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Music is like a huge release of tension.
~By James Taylor ~


In Evita I wasn't really hugely involved with it. I gave a little bit of help but they needed a bit of technical help on the movie and so some of my music people went in at the end of the movie and helped out with it.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


I find it very, very hard. He was part of the fabric of my life. We were kids together, and teenagers. We spent the whole of our lives with each other because of our music.
~By Robin Gibb ~


In some ways Lester Young is the most complex rhythmically of any musician. He does some things which are just phenomenal.
~By Lee Konitz ~


As a developing musician, skiffle became a platform for me to start playing music.
~By Van Morrison ~


I'm always interested in mixing technology and music. You know, maybe I'll have a MIDI bass pickup at some point, I don't really think that's the direction I would want to go.
~By Mike Gordon ~


Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
~By Allan Bloom ~


Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


Playing music is not really susceptible to theory much. Circumstances affect it so much.
~By Derek Bailey ~


The first Decline I did was out of sheer love and appreciation for the music. In 1977, it was more about bands, because punk was a new form of music. It was groundbreaking and political.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach.
~By Kristen Bell ~


That's why I do this music business thing, it's communication with people without having the extreme inconvenience of actually phoning anybody up.
~By Steven Morrissey ~


I firmly disbelieve that one has to be a tortured soul to write good music.
~By P. J. Harvey ~


The whole rise of new adult contemporary music and smooth jazz was a nice surprise.
~By Kenny G ~


The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music.
~By Michael Jackson ~


I would like a man now who is rich, and who can give me a boat - a sailboat. I want to own it and let him pay for it. My first love is the sea and water, not music. Music is second.
~By Nina Simone ~


Of all the arts, music is really the most abstract.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


My favorite type of music to sing is country, and my favorite type of music to listen to is country.
~By Scotty McCreery ~


I got to where I couldn't listen to country radio. Country music is supposed to have steel and fiddle. When I hear country music, it should be country.
~By Gretchen Wilson ~


Times were changing. Clothes were changing. Morals were changing. We went from romantic loves songs like I used to do to rock 'n roll. Now that has changed to rap. So, there's always a new generation with new music.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


My youngest daughter sings. She's going to be very good. She's graduated from Music School and she's been working down around and getting her feet wet, you know. I had her out with me for a year just showing her the ropes a little bit, but she's going to be all right.
~By Billy Eckstine ~


Music is for people. The word 'pop' is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool.
~By Eddie Van Halen ~


Give me a laundry-list and I'll set it to music.
~By Gioachino Rossini ~


I'm not interested in forcing my music on people, and that's what the whole music industry nowadays is based on is forcing stations to play it, forcing people to listen to it.
~By John Frusciante ~


As far as spiritual influences in Christian music, I would say Crystal Lewis - a lot of her songs especially. The ministry she has through her songs has really hit me.
~By Stacie Orrico ~


I meet many people, I talk with them, like a TV show host. I show what's going on with Greenpeace, interesing political things, I have artists, musicians and bands.
~By Nina Hagen ~


I'm just trying to avoid any sort of generic kind of music - I don't want to do generic jazz or fusion.
~By Andy Summers ~


I just lived it and did my own thing without looking over my shoulder. I think I'm very lucky, considering when I started everything, and the fact that I have a masters in music, and I've always worked in music, and that's what I wanted to do.
~By Jon Secada ~


I think most musicians do like to have a laugh.
~By Neil Innes ~


For me, I can only do that from my own experience with people I've known and things that I've lived and experienced. That's what good pop music is all about, pop music that does reach out to people. It's very personalized and very real, honest and sincere.
~By Jon Secada ~


The people that watch or buy music or listen to TV, I don't think they separate the two as much as the people that are in charge of the production of it.
~By Tina Yothers ~


Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.
~By Billie Joe Armstrong ~


I don't listen to my own music at home.
~By Celine Dion ~


It is not that I don't like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records.
~By Vince Gill ~


I would do the occasional score. I thought it was the most thrilling thing. It was instant. You made the music and they played it right away to millions of people. I found it thrilling.
~By Elmer Bernstein ~


I always dreamed of being Maria in The Sound of Music.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


I think that in order for music to be heard in a lot of different situations you have to always consider that.
~By Kenneth Edmonds ~


They sign a bunch of women, and they call it a movement. I don't like the way women in music have been identified as women first and musicians second.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


Real folk music long ago went to Nashville and left no known survivors.
~By Donal Henahan ~


Well, I think, I certainly used backward music in Sea of Monsters. I can't remember in the Sea of Time. I would tend to do that all the time, you know? I tended to do all sorts of weird things. Just to get effects.
~By George Martin ~


Country music is the people's music. It just speaks about real life and about truth and it tells things how they really are.
~By Faith Hill ~


If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play, you have to go out and find where you can play it. It's called do or die.
~By Steve Lacy ~


That is what I did with Jack, and that's why he liked to do the readings with me because he knew I was there for him, and for our ability to blend the poetry and the music.
~By David Amram ~


The experience awakened 'my tremendous musical ambition, which has never subsided to this day.
~By Georg Solti ~


I didn't really want to give up music.
~By Bryan Ferry ~


It's the first time I have returned to my roots - like going back to be a trio. The fans really wanted me to go back on stage and do the Supremes music, so I went about trying to make it happen. We'll go on tour in the summer.
~By Diana Ross ~


I have a big problem with piped music. I like either silence or to listen to it properly.
~By Sting ~


Songs used to be short, then they became longer, and now they're getting shorter. But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message. If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, you've got a hit.
~By Casey Kasum ~


