"I sort of buried the emotion of 'Mad World' under a whole heap of percussive synth, if you see what I'm saying. For me, it always worked as an up-tempo song. But the way that Michael Andrews and Gary Jules did that is just straight to the jugular, it's just amazing."
"I always try to make stuff that affects me and I think that if given the chance, a lot of music that doesn't seem like the formula of what might be a hit would be more popular. There's a lot of great music that doesn't sound like whatever. Everything sounds very dance-y now."
Why are teenagers listening to music that their parents were dancing to 25 years ago instead of rebelling against it? When I was 13, I may have had some knowledge of pop stars from a quarter century earlier, but I certainly didn't like any of their music.
In the spirit of brotherhood, here's my angry but forgiving playlist for a cracked actor who apparently has some passions in this life that aren't particularly Christ-like. Please know that I'm praying for you, Mel -- in Yiddish.
The World Cup 2010 has finally grabbed my partial attention, and made me upgrade soccer to a position just below American basketball, baseball, football and tennis, but just slightly above curling and ping pong.
I have been there watching "24" since its first hour, and now, I will be there when Jack Bauer hits the road this year too. In appreciation for all that entertainment/patriotism/torture, here's one fan's loving playlist.
On a day when photos circulated on the internet showing Adam Lambert apparently kissing a guy or two, the big news in the parallel world of TV Idol was Anoop's defensive attitude coming across too much last week.