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- Posted on Feb 26th 2010 11:30AM by Mike Ayers
We're not particularly sure which songs appealed to him, but Depp did offer up this nugget: "I get musical inspiration for the characters. Like for example, there was a band -- actually, Terry Gilliam turned me on to this band -- called Sunset Rubdown. It was a great few songs on there that just defined the Hatter for me perfectly."
The interview also reveals Depp's fondness for the band Squeeze, but unfortunately he doesn't say whether or not 'Cool for Cats' inspired any of his past performances, or if it's just been his life's mantra. Because, you know, he's a cool cat.
In related news, 2010 should yield Wolf Parade's third album, the follow-up to 2008's 'At Mount Zoomer.' Word is that they've been hard at work and from the looks of their tour schedule, there could be some new material road-tested soon. They've scheduled a handful of Canadian dates this spring, starting April 1 in Quebec City.
Watch Depp's interview below.