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Old film-noir movies. There's something comforting about watching black-and-white movies, and hearing this kind of music just puts me in a fantasy world. It's a really great escape for me.

Old film-noir movies. There's something comforting about watching black-and-white movies, and hearing this kind of music just puts me in a fantasy world. It's a really great escape for me.

The bass line is the anchor for me. I started with the bass, and either doubled that and then added the harmonies, or sometimes added my own harmonies that I've always wanted to sing on the song. And then it just went on from there - singing violin parts and trumpet parts and just trying to emulate the sounds of the instruments. ---->>>

I like things that start depressing and dark and end up romantic, and that's what I really loved about 'King Kong.' ---->>>

That's what I love about those old movies - the music is like a constant companion. Even in scenes that aren't particularly dramatic, like a woman checking her watch, you hear the music as a comment on that action. ---->>>

I always related my favorite music to the movies. ---->>>

I remember watching Looney Tunes cartoons and having the music stuck in my head. ---->>>

I wish I finished music school, because then I feel like I could talk more about the dissonant notes. ---->>>

'The Conversation' was a movie I saw probably for the first time in the early 2000s. I immediately loved the piano and just how simple it is. ---->>>

When I was recording my first solo album 'Imaginaryland,' I was listening to a lot of movie scores. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-11, 1971
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Occupation: Musician

Petra Haden (born October 11, 1971) is an American violinist and singer. She has been a member of That Dog, Tito & Tarantula, and The Decemberists; has contributed to recordings by The Twilight Singers, Beck, Mike Watt, Luscious Jackson, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Weezer, The Rentals, Victoria Williams, Yuka Honda, The Gutter Twins, Sunn O))), and Cornelius (wikipedia)