20 Feet From Stardom (2013) is a documentary about the often-overlooked backup singers. They don’t often get the shine they deserve, because of the role they play. Take backup singers out of the songs, and then your favorite songs don’t sound the same. Backup singers are the glue in the construction of songs. The casual listening public does not often know backup singers’ names, but you’ll recognize their voices from your favorite songs. 20 Feet From Stardom explores the ups and downs of a career as a backup singer. The documentary features backup singers and stars in their own right, Darlene Love, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Táta Vega, Jo Lawry, and many more.
20 Feet From Stardom (2013)