''The 'Fame' sequence with us like blocking all of 46th street, that was a blast. We got to use the city. We got to use a lot of energy of New York. And that's what I loved about it. Of course, much of it was directed and choreographed and planned but the energy was coming from being on the street in the city and getting the shot right there on the sidewalk.'' - Irene Cara
"There was a play that had been on Broadway years ago called 'Dylan'. It was about the life of the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas. There was a particular long speech that Dylan Thomas gives. He's drunk and he speaks about the gift that a poet gets: he may not have a long life, but in his poems he gets to live forever. And I competed with this, I went all the way to the state finals delivering this speech. And I always loved the sentiment in poetry: if you write words, you get to live forever in your works.'' - Dean Pitchford (songwriter)
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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