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Carter Burwell
November 19, 1955 -
Nationality: American
Category: Composer
Subcategory: American Composer

Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.


John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.


Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage is that everyone there seems to talk about the same subject matter.


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.


Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.


All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.


I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.


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.


I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not sleep for many days on end, it may not be good for my health, but it definitely helps.


Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects that I was missing. There is a lot more to it that I was able to grasp simply by watching conductors.


I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.


Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives of the studio, the producer, and the audience. It is very hard to accomplish anything in that situation.


I just love the sheer mess of New York.


I think being a little nuts is helpful.


There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.


In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult genre for me.


I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I were in the audience.


I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance between light and dark.


Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.


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