Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not...
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance...
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.