Mark Ronson produced Amy Winehouse’s 2006 album Back to Black with the songs “Rehab” and “You Know I’m No Good.” Ronson talks with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross about working with the late Winehouse:
“She came to my studio one day, I was on … Mercer and Canal in downtown New York, we hung out, talked about music,” he says. “She was so magnetic and just her energy — I just instantly liked her and I wanted to impress her, basically. I wanted to have a piece of music that would make her be like, ‘Wow, I want to work with this guy.'”
Regarding Johanna’s question about the new material in Drinking at the Movies, the Koyama Press version does not address alcoholism directly, but Julia is working on a book centered on her alcoholism, rehabilitation and the aftermath called Impossible People.