An instrumental album is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. I have the ideas for it.
I want to call it The Planets. I don’t even know if I should be saying this, but fuck it. [Laughs.]
It’s just my interpretation of what each planet sounds like. I’m gonna go off on that. Just all instrumental.
I’ve been studying the planets and learning the personalities of each planet.
I’ve been doing this for about two years now just in my spare time so to speak.
I wanna do it in surround sound. It’ll have to be in surround sound for Saturn to work.” ~Dr. Dre, an interview with Vibe Magazine
I love how this guy has “spare time” while the most faithful and naive are still expecting his famed silver unicorn of a project Detox.
At this point Stephen Hawking’s ideas about abandoning the planet for extraterrestrial pastures or solar panels in space are far more compelling than non existent surround sound Saturn soundtracks.
Anyway I’m fascinated by Jupiter’s moon Io which isn’t a planet, but would sound dope if he ever got around to it…