Lord Don't Slow Me Down

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Lord Don't Slow Me Down
Directed byBaillie Walsh
Produced byJosh Barwick & Donald Taylor
CinematographyBaillie Walsh
Edited byStruan Clay
Music byOasis
Distributed byBlack Dog Films
Release date
29 October 2007
Running time
94:19 min
TV edit: 56:24 min

Lord Don't Slow Me Down is a rockumentary movie. It looks back on British band Oasis' Don't Believe the Truth world tour. The tour took place from May 2005 to March 2006. The movie is directed by Baillie Walsh. It went platinum in the UK.[1]

Pre-release[change | change source]

A handful of fans-only private screenings took place around the world. The world premiere of the movie at the Directors Guild Theater in New York City on 4 November 2006 as part of the CMJ Film Festival. The UK television premiere was on Channel 4 on 19 November, at 11:50PM. It was a heavily edited version with about 40 minutes cut from the original 95 minute version. The movie was first shown to go along with Oasis' compilation album Stop the Clocks, released on 20 November 2006. A preview of the movie was included on the Let There Be Love DVD single, released in November 2005.

The movie features a new Oasis song also called "Lord Don't Slow Me Down", written by Noel Gallagher and recorded during the Don't Believe the Truth sessions. Gallagher described it as being "one of the best things, like The Who, The Yardbirds and the Jeff Beck Group combined, and it's got two drum solos on it!". He has also said that his girlfriend thought it was the only Oasis song you could dance to. The song was left off Don't Believe the Truth because Gallagher felt that including it would have meant he'd have been singing too many songs on the record. Italian footballer Alessandro Del Piero also appears in the video signing a shirt for Noel.

DVD Release[change | change source]

Lord Don't Slow Me Down was released on DVD on 29 October 2007. The DVD set contents:

Disc One:

  • Documentary tour movie Lord Don’t Slow Me Down in stereo and surround sound.
  • Bonus audio commentary featuring the members of the band
  • A Noel Gallagher Q&A session with the fans filmed in New York in 2006

Disc Two:

This concert has also been shown regularly on the HD music television channel, "Rave."

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.bpi.co.uk/platinum/platinumright.asp?rq=search_plat&r_id=33047 Archived 2008-02-20 at the Wayback Machine BPI website

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