February 25, 2005

Alien Life Forms

A panel exchange I once witnessed as part of a past life:

Chuck D: Polygram had a contract with me that said they had the rights to my music in the en-tire-fucking-universe. What if I got big on Venus? They don't even have an office there!
Reeves Gabrels: Yeah, I once tried to get my contract changed to cover only the known universe. Didn't work.
Thomas Dolby: I had more success. I managed to get a rider that stated that I'm allowed to negotiate in good faith with alien lifeforms.
Gabrels [deadpan]: Lawyers?

(From a typically-contentious late-1990's bit of music biz navel-gazing in my old neighbourhood that I attended as part of the Insurgency. More on this later...).


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