Giorgio By Moroder
Lyrics Daft Punk

Featuring: Giorgio Moroder

[Giorgio Moroder]
When I was fifteen, sixteen when I really started to play the guitar, I definitely wanted to become a musician. It was almost impossible because it was, the dream was so big that I didn't see any chance because I was living in a little town, was studying and when I finally broke away from school and became a musician I thought "well, now I may have a little bit of a chance," because all I really wanted to do is music and not only play music but compose music.

At that time, in Germany, in '69-'70, they already had discotheques. So I would take my car, would go to a discotheque and sing maybe 30 minutes. I think I had about 7-8 songs. I would partially sleep in the car because I didn't want to drive home and that helped me for about almost 2 years to survive. In the beginning, I wanted to do an album with the sounds of the 50s, the sounds of the 60s, of the 70s and then have a sound of the future.
And I thought, "wait a second, I know the synthesizer, why don't I use the synthesizer which is the sound of the future". And I didn't have any idea what to do but I knew I needed a click so we put a click on the 24 track which then was synched to the Moog Modular. I knew that it could be a sound of the future but I didn't realize how much impact would be.

My name is Giovanni Giorgio, but everybody calls me Giorgio.

You want to free your mind about a concept of harmony and of music being correct, you can do whatever you want. So nobody told me what to do, and there was no preconception of what to do.


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