Paramount+ has introduced that it’ll completely stream The Day the Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s “American Pie” starting Tuesday, July 19.
The documentary explores the narrative that runs deeper than the catchy tune behind McLean’s well-known track which has develop into a musical phenomenon woven into the historical past of American tradition for the previous 50 years. For the primary time ever, McLean is revealing the secrets and techniques behind the long-lasting track because the documentary highlights cultural moments within the nation’s historical past.
The movie tells the tales of people who find themselves a part of this second from the start and reveals the standpoint of a brand new era of artists who’re motivated by the identical values and concepts that impressed “American Pie.”
“This documentary is one thing that can make individuals assume, particularly since so many all through the years have requested me what sure lyrics meant or whom I used to be referring to, however now I lastly can clear up lots of these mysteries,” says McLean. “Everybody from Madonna to Garth Brooks to Bizarre Al Yankovic has recorded ‘American Pie’ and made it their very own. So many individuals have their very own interpretation of the track, and I find it irresistible.”
As a way to deliver the documentary to life, McLean seemed to music producer and songwriter Spencer Proffer, CEO of media manufacturing firm Meteor 17. Collaborating collectively, Proffer and McLean work to inform the story of this track through the use of up to date strategies, and reimagining the music for a contemporary viewers.
“There are interchanges with all stripes of individuals from many walks of life, together with main celebrities, music icons, present breaking artists and business leaders,” mentioned Proffer. “The movie explores what ‘American Pie’ meant to individuals then, what it means to them now and what it’s going to imply to generations sooner or later.”
Catch the trailer, under, and don’t miss The Day the Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s “American Pie” when it premieres on Paramount+.
The Day the Music Died: The Story of Don McLean’s “American Pie,” Premieres Tuesday, July 19, Paramount+