Burt Bacharach Quotes

Fortunately, I learned how to orchestrate. So when I write, I’m usually hearing what the song is and the orchestration. So something like “Walk on By”: as I’m writing that, I’m hearing the flugelhorn, which became identifiable.

I thought songs were so simple that I could do five of them a day, but songs that sound simple are deceptive. It’s a very complicated process.