2010 marked the 30th anniversary of the dawn Rickie Lee Jones’, storied recording career which exploded in 1979 with her self-titled debut album and it top 10 hit “Chuck E’s Love”. Jones had a immediate impact on pop culture, enjoying the massive buzz and instantaneous Rolling Stone cover, and winning the Grammy for Best New Artist. Three decades later and she’s still one of the most vital, distinctive and instantly recognizable voices in music.
As evidence, March 2010 a very special night in Stockholm Sweden. Rickie Lee Jones Live in Stockholm was filmed at the historic and regal Berns Salonger, built in 1862. With massive crystal chandeliers, gilded walls and paintings of Swedish royalty throughout, Berns is a venue fit for a queen. Rickie delivered to a packed house the best of her latest release “Balm in the Gilead”: It takes you there, satellites, The Real End, Pirates, Bonfires, Chuck E’s in love. We belong together its all captured on this remarkable evening that no one in the attendance will likely forget.
This unique concert film was conceived and directed by Grammy nominated director Ian McCrudden (Anita O’Day – The Life of a Jazz Singer). Rickie Lee Jones – Live in Stockholm solidifies her place in music history and proves why she is still one the best singers- songwriters of all time.