Palace. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who has interest in music in any way shape or form, it is wildly entertaining and puts you in a good mood. Childhood musical influences Jeff talks about seeing the 1954 film The High And The Mighty as a child and being inspired by the signature tune; this is briefly played while a marquee for the film is shown as well as a picture of him as a small boy. Pay-Per-View videos will become available to watch once the event starts, will be available for replay for 24 hours following the event, and are not available for download.