Sunday, November 10, 2013

Amazing Quotes on Music

“When you make music or write or create, it's really
your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless
sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time. ”
– Lady Gaga

“I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.”
– Ella Fitzgerald

“There’s nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do
is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.”
– Johann Sebastian Bach

“Master your instrument. Master the music.
And then forget all that bullshit and just play.”
– Charlie Parker

“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question
of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really
mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer.
On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle
on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right
music very loud on the radio.”
– Hunter S. Thompson

“I can’t stand Beyoncé.”
- Etta James

“I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.”
– Tom Waits

“Music is the strongest form of magic.”
– Marilyn Manson

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.”
– Ludwig van Beethoven

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”
– Frank Zappa

“The only truth is music.”
– Jack Kerouac

“Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most
part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives
that they have heard it.”
– Henry David Thoreau

“I don't like my language watered down, I don't like my edges rounded off.”
– Ani DiFranco

“Listen, sonny, I was writing before you were a glint on your father’s dick.
Don’t you tell me how to write songs.”
- Keith Richards (to some figure in the music business)

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins.
Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?”
– Michael Jackson

“The first question I ask myself when something doesn’t seem
to be beautiful is why do I think it’s not beautiful. And very
shortly you discover that there is no reason.”
- John Cage

“At least I’m not opening for a cunt like Kanye.”
- Amy Winehouse


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