Few rock frontmen commanded a stage or a recording studio in the way that Hutchence did.
Murphy played a huge part in INXS' international success from 1979 to 1995 and also managed acts including The Models and The Buckleys.
Seared into history as ‘Live Baby Live’, INXS’ 1991 Wembley Stadium concert captured “one of the biggest global sensations at the height of their powers”.
Michael Cassel, CEO/Producer said, "This presents an exciting opportunity to create a new theatrical story, using an extraordinary catalog of music."
The most incisive Michael Hutchence quotes reveal a thoughtful, articulate star with a fierce intelligence and unwavering commitment to artistic integrity.
After three consecutive top ten albums in the UK, the Australian band went straight to No. 1 with their 1992 release.
Released a year after the INXS singer’s death, Michael Hutchence’s self-titled solo album was an evocative work by a much-missed artist.
Both a confidant and a fantasy to his audience, Michael Hutchence combined god-like looks with an enigmatic personality, becoming rock’s last true sex god.
The original film from 1991 was scanned and restored into 4K, and remixed and remastered for release by Giles Martin and Sam Okell.
The home entertainment release features the film presented in widescreen for the first time, and in over 20 times greater resolution (on 4K UHD blu-ray) than the original DVD release.
INXS were an Australian pop-rock band co-founded by lead singer Michael Hutchence and best known for their classic album, Kick.
The song also features on 'Songs For Australia': a compilation album of covers by Australian acts that will benefit the fire-stricken country’s rehabilitation efforts.
The band said, “The announcement of being the biggest selling Australian artist of the last decade is overwhelming, and we are truly humbled, thank you."
The 'Live Baby Live' soundtrack album will also be released across 3LP Deluxe, 2CD & all digital formats on 15 November.
The much-acclaimed film will be playing in U.S. cinemas for one night only, on 7 January 2020.