Bentley doc reaches Hulu
Friday, May 16, 2014
– Following film screenings across the country and overseas, Dierks Bentley's documentary film Dierks Bentley: RISER
is now available Hulu.
This is the first time that Hulu has ever featured a modern country artist. Directed by Wes Edwards and produced by Ruckus Films, the full-length piece gives fans a glimpse into Bentley's life on the road, in the studio and at home with his family.
The film documents the ups and downs following the death of his father through the birth of his first son - the story that inspired his number one selling seventh studio album "Riser."
The album's second single "Drunk On A Plane" is moving up the charts and follows the lead single "I Hold On," which hit number one. Bentley is currently out on the road headlining his 2014 RISER TOUR, which makes stops this weekend in Virginia Beach, Va., Bristow, Va. and Holmdel, N.J.
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Dierks Bentley seems intent on expanding his musical boundaries, but he may have overreached too much in eschewing where he came from.
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Change was in store for Dierks Bentley when it came to recording his seventh album, "Riser." On the personal front, he lost his father and added to his family, clearly affecting the subject matter of his latest. On the musical front, he traded long-time producer Brett Beavers, producer of every disc except "Up on the Ridge," for Ross Copperman, who has enjoyed more success as a writer, including several previous tracks for Bentley.
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