Polański himself had an offer to make an English-language, colour remake, with a Hollywood cast (including Henry Fonda), but he refused, saying he did not want to do a remake of a movie that was already good. Sometimes the thing that sounds wrong is just what it needs. There was a belief for the No Depression scene that there could be this transcendental evolution of country music into a broader and softer American or even global movement, and that idea is fundamentally horse shit to me. (I wouldn't meet Tarkovsky or Kieslowski until later.) In August 2003, Knife reissued its first two albums, remastered and complete with bonus tracks and new artwork, on Aspyr Media. What about punk? Everybody in town still calls him Bill Wiggly. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Knife in the Water We never mastered it, we pressed CDs with no label and took it to KUT, the public radio station and they started playing it everyday. The main loss is community, it seems so distant and broken now. Huggo. Its more difficult for groups of abnormal people to pull together now and make music in public that challenges expectations. How did you meet him?Bill dated my friend Meredith. A lot of the reviews at the time mentioned the world weary lyrics but you were actually quite young.I was 24 when the record was recorded. Unable to add item to List. Instead, 'Knife In The Water' is an agonisingly tense look at male posturing & ego, the husband & hitch-hiker constantly challenging each other in every possible way - sailing prowess, games of fiddlesticks, knife throwing & just generally strutting about. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. He boards the yacht and Krystyna tells him he is as bad as Andrzej but sexual attraction wins out and they have sex, off screen. Mike was involved in every record we made. I hadn’t been anywhere farther away than Mexico. It is like Altman's camera (after this) that discovers the action rather than, say Spielberg's where the action is obviously happening in such a way to be cleanly seen by the camera. While driving through the countryside on a Sunday on their way to the lake to embark on an overnight sailing excursion, they almost run over a young male hitchhiker. I was standing in the right place at the top landing of the stairwell, for some kind of current to flow through, because I didn’t move or write anything down, and these songs came out.”, Two years later he would record the track as a duet with his girlfriend Krause on Knife in the Water’s 1987 debut album Plays One Sound and Others. Please try again. Knife in the Water emerged from the thriving Austin scene in 1997, showcasing a sound influenced equally by indie, ambient pop, and skewed Americana. By the time they reach the lake, their antagonism has dissipated enough that Andrzej asks if he would like to join them on their sailing trip. A third album, _Cut the Cord was released in 2003. She wanted to be in a church choir. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Knife in the Water is a band based in Austin, Texas. Sweet Gene 6. Blount remembers the afternoon in 1995 when he wrote it in his apartment in Austin, Texas. Maybe our rebellious streak was too strong, maybe we were too raw, or maybe they thought we sucked. Cool things in Austin never last very long. Polanski's first feature film, and his only in Polish, it features three characters in a story of rivalry and sexual tension. What was it like as a young Austin band in the tail end of the 90s?There is no evidence of that Austin anymore outside of certain people and their houses, and I don’t want to be too nostalgic. Aaron Blount and Laura Krause's voices wrap around one another lazily, and Bill McCullough's pedal steel sweetens the spartan instrumental arrangement. Well off Andrzej and Krystyna's marriage is at a stage where familiarity breeds contempt, that contempt which is outwardly shown only behind closed doors and only when an incident of some sort sets off one or the other. Aaron Blunt is the band's primary songwriter and lead gutarist, along with Laura Krause who plays organ and often provides back-up vocals. We were closer to Flying Nun bands, or Palace Brothers, in our hearts. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. And what a rocky ride this man has taken us on, through perfectly created worlds (in which I include "Ninth Gate") but also through pure dreck and rank sentimentality (both of which tag "The Pianist").Sometimes he's internal to the narrative, even the charmed actor. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. A bureaucrat rents a Paris apartment where he finds himself drawn into a rabbit hole of dangerous paranoia. There's a point at the end of Knife in the Water’s “I Sent You Up” when Aaron Blount and Laura Krause are singing about angels turning a soul away from heaven. In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. Reviewed in the United States on June 27, 2004. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Knife in the Water was the basis for a low budget 2001 American film Kaaterskill Falls, set in the Catskill Mountains. They always played at Liberty Lunch with another band I loved, the Texas Instruments. Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, List of submissions to the 36th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, List of Polish submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, "The 36th Academy Awards (1964) Nominees and Winners", "Polska – Najlepsze filmy według wszystkich ankietowanych", The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Knife_in_the_Water&oldid=967925238, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 July 2020, at 04:19. View production, box office, & company info. Knife in the Water emerged from the thriving Austin scene in 1997, showcasing a sound influenced equally by indie, ambient pop, and skewed Americana. Knife In The water's Instagram profile has 66 photos and videos. “It wasn’t like anything else I’d been writing up to that point. It stuck, then months later we all saw the film and we were struck by how many of the devices of tension and drama were things we used in our music. While driving through the countryside on a Sunday on their way to the lake to embark on an overnight sailing excursion, they almost run over a young male hitchhiker. Polanski's first feature film, and his only in Polish, it features three characters in a story of rivalry and sexual tension. They’ve been married for a long time now, but they had just started seeing each other and she said you have to come play with my boyfriend Bill, he loves country music like Johnny Bush “Green Snakes on the Ceiling” and he’s playing pedal steel all the time.

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