John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James Bond movies were the scores of my life back then.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense...
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I...
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step...
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage...
On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.