In a way, it's my way of dealing with, finding closure with Grateful Dead music, and giving thanks in a way to Jerry and Bob and all the guys in the band for making up this wonderful music.
~By Phil Lesh ~


Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.
~By Andres Segovia ~


My taste in music and entertainment is quite eclectic.
~By Yancy Butler ~


A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


I've always written songs, even when I wasn't doing anything with my personal life in music.
~By Leif Garrett ~


My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
~By Paulina Rubio ~


In every interview I've got to explain something about being white but still being into hip hop. It's gone way beyond the musical aspect of the business. And I'm as critical about music as everybody else is.
~By Brian Austin Green ~


I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer.
~By Jon Fishman ~


In a way, the history of jazz's development is a small mirror of classical music's development through the centuries. Now jazz is a living form of original music, while classical music has gotten to the end of its cycle in terms of exploring its form.
~By Mike Figgis ~


In some types of music I'm working out all the chords one bar at a time - the whole structure, because it's about that. And there are other pieces which are really about - okay, the melody is going to start here and play through to here.
~By Danny Elfman ~


Well, I want to do The Music Man. I think it's an amazing opportunity, but I think that they are probably looking at major movie stars right now, and I don't blame them.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


So many schools have cut the music classes out of their curriculum. We're trying to fill that gap by teaching the teachers how to educate the kids about their musical heritage.
~By Margaret Whiting ~


I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences: Buffalo Springfield, Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies.
~By Dan Fogelberg ~


The Monkees was a straight sitcom, we used the same plots that were on the other situation comedies at the time. So the music wasn't threatening, we weren't threatening.
~By Peter Tork ~


Prior to that, I had associated this music with older people, like my father.
~By Benny Green ~


If our history can challenge the next wave of musicians to keep moving and changing, to keep spiritually hungry and horny, that's what it's all about.
~By Carlos Santana ~


The thing that's good about Hip Hop is that it has experimented with a lot of different sounds and music.
~By Afrika Bambaataa ~


I went through a phase when I was 13 where I would only fall in love with people over the age of 19 or 20. I never had a real relationship with any of these people, but it was definitely the guy I wanted to hang out with and wanted to go on trips with. I would be like, 'But, Daddy, he's a musician!'.
~By Olivia Wilde ~


When I heard Monk in person in 1955, he was playing with a quartet in a small club. The place was full of musicians, but there was no public at all.
~By Steve Lacy ~


I have no doubt that there are great people about though... the thing of it is, nothing to this day moves me like classical music (Debussy, Vaughn Williams).
~By Gary Lucas ~


If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.
~By John Lennon ~


I privilege the music over the lyrics.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
~By Casey Abrams ~


The shows are so different from each other, depending on whether I play with my band, Nine Stories, other musicians, an orchestra, only one or two members of my band.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


I was listening to music long before rock 'n roll.
~By Bill Wyman ~


We were really interested in music from all over the world. We realized that what we were doing was very close to contemporary classical music because of the lack of tonality in the guitar- the fact that I play guitar the way I play.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


People think that it's their sovereign right to download music and not have to pay for it.
~By Johnny Kelly ~


The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh... was the place where Champagne Music was born.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


Music allows the great opportunity to play with people who turned you on and you love.
~By Herbie Mann ~


Times of my life, brief periods without music, have completely felt dangerously over the edge.
~By Tom Jenkinson ~


My dad was a musician, it was just what he did, like another guy's dad drives a meat truck. Our house was normal. We weren't taken with the fact our dad was a musician.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


Rock stardom and all that stuff like that was never like my main M.O., my main M.O. is musical growth, and if I become a rock star in the process, great!
~By Kip Winger ~


Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
~By Isaac Stern ~


In Berlin I especially enjoyed the orchestral concerts, and I attended a large number of them. I formed the acquaintance of a good many musicians, several of whom spoke of my playing in high terms.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


It was a great time to be making music because everything else was changing.
~By Gordon Waller ~


I'll tell you what I would do in a shot if I could. I would sing in the barbershop quartet in The Music Man.
~By Ned Beatty ~


And obviously, when I started out, I had a little bit more curiosity than some, and went seeking out the original artists, or in some cases searching up country music.
~By Elvis Costello ~


More than art, more than literature, music is universally accessible.
~By Billy Joel ~


I love Indian music very much, but I haven't studied that specifically.
~By Lee Konitz ~


I think we're in a very low point of music right now.
~By George Crumb ~


Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


To keep creating something with this type of music, you have to take it out of the box.
~By Brian Setzer ~


Music isn't only a profession.
~By Jose Carreras ~


I think my fans will follow me into our combined old age. Real musicians and real fans stay together for a long, long time.
~By Bonnie Raitt ~


Being an American musician means being adventurous.
~By Michael Tilson Thomas ~


Jazz was more of a tool for me to use to enhance my musicality.
~By John Otto ~


Last year in Germany at a town hall in Leipzig there was a game music concert played by the orchestra and some of the Final Fantasy scores were played. This year there is another concert scheduled in the same location, for game music.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


Of course I've done musicals here in London.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


But then when he left, I realized that it was harder to write songs and feel spiritually connected to art and music as a band. When he came back I felt it again, instantaneously.
~By Anthony Kiedis ~


When the Domaine Musical started up, I wasn't part of it. They were the major players in contemporary music at that time, braodcasting old and new composers' work. And I wasn't one of them.
~By Luc Ferrari ~


Selfishly, I make music for me. I like to make music. I like looking for songs. I like working with interesting musicians. I like producing records. It's something I will always do.
~By Herb Alpert ~


I titled the album Reflections because I am reflecting on my music career.
~By Miriam Makeba ~

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