As film fans everywhere mourn the death of Gene Wilder, pop duo Karmin remembered the iconic actor and his influence on the pop duo’s art.
“Gene created timeless characters that altered the entire vibe of the story,” singer Amy Noonan tells Billboard. “The original Willy Wonka remains my favorite movie of all time.”
Of course Noonan’s adoration for Wilder and his starring role in the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory should come as no surprise, as her band recently quasi-covered its standout song “Pure Imagination” for their own “Come With Me (Pure Imagination).”
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