How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to me.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage...
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be...
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I...
On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really...