Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)

Nate Frizzell

We would try to make sense of a city that had taken us under its wing only to tell us that it was unable to fly.  Los Angeles, I don’t want to fall in love with you, but it is so easy to get caught up in its web of excitement and the all American dream.  We searched for inspiration in a place that breeds ideas like rabbits.  You have to realize that ideas are subject to approval.  I’m so amazed at what people will approve of, what horrible and insane ideas the public are willing to accept and spend money on.  It was a testament to the people of consumer societies.  People will pay to be entertained, that is the bottom line.  That is what Hollywood is about.  That is what we learned.  Hollywood, above all things, is a business.  It just wants to make a buck any way it can.  Our lives in Los Angeles felt like they were part of a film.  We felt like we were constantly on a movie set.  We felt real and yet so amazingly fake.  I think that means we got it

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