Scott Walker makes the kind of music perfect for rainy days spent mooning over cheap red wine and failed affairs. Perhaps predictably, then, the great pop singer has kept himself in seclusion for years. But Stephen Kijak, the director of movie-nerd doc Cinemania, talked Walker's management into letting him hang out whilst Walker recorded a new album, and a documentary was born. 30th Century Man: The Music of Scott Walker is in production right now. Shot by cinematographer Grant Gee (he made Meeting People is Easy, the Radiohead doc), 30th Century will feature interviews with Sting and David Bowie, along with ample studio footage. "We've just been traveling with all sorts of Scott Walker vinyl and that's where the discussion goes," Kijak tells indieWIRE. "The guys in Radiohead had never seen them on vinyl before, they were like kids." Also of note: titles and graphics are being done by Tomato, the graphics firm started by the guys from electronic duo Underworld.
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