Jonny Greenwood Quotes on music

There's the soundtrack to The French Connection II'I think It's my favorite soundtrack. It hasn't been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music... view

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I think It's a bit of a disappointment that a lot of people's Golden Age of music is still the '60s... view

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Presented with a song like Exit Music, It's impossible to know what to add without actually making it worse. How can you play along when It's already there?.. view

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It's what the Pixies always said about music - they were writing songs and just trying not to be boring. That was their main motivation and it worked for them. I remember reading that and thinking that was the way to do it... view

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It's like that scene from The Player when they talk about merging Star Wars and Kramer vs. Kramer, or whatever. You could do that with music and it would just be awful... view

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I'm quite into listening to music and not doing anything else... view

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I was just very conscious that I could either bore people by having the music be similar for too long, or I could just wear them out and bore them in a different way by having it changing too much every minute or two minutes. So, there was that kind of balance to get right... view

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I think it should be ambitious and good music does deal with life and art and all these wonderful things... view

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I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago - you'd have to put that into better English for me, thank you - they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes... view

By: Jonny Greenwood