In Conversation with . . . Thought Beneath Film, Part I


“The group’s name appears at first glance to be a reference to the movies, but the name in fact comes from an Emily Dickinson poem. “While studying music in university,” says Brent, “

for one of my composition assignments I composed a series of short pieces that adopted various Dickinson poems as their lyrical texts. ‘The thought beneath so slight a film’ was from one of these poems.“I felt like the poem’s connotations embodied what I was trying to do musically. On the surface my band’s songs are just simple pop tunes, but there’s more at play for those who want to dig deeper into the songs. . .”

http://www.voicemagazine.org/articles/articledisplay.php?ART=8680

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