Thursday, September 17, 2009

Brian Wilson on “Norwegian Wood”

“It’s so mysterious. Is he into her, or she into him? It just blew my mind. And in the end, when he wakes up and she’s gone, so he lights a fire. ‘Isn’t it good? Norwegian wood.’ Is he setting her house on fire? I didn’t know. I still don’t know.”
There’s more:

Brian Wilson on the Beatles’ Rubber Soul (Times Online)

comments: 2

Crritic! said...

Brian wrote 'God Only Knows' the next day? If Rubber Soul did nothing else, that one fact alone makes it a contribution to civilization.

Michael Leddy said...

I’m tempted to look into the chronology, but I’d rather believe it’s a true story. : )