A new documentary about Phil Lynott, directed by the awarded Emer Reynolds will be released to Irish movie theaters in the fall.
“Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away” will include interviews with Thin Lizzy‘s Eric Bell, Scott Gorham, Darren Wharton, U2‘s Adam Clayton, Suzi Quatro, Huey Lewis, Metallica‘s James Hetfield and Ultravox‘s Midge Ure.
“Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away” is a feature documentary, telling the story of how a young black boy from working-class 1950’s Dublin, became Ireland’s greatest rock star. As the lead singer of Thin Lizzy, Lynott was a songwriter, a poet, a dreamer, a wildman. Told extensively through the words of Phil himself and focusing on some of his iconic songs, the film gets to the heart of Philip, the father, the husband, the friend, the son, the rock icon, the poet and the dreamer.