Cinema Scandinavia: The musician St Thomas is perhaps best known in Norway. How did you hear about him and decide to make a documentary about him?
Richard Knights: ‘I’m Coming Home’ was the first St Thomas album I bought. This was back in 2001, after reading a review in the English press. Bookstore was my favourite song. For me, at only 1 minute and 52 seconds, it’s a perfect pop song. There’s a manic energy simmering just beneath the surface of that song, something intangible, ready to combust.
I’d only seen him play live . . .
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