Riley Keough took inspiration from Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin to play Daisy Jones

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Riley Keough took inspiration from Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin to play Daisy Jones
Riley Keough took inspiration from Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin to play Daisy Jones


Riley Keough has named Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin as a few of her reference factors for her characterisation of the title character in Amazon Prime Video’s Daisy Jones And The Six

Keough defined that she checked out males for inspiration for Daisy Jones as she felt just like the present’s protagonist was “forward of her time” for a frontwoman in a band within the Nineteen Seventies.

“I used to be like, ‘I’m not going to solely take a look at ladies; I need to take a look at Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix’. I pulled affect from males as a result of I felt like Daisy was forward of her time, when it comes to how open and the way keen she was to enter an area and be assured. I feel that was actually exhausting for girls to do,” she informed Porter.

“I watched so many movies of [singers] in that period to get a way of their actions. There wasn’t the liberty there’s now for girls, and that’s evident in how they behaved on stage. It was rather more restricted within the Nineteen Seventies, so I struggled with that as a result of my physique actions are so inherently of my technology.”

Daisy Jones
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Keough additionally mentioned the style wherein she wished to painting Daisy’s substance abuse. “As a result of that is one thing I’ve skilled in my household,” she defined, “I wished the moments wherein you see Daisy’s dependancy to not really feel glamorous; to make it possible for these moments had weight to them; that we’re seeing the humanity behind the closed doorways of what individuals are perceiving to be glamour.”

The actress additionally revealed that the difference of Taylor Jenkins-Reid’s bestselling guide was meant to be filmed in 2020, however was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We ended up having a 12 months to rehearse and be taught our devices, and we grew to become a fairly legit band [over Zoom],” recalled Keough. “I used to be like, ‘Wow, I can’t consider we’re enjoying dwell and we all know what we’re doing’. We didn’t need to faux the boldness in ourselves – it was genuine. In hindsight, a month or two of rehearsal [as originally planned] would have completed nothing for us. It might have been a whole lot of pretending.”

Some followers of the present observed an Easter egg within the second episode of the present referencing Keough’s grandfather, Elvis Presley.



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