Jim Johnston has a new project and it's only partially fueled by spite.
Joining the RRBG Podcast, the former WWE Composer shared that he is working on an EP of themes and wants to remind people of what they are and how they work. Here is what he said:
"I'll let you know that I'm also doing a project where I'm doing sort of an EP. Five -- I don't know if they're going to be lyrics songs or just instrumentals, probably half-and-half or three-and-two of, essentially, themes. I guess you would sadly say maybe there is some spite in that, but I wanted to do it just to kind of remind everybody what themes are and how they work. They're not the same genre of music as a song. It's different. It's like an amalgam of mixing songs and soundtrack. It's not just about the lyrics and it's not so much a story, it's talking about a feeling that kind of elevates you or is threatening, but it's very cinematic in a way."
Johnson spent 32 years with WWE before his contract was allowed to expire.
Elsewhere in the interview, he explained why he doesn't like wrestlers using mainstream music for their entrance themes. You can find his comments here.
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