October 23, 2013
Elvis fans in the United Kingdom will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite Elvis song with a countdown show dedicated to the king. "The Nation's Favourite Elvis Songs" will debut on November 8 on ITV in the United Kingdom. Elvis fans can now check out the featured top 20 songs (not in order of appearance) on a new playlist in Amazon and iTunes!
This 90-minute special tells the story behind the 20 greatest songs ever recorded by Elvis Presley, the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. All of the songs from the programme will be featured on a brand new compilation album from Sony Music, "The Nation’s Favourite Elvis Songs," which will be released on November 4, prior to the show.
Mixing rich archive footage and home videos with new interviews, the documentary paints a picture of the man behind the music, telling the story of how these timeless songs came about and what impact they had on the world. The show features different generations of international pop stars and musicians influenced by Elvis including Michael Bublé, Sir Cliff Richard, Suzi Quatro, Michael Ball, Englebert Humperdink and Cerys Matthews.
The programme also hears from those who worked with Elvis, from songwriters to backing singers and session musicians, plus a special interview with Priscilla Presley. The documentary ventures into Elvis’ former home in Memphis, Graceland, following in the footsteps of nearly 20 million visitors, to see how popular the king remains to this day.
Be on the look out for this exciting new show and the additional album, airing in the United Kingdom, by visiting ITV.com. Fans can also download the new album by clicking here or any of your favorite Elvis tunes by visiting iTunes.com/Elvis.
source: http://www.elvis.com - Graceland/Elvis Presley Enterprises