Plain Spoken: From The Chicago Theatre – a narrative film experience by John Mellencamp –is available on DVD+CD, Blu-ray+CD, and Digital Formats.
A unique voyage into the mind and music of John Mellencamp, Plain Spoken is a live concert filmed at the historic Chicago Theatre, overlaid with personal commentary from the man himself reflecting on his career and life. This DVD set not only includes the original version of the film that debuted on Netflix, but a “non-commentary” version of the concert, as well as a live CD. The set list traverses material from across John Mellencamp’s career, from classics like “Small Town” and “Pop Singer” to songs from his most recent release Sad Clowns and Hillbillies.
Plain Spoken: From The Chicago Theatre has been drawing rave reviews from fans and critics alike:
“John Mellencamp embraces art, politics and learning to love on new ‘Plain Spoken’ release.” – USA Today
“…The star’s singing voice and speaking voice become an engaging duet, revealing the deeper meanings and motivations behind a great singer-songwriter’s work.” – The Los Angeles Times
“Singer, songwriter and storyteller John Mellencamp presents the tunes that trace his musical journey in a concert-narrative performance.” – Parade
“The new documentary is a unique presentation of the work and mind of a musician, unlike any other concert film.” – No Depression