Each of the thirteen one-hour episodes in this complete first season exposes the essence of iconic and influential figures who are given the rare opportunity to speak intelligently and in-depth about music, their careers, how their classic songs were written and why; their experiences; their influences and the creative process overall, revealing new insights about their extraordinary work and lives. Unique performances from the featured guests and by Spectacle’s multi-faceted host, Elvis Costello, along with other spontaneous illustrative moments further distinguish Spectacle as one of the most complete music experiences fans could want.
Guests include: Sir Elton John, President Bill Clinton, Tony Bennett, Lou Reed, Julian Schnabel, The Police, Smokey Robinson, Rufus Wainwright, Jakob Dylan, Jenny Lewis, She & Him, Diana Krall, Herbie Hancock, Rosanne Cash, Norah Jones, Kris Kristofferson, John Mellencamp, James Taylor and Renee Fleming.
Over 60 unique musical performances and collaborations including: Purple Haze, Alison, You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me, Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word, Sunshine Of Your Love, Roxanne, Watching The Detectives, and many more.
“Features some jaw-dropping musical acts… watching Spectacle is like spying on an informal chat between musical legends.” Mondo Magazine
“We love the show.” Rolling Stone
28 page Booklet
4 Bonus songs
Backstage Interviews with Elvis Costello, Elton John, Sting, Rosanne Cash and Rufus Wainwright.