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The Soundtrack That Inspired Me
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The Soundtrack That Inspired Me | Underworld’s Rick Smith on Vangelis’ Blade Runner
Underworld’s Rick Smith on Vangelis’ Blade Runner

"As a younger man and onwards, it was Blade Runner, which is a remarkable piece of score from a remarkable film, a labour of love. But another piece of music I love is Mr Bean’s Holiday – and you can quote me on that on! It’s a little strange - it’s not Hans Zimmer or Inception as you’d expect – but not really if you watch the film as much as I have. Howard Goodall’s music is a remarkable piece of film scoring. There are many others too. The music from French Connection was amazing; the score for Apocalypse Now was extraordinary. More recently the score for Batman Returns… or Batman Has Breakfast!"

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