How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to me.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be...
The jarring change going from an urban environment to an extremely remote natural environment is...
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult...
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.
Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage...
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.