Tag: quotes

Bob Geldof

‘You can’t trust politicians. It doesn’t matter who makes a political speech. It’s all lies…and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well.’

Neil Young

‘Heart of Gold put me in the middle of the road. Travelling there soon became a bore so I headed for the ditch. A rougher ride, but I saw more interesting people there.’

Lou Reed 2

‘I don’t know why I bother really, because people don’t listen to rock n roll lyrics too much.’

Marvin Gaye

‘I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don’t quite know how to explain it but it’s there. These can’t be the only notes in the world, there’s got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the crack’

John Lennon

When I was about twelve, I used to think I must be a genius, but nobody’s noticed . Either I’m a genius or I’m mad, which is it? ‘No,’ I said, ‘I can’t be mad because nobody’s put me away; therefore I’m a genius.’ Genius is a form of madness and we’re all that way. […]

Iggy Pop

‘Before I kick it I want to be able to carry a tune in a living room if called upon. Of course, mine come out all dark and twisted and weird.’

George Martin

“You’d use recorded effects and then they’d have to come off discs. So we tried to make our own, and we used to have all sorts of things. We used to have roller skates for making train noises over rails and I remember once trying to effect the noise of someone’s head being chopped off. […]