Lester Bangs Quotes


26 Lester Bangs quotes:



"That's one reason why it's pretty worthless, I can't totally buy it, if you think about it, it's things like the Phil Spector records. On one level they were rebellion, on another level they were keeping the teenager in his place."
Author: Bangs Quotes Category: American Critic Quotes Rock And Roll Quotes
"The thing is that, they all had real strong personalities and real distinct identities, and I don't find most of the groups that are coming out now really do."
"What this book demands from a reader is a willingness to accept that the best writer in America could write almost nothing but record reviews."
"When kids can't afford to see it anymore maybe we'll have a whole resurgence of garage bands all over America and this New Wave thing will start to mean something on a grass roots level."
"They wouldn't be heroes if they were infallible, in fact they wouldn't be heroes if they weren't miserable wretched dogs, the pariahs of the earth, besides which the only reason to build up an idol is to tear it down again."
"The only questions worth asking today are whether humans are going to have any emotions tomorrow, and what the quality of life will be if the answer is no."
Author: Bangs Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes



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