Jools Holland shows what friends are for, as he releases his twelfth studio album in as many years. Entitled Best Of Friends, this album is a personal collection of some of his best loved and most memorable tracks from his collaborations over the last 6 albums.
*Key tracks - Brand new remix of George Harrison `Horse To Water', Bono `If You Wear That Velvet Dress', Sting `Seventh Son', Tom Jones `Think', and the cover of `I Put A Spell On You' with Mica Paris and David Gilmour. Plus collaborations with Norah Jones, Stereophonics, India Arie, KT Tunstall and more...
*Two brand new recordings - previously unreleased with Ruby Turner `To Love A Child' and Lulu `where Have All The Good Guys Gone?', both of who feature on the forthcoming tour.
*Autobiography - `Barefaced Lies And Boogie Woogie Boasts', is out on Penguin from 4th October. Jools's interview for press, radio and TV will centre around both the autobiography and the Best of Friends CD+DVD.
DVD content FEATURING NEW AND EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE, PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE
1. Best Of Friends - The Story: Documentary feat. a brand new interview with Jools and the following artists:
Sting, Bob Geldof, Bryan Ferry, Robert Plant, Edwin Starr, David Gray, Alan Toussaint, Steve Earle, Shane MacGowan, Bono, Jeff Beck, Ronnie Wood, Marianne Faithfull, Badly Drawn Boy, Buddy Guy, Terri Walker, George Harrison, Suggs, Huey Morgan, Richard Hawley, Sugababes, KT Tunstall, Jimmy Scott, Robert Plant, Mark Knopfler, Paul Carrack, Marc Almond, Solomon Burke, Eric Clapton, Tom Jones, Brian Eno, Lulu. (49 mins)
2. Gilson Lavis (Jools' drummer) interview - Talking about his experience of the recording sessions for the Jools & Friends albums and his lengthy working relationship with Jools (3&1/2 mins).
3. Videos - I'm In The Mood For Love with Jamiroquai / Oranges And Lemons Again with Suggs / It'll Be Me with Tom Jones