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Genre Documentary
Running Time 105 min
MPAA rating Unrated
Release Date Jul 18, 2012
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Shut Up and Play the Hits

On April 2nd, 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD frontman James Murphy had made the conscious decision to disband one of the most celebrated and influential bands of its generation at the peak of its popularity, ensuring that the band would go out on top with the biggest and most ambitious concert of its career. The instantly sold out, near four-hour extravaganza did just that, moving the thousands in attendance to tears of joy and grief, with New York Magazine… Show more

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September 14, 2012 - Boston.com - By Ty Burr, Globe Staff

James Murphy should never have been a rock star. The brains, heart, and weary soul behind the much-loved electronic dance-punk group LCD Soundsystem, Murphy looks like a well-dressed roadie rather than a frontman. At 41, he’s way too old, and his bearish hulk is topped by the face of an unshaven cherub, which in turn is topped by one of the most serious bedheads in modern popular music. Apparently even he had his doubts, for last year, at the peak of LCD Soundsystem’s success, he called it quits and went out with a bang: a sold-out farewell concert at Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2011.

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