Butch Walker's old band Marvelous 3 may have been a one-hit wonder in the 1990s (with "Freak of the Week"), but the success of that song and the royalties from substantial radio airplay gave him the freedom to pursue endeavors in production. He went on to mix albums by commercial alternative bands like SR-71 and Injected before giving his own solo project a go. On his own material, he appears to have been influenced by seminal acts of the late 20th century, among them Matchbox 20, the Wallflowers and even the critically acclaimed Wheatus.
Butch Walker Concert Films
Live At Budokan
Runtime: 2 hr 1 minIn this two-concert experience singer-songwriter Butch Walker performs live in Tokyo and Atlanta. The live concert includes also artist's homemade behind-the-scenes video shorts. Walker delivers some of his most beloved tracks as "Radio Tokyo," "Mixtape," "Last Flight Out," "Best Thing You Never Had." "Race Cars and Goth Rock," "Cigarrette Lighter Love Song" and many more.
Out of Focus
Runtime: 1 hr 23 minProlific American songwriter, producer and family man, Butch Walker, may be unknown to the millions of fans of artists such as Fall Out Boy, Taylor Swift, Train and Pink, with whom he has produced hit records, but to industry insiders he is considered "the musicians' musician." And to the adoring fans of the prodigious records created under his own name, Butch Walker is an underground god. A hidden gem and uncompromising servant to his craft, Butch’s rock and roll fairy tale comes into focus as directors Peter Harding and Shane Valdes capture key notes in the lyrical life of one of today’s most acclaimed and respected singer-songwriters. Meet the man behind the music and be inspired.
Butch Walker Top Tracks
Taking Back Sunday
Runtime: 1 hr 13 minOver 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage including live performances, studio outtakes, videos, and bonus material from recording and touring around the 2006 release "Louder Now."
Take to the Road
Runtime: 2 hr 29 minFrank Turner's 2009 Live At Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, 29th October 2009. The full live show of 20 songs including rarely heard hits like "Barbara Allen" and "Smiling At Strangers On Trains". A must for the complete-ist fan.
August and Everything After
Runtime: 1 hr 18 minCounting Crows’ debut album “August and Everything After” was an instant success on its release in late 1993 and went on to sell over 7 million copies in America. In the UK it charted at No.16 and has sold over 400,000 copies. On September 18, 2007, the band performed the complete album live for the first time at Town Hall in New York City. The gig was filmed in high definition and is now presented here as the first ever Counting Crows live concert release. The band has maintained a hugely successful career with global album sales now in excess of 20 million but they have always saved their finest moments for the live arena.
Live and Very Attractive
Bowling For Soup
Runtime: 1 hr 26 minLive & Very Attractive is the band's first live film which was filmed over the course of the UK Get Happy Tour October 2007. The film premiered at the AFI Dallas International Film Festival. Bowling for Soup is a Grammy nominated, comedy influenced pop punk band who originally formed in Wichita Falls, Texas in 1994. Now based in Denton, Texas, the band is best known for their singles "Girl All the Bad Guys Want" (a 2003 Grammy Award nominee) "Almost", "High School Never Ends", and "1985" which has since gone on to sell more than one million official downloads itself. They have sold over a million albums over the course of their career.
Dear Jack - Documentary Film
Runtime: 1 hr 8 minThe West Coast pop-punk quartet Jack's Mannequin experienced a sad and difficult day in 2005, when frontman Andrew McMahon - then only 23 years old - received a diagnosis from his physician that he had contracted cancer. In response, McMahon began shooting a deeply personal, self-reflexive video diary of the days in between that initial diagnosis (which coincided with the first Jack's Mannequin album, Everything in Transit) and the onset of his treatment; that footage appears in this intimate release. The material also includes footage from McMahon's childhood in the 1980s and 1990s, and behind-the-scenes material documenting the production of Everything in Transit. Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee narrates.
Live At House Of Blues Boston 2014
The Gaslight Anthem
Runtime: 1 hr 38 minThe Gaslight Anthem performs live at The House of Blues, Boston in 2014. The show features a performance of their hit "Get Hurt” and songs, “45” and “Blue Jeans.
Runtime: 1 hr 2 minMulti platinum singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw is no stranger to the road, and this live concert event brings home all the action from his sold out summer tour with Colbie Caillat. Filmed in Lancaster, CA in August, this show features Gavin performing hit songs off of his latest album Sweeter, including “Not Over You” and his latest single “Soldier”, plus all his greatest hits: “I Don’t Want To Be”, “Follow Through”, “Chariot” and more. DeGraw says, “I had such a great time on the road this summer, I wanted to share my live show experience with my fans. I hope they love it!”