Giorgio by Moroder

Album: Random Access Memories (2013)
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  • When I was fifteen, sixteen
    When I started really to play guitar
    I definitely wanted to become a musician
    It was almost impossible because, it was
    The dream was so big
    That I didn't see any chance
    Because I was living in a little town, was studying
    And when I finally broke away from school
    And became a musician
    I thought "well, now I may have a little bit of a chance"
    Because all I really wanted to do is music
    And not only play music, but compose music

    At that time, in Germany, in '69, '70
    They had already discotheques
    So I would take my car, would go to a discotheque
    Sing maybe thirty minutes
    I think I had about seven, eight songs
    I would partially sleep in the car
    Because I didn't want to drive home
    And that helped me for about
    Almost two years to survive
    In the beginning
    I wanted to do an album with the sounds of the fifties
    The sounds of the sixties, of the seventies
    And then have a sound of the future
    And I thought "Wait a second
    I know the synthesizer, why don't I use the synthesizer
    Which is the sound of the future"
    And I didn't have any idea what to do but I knew I needed a click
    So we put a click on the 24-track
    Which then was synced to the Moog modular
    I knew that could be a sound of the future
    But I didn't realize how much the impact would be

    My name is Giovanni Giorgio, but everybody calls me Giorgio

    Once you free your mind about a concept of
    Harmony and of music being correct
    You can do whatever you want
    So nobody told me what to do
    And there was no preconception of what to do Writer/s: Giorgio Moroder, Guy Manuel Homem Christo, Thomas Bangalter
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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