On Tuesday, Oct. 12, Sugarlandmusic.com premiered the official trailer for Blood Love Hope Lust and Steam, a 40-minute documentary that chronicles the making of Sugarland’s fourth studio album, The Incredible Machine. Directed, produced, and shot in HD by Valarie Allyn Bienas, …Steam takes fans into the studio and on stage with Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush as they record the new album and rehearse for their current 2010 Incredible Machine Tour. The documentary will be available on the deluxe edition of The Incredible Machine CD as well as the iTunes LP.
In addition to the documentary, Sugarland will also present “Living Liner Notes,” a revolutionary twist on additional album content, available exclusively on the Incredible Machine iTunes LP. For the first time ever, liner notes come to life through track-by-track video narratives of each song’s recording process. Also shot by Bienas, the Living Liner Notes are the story of how The Incredible Machine was built, as told by the people who built it. They offer unprecedented access to Sugarland’s creative heart, and redefine the ultimate iTunes LP experience. To give fans a taste of what to expect, Sugarlandmusic.com will present the Living Liner Note for title track “Incredible Machine” on Thursday, October 14. The Incredible Machine hits stores the following Tuesday, October 19.