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Asif Kapadia teases new music doc about “famous” group and compares it to ‘Amy’

Amy Winehouse, Amy – will be pleased to hear he’s returning to the genre soon with a new project.Kapadia is known for his forensic, archive-heavy films about global stars including racing driver Ayrton Senna, Argentinian footballer Diego Maradona and Winehouse, but he has veered away from that approach recently. His latest show about tennis superstar Roger Federer’s final days before retirement uses precious little archive material, and when he has reverted to type it has been for streaming series such as Disney+’s Camden and 1971: The Year That Changed Everything on Apple TV+.

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Here’s every song in ‘Camden’, the Disney+ documentary
Camden landed on Disney+ this week, but which songs from the area’s history are included on the show?The show, which is executive produced by Dua Lipa, goes behind the scenes with some of the world’s biggest artists, revealing untold stories of how Camden in London shaped their lives and careers.Per a description, the four-part series explores “Camden’s rich history” through “archive footage, observational filming and interviews” with the likes of Chris Martin, The Libertines, Yungblud, Little Simz and Nile Rodgers.“Hearing from world-renowned musicians as they relive their Camden experiences; from their very first gigs to sell-out concerts, the highs and lows of nights out and a youth spent discovering music,” it adds.In a statement, Lipa said: “Executive producing the new original documentary series that celebrates the very place I started all of this is such a major full circle moment for me!“Camden will always have a special place in my heart and I’m humbled to share that with some absolute icons.”Asif Kapadia (Amy) is the series director, while the individual episodes are directed by Toby Trackman, Yemi Bamiro and Sarah Lambert.In a three-star review of the series, NME wrote: “With Chris Martin noting that Coldplay’s early days revolved around six pubs in the area (“If you could guarantee you’d bring ten people, they’d let you play”), and Little Simz highlighting the importance of free artist development schemes at The Roundhouse, Camden implicitly feels like a love-letter to endangered independent venues.”“The question is: with Disney+ memorialising it in a documentary, does authentic “non-conformist” Camden risk becoming an ersatz rock ‘n’ roll theme park?”The show’s four (roughly) four hour episodes include a
Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, Nile Rodgers and more feature in first-look images of Disney+ series ‘Camden’
Disney+ has revealed new images for the upcoming documentary series Camden, which will feature the likes of Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, Mark Ronson, Boy George and more.Premiering on Disney+ exclusively in May, the docuseries, which is executive produced by Dua Lipa, will go behind the scenes with some of the world’s biggest music stars, revealing untold stories of how their lives and careers were shaped by Camden.The new images released today (April 26) feature Dua Lipa, Coldplay‘s Chris Martin, Little Simz, Nile Rodgers, Boy George and Yungblud. Also confirmed to feature in the series are Pete Doherty and Carl Barat of The Libertines, Mark Ronson, Questlove, Black Eyed Peas, Soul II Soul’s Jazzie B, Chuck D and Sister Bliss from Faithless.The upcoming series is produced by Lightbox, the production company founded by Academy-Award-winning producer Simon Chinn and Emmy-winning producer Jonathan Chinn in association with Day One Pictures, the production company co-founded by Amy Winehouse’s original manager Nick Shymansky and Radical22.Asif Kapadia is the series director, while the individual episodes will be directed by Toby Trackman, Yemi Bamiro and Sarah Lambert.Check out the first-look images of ‘Camden’ below.Camden is a four-part series and will premiere exclusively on Disney+ in May 2024.