Archive for John Lurie

Outsider?

Posted in Art, Cinema, Music with tags on February 27, 2014 by Dylan Thomas Hayden


GB:
Many of us would like to think that we relate to you because we’re outsiders. For many you epitomize that “outsider” characteristic. Would that be a fair assessment of you or is it wide off the mark?

John Lurie:
I am not sure what you mean by “outsider” here. I try to stay as close as I can to what I feel is real, ignoring whatever the popular trends are. I am not sure what I am outside of. I think that anyone following the trail of babble and unaware of what’s really real is actually the outsider, even if there are a lot of them.

From this recent interview.

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Now Playing #8

Posted in Album Art, Music, Now Playing with tags , on February 4, 2011 by Dylan Thomas Hayden

My admiration for John Lurie knows no bounds.