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Anyway, it was a great year for love songs across a wide variety of genres, so let's get right down to it, shall we? Let's look at this as a narrative of 2K12 love: a couple smokes weed together, sneaks around avoiding their roommates, and heats up some leftover lasagna.
But they didn't happen at exactly the same time, right? When we started writing the record, I was very, very single. NORRIS: Not that those things had anything to do with where I saw him! GREEN: Yeah, but like the thing of going to Los Angeles, that's a classically messed-up move. So I had all these sailor shirts I got in Eastern Europe. But in the course of working on this that kind of... SHAPIRO: Yeah, that kind of stopped being the case. NORRIS: So a lot of the narrative so far about the whole album involves comparisons to certain reverb-soaked '60s acts. But there's others are more straightforward, even rock-y tracks as well. It was kind of the only way that this record was gonna go, because we both are singers and songwriters. GREEN: Well I'm definitely a fan of that era, and we know about all that stuff.Possibly because just before this tragedy of cinema I had enjoyed the flawed, but overall quite endearing "The Rewrite". And enduring this story had me thinking back to a scene in "The Rewrite" where Hugh Grant teaches his class that "any good story must be character-driven, not the other way around."It is certainly true for "Playing it Cool" that its story drives its characters, and its story is as clichéd and predictable as they come.But that isn't necessarily a problem; I expect romcoms to be predictable or clichéd, and I don't hold it against them if they do. NORRIS: And so that was the first time you had met, was on that tour? I don't know when it was, but we were touring and Adam ended up on the bill, and it turned out to be a super fun, rad time. NORRIS: You had said something that I think is really spot-on, that this is not so much a romantic record as a reflective record. Adam used to tour with The Strokes a long time ago, and Fab was in Little Joy... So you were the two non-Brazilians of that trip down there? The first song we wrote together was "Just To Make You Feel Good," and "Pity Love," and "Pleasantries." That was our early set.I like his psychedelic noodley contributions to many of my favourite Seventies records.
Rhythm guitar: Kurt Cobain I thought it'd be cool to have a crunchy power-chord player.
I wanted a shoegazey vibe – and have some of the people not really wanting to be there.
Lead guitar: Django Reinhardt He's gonna do all this fast set work.
Rather I'd applaud them if they break that mold.
All a good romcom has to do is build likable characters that we may reflect ourselves in, and then lead us by hand through all the clichéd obstacles using funny and touching tricks to keep us entertained and engaged until we reach the inevitable hooking up of our protagonist with his or her soulmate, realizing their own flaws and having grown a bit. A bit of Kleenex in front of our smiling faces, and a more or less given 7/10 on IMDb.
I wanted someone who is gonna be able to keep up with Herbie Flowers – and I thought Django was my guy.