, the highly anticipated documentary about Michael Hutchence (who passed away in November 1997), will premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival in April. Concurrently, Petrol Records and international partner, Universal Music Group, will launch a major campaign for the film’s soundtrack; which will unveil previously unheard tracks from the enigmatic rock star and introduce INXS' iconic sound to a new generation.
soundtrack will showcase the musical talents of Michael’s song writing and velvet lyrics. It will weave recently discovered, and never-before-heard- covers performed by Michael, with the much-loved INXS classics that led the evolution of the music industry so many years ago.
The full-length film was written and directed by filmmaker Richard Lowenstein who helmed some of the band’s early music videos. Lowenstein has promised definitive insight to one of rock’s great front men. Hutchence was Australia’s first international rock star, he was a ‘sex symbol', a poet, shy, brash, charismatic, bohemian, a family man and utterly complex.