Slowhand At 70 – Live At The Royal Albert Hall will be released November 13th, simultaneously on DVD, Blu-ray, DVD+2CD set, DVD+3LP set and in a Deluxe Edition. This landmark release captures a very special Eric Clapton performance celebrating his 70th birthday at his favourite venue this past May. It includes career defining tracks like ‘Cocaine’ (watch it here), ‘I Shot The Sheriff’, ‘Layla’, ‘Wonderful Tonight’, ‘Crossroads’, ‘Tears In Heaven’, ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ and more! As a bonus on DVD / Blu-ray formats, there’s an extra live track ‘Little Queen Of Spades’.
The Deluxe Edition contains the DVD and 2CDs of the 2015 show plus a bonus DVD of Eric Clapton performances at the Royal Albert Hall across the years including the Cream Farewell Tour from 1968, the Journeyman Tour from 1990, a UN Benefit Concert performance with Zucchero from 2004, the Cream Reunion shows from 2005 and a Prince’s Trust Benefit performance from 2010 all packaged in a 12”x12” 60 page hardback photobook.
2015 was a year of landmark events for Clapton. He turned 70 in March and then in May he performed his 200th concert at London’s famous Royal Albert Hall fifty years after his first performance there with The Yardbirds. Clapton’s 7 night run at the venue was acclaimed by the critics and adored by the fans. The setlist blended vintage blues tracks and Clapton classics from across his astonishing career.
Over the years, Eric Clapton has become synonymous with the Royal Albert Hall and this concert is the perfect combination of artist and venue creating a truly magical night for fans everywhere.