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Shut Up and Play the Hits


On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. Shut Up And Play The Hits documents this once in a life time performance and paints an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision to consign the band to history.


Director(s): Will Lovelace, Dylan Southern

Executive Producer(s): Christine Vachon, Keith Wood, The Creators Project

Producer(s): Lucas Ochoa, Thomas Benski, James Murphy

Cinematographer: Reed Morano

Editor(s): Mark Burnett

Music: LCD Soundsystem

Director Bio

Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace make up the directing partnership, thirtytwo. In 2011, the duo theatrically released their feature-length documentary, “No Distance Left to Run,” which received a nomination for Best Long Form Music Video at the 53rd annual Grammy® Awards and was shortlisted for a prestigious Grierson Documentary Award.


Sales Agent: WME (Mark Ankner)

Public Film Contact

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