Edie Brickell Quotes


24 Edie Brickell quotes:



"But I really love music, and having a creative outlet is really the best thing you can do for yourself."
"But who cares? I can honestly look back and realize that everything happened for a reason. Everything that fell apart has fallen back into place beautifully and magically."
"I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday. I don't believe in glory days or anything like that, so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!"
"You can look back at anything and wish you'd done something differently."
"I can make dressing - or stuffing. Y'all call it stuffing up here, we call it dressing down there. It's really good dressing. That family recipe was passed on, and I love to make that."
"Geffen was never supportive of the band."
"I need to go outside. I wouldn't say I'm an outdoors person, but I like to go outside."
"We were too young to know better, and none of us were very aggressive people. It would have helped a lot if just one of us had been aggressive enough to say no."
"A lot of the songs start with an image. I was sitting there playing the guitar and I pictured this old, dirty green car, with the window rolled down, in the hot, hot, hot Texas heat, and this beautiful woman I knew when I was a kid sitting behind the wheel, looking out at me."
"Becoming a mom made me more contentious about expressing my true taste."
"If it turns out to be a hit, well, good luck dealing with fame. And if it's not a hit and you can still survive and make music you believe in, well, then you're truly blessed. I think that's where we are now."
"I like Rufus Wainwright a whole lot. He makes me wanna be even more musical."
"My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world. She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food. Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!"
"When I look at my kids, and the ease with which they pick up music, I wish I had that."
"You're just playing, playing, playing, and then an image or something will come into your mind, and basically you're just narrating it with music, letting it move along."
"I have taken the marshmallows off the sweet potatoes, however. They would make a big pan of sweet potatoes and cover it with marshmallows. My kids would love it if I would do that for them!"
"I think the New Bohemians' inability to say no was a big part of our problem."
"It was no offense or anything against Matt, but if you take out sugar and add honey to recipe, it's gonna be different and a little strange."
"My son writes songs and plays. He sings like an angel."
"No matter how famous and established they were or however blessed they were with great songs or long careers, if they lived alone, they lived alone. That's not the way I wanted to live prior to the tour or after."



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