With its wistful melody and stately tempo, the John Barry-penned instrumental "Midnight Cowboy" originally featured in the soundtrack of the film of the same name was an inspired and unexpected choice to close Angel Dust. But while Mike Patton's love of s soundtracks would subsequently inform his work with Mr. The video for "Everything's Ruined" looked cheap, because Warner Bros.
One of the most controversial videos in the Faith No More catalog, the Ken Kerslake-directed clip for "Everything's Ruined" shows the band goofing around in front of a series of absurdly unconnected video projections. Some fans love the clip for the way it highlights the band's sardonic sense of humor, while others find it irritatingly half-assed and cheap-looking — but according to Billy Gould, the cheapness of the clip was partly out of necessity.
We didn't quite get to do that, but we got it as close as possible. The band has almost never played "Smaller and Smaller" live. While Faith No More have played nearly every song from Angel Dust at least a handful of times in concert — and several of the songs have continued to feature regularly in their set lists — the band has been exceedingly reluctant to play the majestic "Smaller and Smaller" live.
According to Setlist. And truth be told, we were never quite as attached to that one as some of the others. The most unabashedly metal-oriented member of Faith No More, guitarist Jim Martin seemed like the odd man out on Angel Dust ; he only received writing credits on two of the album's songs — "Kindergarten" and "Jizzlobber" — and there was far less overtly-metallic guitar featured across the record.
So when Martin began to visibly lose interest in the band, many believed it was because he was unhappy with the album's musical direction. But according to an interview that the semi-reclusive Martin gave to a Faith No More fan site in , his discontent had less to do with the album's music than with the stressful vibe of the recording sessions. There were a bunch of journalists in the studio. Malpractice 8. Kindergarten 9. Be Aggressive A Small Victory Crack Hitler Jizzlobber Midnight Cowboy Easy As The Worm Turns.
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