As excitement builds around Martin Scorsese’s upcoming Bob Dylan documentary, it has been confirmed that the music included will be released as part of an exclusive box set.
The eagerly anticipated film Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese has been give a summer release date and will hit the streaming platform on June 12th and will also be premiered in a select number of cinemas.
The film will follow the 1975-1976 tour that saw Dylan work with a handpicked group of collaborators such as Joan Baez, T-Bone Burnett, Mick Ronson, Scarlet Riviera, Patti Smith and many more.
Netflix released a statement saying: “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese’ captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year. Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, ‘Rolling Thunder’ is a one of a kind experience, from master filmmaker Martin Scorsese.”
Now, Sony has confirmed their plans to release the music used in the documentary as part of an exclusive box set. The massive Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings will be made up of 14 CDs which contains 148 tracks.
On top of that, the box set is said to include will be five “professionally recorded Dylan sets” from the 1975 tour in Massachusetts and Quebec.