Speed Roadster

Album: Crazy Clown Time (2011)

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  • After writing and performing music for his films, cult movie director David Lynch finally released his debut album, Crazy Clown Time, at the age of 65. According to Lynch, most of the songs on the album originated from jamming sessions. He told Billboard magazine: " I [would] say probably a 20 to 25-minute jam is 97% garbage. Maybe in that three percent there is something there and that becomes the fuel for the next steps, which lead to the finished song."

    Lynch added that this song was an example of this process: "That track came out of a jam when my guitar was just making a sound that was thrilling to me. It started making the sound of a speed roadster... a night time dream that was sparkling in the piney woods."

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