David Lynch Explains Why He Didn't Direct Kanye West’s Music Video
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 08.28.2014
“I feel I let him down…”
Speaking to The Daily Beast, renowned director David Lynch discussed why the music video for "Blood on the Leaves" he was going to direct for Kanye West fell through. Below are some highlights.
Lynch on why the video didn't happen: "I was going to do the music video for 'Blood on the Leaves,' but it never happened. I didn't come up with any ideas that I thought he would like. Kanye came up to the house one day. Kanye's a good guy, and a great musician. I loved the song, and that's what brought us together, but I couldn't come up with ideas that thrilled either one of us."
Lynch believing he let Kanye Down: "I feel I let him down a little bit."
Lynch on why he admires West: "He's just ridin' the wave and not takin' no for an answer."