John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.
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I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be...
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step...
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really...
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.
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.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult...
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage...