Cynthia Weil Quotes


32 Cynthia Weil quotes:



"Sharing a triumph with someone you love is an incredible high."
"You just have to believe in yourself when you've got something, and just keep pounding on the door, because if you pound long enough, somebody is going to open it."
"The main reason he wanted to be a recording artist was because it gives you much more freedom in your writing. You only have to please the artist and the artist is you so you can be more daring and experimental."
"I had written this really depressing ending in which when everybody says you get over things, and I thought I would love again, but wrong again."
"The business today is completely different and it's very producer driven, so that a songwriter needs to have producing chops, be a singer/songwriter, or find a singer to develop."
"But I'm someone who the more afraid I am, the more I want to do it to get the fear over with."
"So it was a good idea, and I learned that you just have to think faster than I was thinking and move more smartly than I was moving."
"A lot of guys spend their lives saying no because it's an easier way to keep your job."
"The difference is that when those barren periods occur no one's waiting for a record from us, so they don't even notice we've been gone."
"We all have fertile creative periods and times when we can't figure out how we ever did it."
Author: Weil Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Creative Quotes
"But I must say I am happiest when something hits and I've written it with Barry. After all these years, I am still amazed by his genius."
"We somehow managed to live through the trends without succumbing to them. When disco came in, we survived without writing a disco song."
Author: Weil Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Disco Quotes
"It was kind of like songwriter's boot camp. You had to produce. You had to produce fast. You had to learn."
"We were very fortunate to have been on the scene when we were."
"Barry is an incredible singer. He's even gotten better through the years."
"My nature is to be linear, and when I'm not, I feel really proud of myself."
"I can't seem to write young enough anymore."
"I was always very linear. I had to be a good girl and finish verse one before I would allow myself to have the pleasure of verse two."
"Barry and I were in the middle of building a house, and I was in the midst of having a nervous breakdown, because that's what you do when you build a house."
"On the other hand when you are someone who records their own songs you are basically stuck writing for one voice and for one style that can stifle you a bit. It's a real trade off."



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