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Shut Up and Play the Hits

Release date: Jul, 18th 2012 (US)

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On April 2nd 2011, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM played its final show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. SHUT UP AND PLAY THE HITS both captures this once-in-a-lifetime event with stunning visuals and serves as an intimate portrait of frontman James Murphy as he navigates the 48 hours surrounding the show. Woven throughout is an honest and unflinching conversation between Murphy and author Chuck Klosterman as they discuss music, art, aging, and the decision to call it quits while at the top of your game.

Director: Dylan Southern.

Starring: James Murphy, Chuck Klosterman, Tyler Pope, Keith Wood, Pat Mahoney, Nancy Whang and more.