Alex Kapranos Quotes


10 Alex Kapranos quotes:



"But I've heard so many great bands from America over the years that I know there's an audience for something else, and that's what we feel at the shows — a hunger for that."
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: America Quotes
"But I've heard so many great bands from America over the years that I know there's an audience for something else, and that's what we feel at the shows a hunger for that."
"You can always have it better. If you try. That's the attitude of the group at the moment. Never to feel satisfied, always to want to do something better."
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"It would be great to get the Christmas number one. I suppose we could even write something special for Christmas. I think Santa Loves Franz Ferdinand sounds pretty good."
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: Christmas Quotes
"The speaker is not always the author. [In 'Michael'] I was writing about an erotic situation between two male friends. It didn't strike me as that odd. It seemed like a good subject for a song."
"For years, I felt miserable about being an outsider, but then I suddenly embraced it, ... I saw the value of being an outsider. It was liberating. You didn't have to worry about trying to fit in or losing your insider status. It also encouraged you to challenge and provoke the status quo."
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: Value Quotes
"[The Kinks'] Ray Davies had that great symbiotic relationship between the music and the emotional content of the lyric. Think of 'Waterloo Sunset.' It had all those great backing vocals, and that change of key from major to minor that gives it such soaring poignancy."
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"You're letting such a fragile side of yourself out when you're creating or writing music. To do that with people who are almost strangers would seem very strange to me. I think that we're very lucky that we're quite close. To us, it's almost like the band is the grandest possible adventure you can go on with your friends. It's really really exciting."
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance."
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"It's easy to get discouraged sometimes when you listen to American rock radio because everything is so bland, so self-referential,"
Author: Kapranos Quotes Category: Self Quotes



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