We discussed almost immediately after leaving the theater, and was touched upon in the review and some of the comments...we are the beneficiaries of this relentless desire to create and perform and emote. And we also get to leave the show as soon as it's done. It's Trey who has to live with being consistently, repeatedly, metronomically emptied by these efforts. And that must be a terrible weight sometimes. To have to do something in order to be happy and fulfilled.Fish thought Down With Disease was dog shit at first too and he rolled with it. You never know how things will work out. You get some good, you get some mediocre, you occasionally get some bad. At least we get a lot to choose from.
The other side of the coin is that the people in his life have to deal with the maniacal creativity AND the emotional fallout. I'm speaking for myself here when I say that Soul Planet is a dogshit song. AND YET, every member seemingly bought into it without much hesitation. I noticed Fish mention that it was a rocker with a big pocket and then let it go at that. What if Trey brought a song to the band that one of them couldn't stand? Does it get shelved or do they all just say to themselves, "well, he's brought us this far so we've gotta roll with it." I imagine it could be fairly exhausting to have that level of energy directed at you nonstop for years on end.
Loved the film.
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