“I think I’m probably the only one in Hollywood who sighs a big sigh of relief when they don’t get an Oscar,” explained Elfman to Kevin and Bean on Thursday morning (September 12). “I don’t want to go up there. I really don’t want to go up there. More terrifying than performing in front of a zillion people is ever talking in front of a microphone.”
“First off I’ve never sung any of these songs publicly ever, so it’s not like I’m doing an Oingo Boingo song,” Elfman explained. “I only sang these in front of a microphone twenty years ago.”
“I have a terrible, terrible memory, Like really bad. Brain damage bad when it comes to names, when it comes to words, when it comes to lyrics, I used to to just be horrible back in the Boingo days. I’d black out all the time. Black out on lyrics,” he said, clarifying he doesn’t mean alcohol. “I’d walk into a void, like I’m singing and suddenly there’s nothing there. Like chorus number two, what happened? It’s nothing. One fraction of a millisecond like the breath before that chorus it would come to me. Sometimes it did, sometimes it didn’t. But when it comes to melodies, I really can remember stuff.”Baca lengkapnya dan dengarkan wawancaranya di sini.