Amazon just released a 15-minute documentary that takes a look at the Beastie Boys’ legendary album “Ill Communication.”
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the album
While a 15-minute documentary might seem short, the format is actually quite informative and effective: By focusing on an eventful five-year period in the group’s history — spanning from their groundbreaking but initially commercially unsuccessful 1989 album “Paul’s Boutique” to their comeback “Check Your Head” to the Lollapalooza tour supporting “Ill Communication” — the video dispenses with much of the introductory and background clutter common to most music documentaries and gets right to the action.
Per usual with these guys, the story is smart, funny and undeniably interesting
Watch the whole thing below