Tag: Daniel Lanois
Billy Bob Thornton’s All the Pretty Horses had everything going for it
All the Pretty Horses should have been a sure thing, but was doomed by interference from one of history’s most notorious studio executives.
Daniel Lanois Maximizes the Room in Here Is What Is
Daniel Lanois is a unique musician, as gifted a singer-songwriter in his own right as he is a collaborator and producer. I originally came to recognize his name after finding it listed in the credits of many key items in my music collection, including Peter Gabriel’s So and Us, U2’s The Joshua Tree and Achtung […]
The atmospheres and soundtracks of Al Reiner’s Apollo Missions documentary For All Mankind
It was a weird experience to finally see the original film for the soundtrack to which I’ve listened to countless times. Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois’ Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks is a gorgeous piece of work, and very much colored my expectations of what the film would be. Having long pictured a largely abstract compilation […]