Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind with Matt Bowen

Happy 2024 and Happy Valentine's Day, listeners! My Big Score returns with composer Matt Bowen to talk about Jon Brion's masterful score for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. We discuss the score's unusual sense of temporal freedom and melancholy optimism, Matt's experiences on The Bachelor and The Boys franchises, get a live dulcimer demonstration, and much more! Join us, won't you, as we dive into one of the great scores of the 21st century.


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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind with Matt Bowen
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