'Inside Llewyn Davis' star Oscar Isaac at Jimmy Bar in Chicago

Asked to choose if great songwriting or great performance ability is more important for a musician, "Inside Llewyn Davis" star Oscar Isaac hesitates, wavers, then decides.<br><br>

"I'd say definitely songwriting. Because if you perform a [bleepy] song, then just 'cause you're really good at performing it ..." says the 33-year-old actor, who plays the film's titular folk singer, at the James Hotel. "You can put diamonds on a turd, I guess."
<i>-- Matt Pais </i><br> <br> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.redeyechicago.com/entertainment/movies/redeye-oscar-isaac-inside-llewyn-davis-interview-20131211,0,1464222.column"><b>Click here for the full interview</b></a>

( December 16, 2013 )

Asked to choose if great songwriting or great performance ability is more important for a musician, "Inside Llewyn Davis" star Oscar Isaac hesitates, wavers, then decides.

"I'd say definitely songwriting. Because if you perform a [bleepy] song, then just 'cause you're really good at performing it ..." says the 33-year-old actor, who plays the film's titular folk singer, at the James Hotel. "You can put diamonds on a turd, I guess." -- Matt Pais

Click here for the full interview

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