Goo Goo Dolls' Rzeznik Goes Disney
Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik is making an improbable leap, writing music for Disney's upcoming animated children's film "Treasure Planet," due Nov. 27 in U.S. theaters. "It was really interestGoo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik is making an improbable leap, writing music for Disney's upcoming animated children's film "Treasure Planet," due Nov. 27 in U.S. theaters. "It was really interesting to watch them put together this really elaborate, animated thing. And then put your two cents into it. It was a lot of fun. I was really proud that I got to do it," Rzeznik said.
The artist will put his own stamp on the genre, though, so don't expect anything resembling "The Lion King" theme song "Hakuna Matata." "It's a little bit different," he said. "It's not as show-tuney as that. But they're songs for kids," he said.
The experience has given Rzeznik a glimpse of life after rock stardom, something he been considering lately. "When this is over I still want to be a songwriter, you know," he admitted. "That's really what I consider myself. Whether I'm going to be a performer for the next 10 years, I don't know."
"Being on tour and all that, it's kind of difficult," he continued. "I'm getting to the point where I'm thinking about having kids and stuff someday, and I don't want to be leaving them for a year."
As previously reported, the Goo Goo Dolls kick off the second leg of a North American tour July 29 in Phoenix. Third Eye Blind will support.
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