Johnny Rotten was once asked what kind of music he preferred.
“I hate all music,” he said. Pressed as to whether he didn't have one
favorite song, he thought and added “Except ‘Roadrunner’
by the Modern Lovers.” This isn't the answer I would have given, but
it's a view I have a certain amount of sympathy for. I can imagine
someone who sincerely believes this, and I can put myself into that
But supposedly in this documentary,
The Joy of the Bee Gees, he also describes the Bee Gees as
having written “some of the most moving, touching lyrics ever put to
I don't know what to make of that or how to reconcile these two views.
I may have to watch the documentary and find out.