Ben Folds Quotes

13 Ben Folds quotes:

"Next door, there's an old man who lived to his nineties and one day passed away in his sleep. And his wife, she stayed for a couple of days and passed away. I'm sorry, I know that's a strange way to tell you that I know we belong."
"A lot of 18-year-olds are like old men. They think they've seen everything."
"I'm older than I was, and I'm still washed-up, and I haven't changed my music one iota. It's just much easier to do this when people are being nice to you."
"I had to play a George Harrison song at a benefit a couple nights ago, and it was really hard for me. Obviously it wasn't my world."
"The clock never stops, never stops, never waits. We're growing old. It's getting late."
"Everybody knows it hurts to grow up... and we're still fighting it."
"Now that I have found someone, I'm feeling more alone... than I ever have before."
"It's a tough thing to know that when you're making your album, you're going to end up collaborating with, say, Wal-Mart, on your artwork. That just sucks. And the pressure behind getting the numbers real fast is, to me, dizzying."
"You never know when you put out an album that's unique whether it'll get beat up for it or not."
"I used to do this big rant at the end of some gigs with Ben Folds Five. The band broke into this big heavy metal thing and I started as a joke to scream in a heavy metal falsetto. I found myself saying things like: Feel my pain, I am white, feel my pain."
"White people don't sing together very often, and when they do, it's about the celebrity of the song. The singing at my shows is all about harmony."
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"Rock and roll is - and should be - a kid's place."
"People rush around in the summer to try and find like-minded musicians to put together. Packages are all the rage. I prefer keeping it smaller, having a tour that's manageable -- both for me and the audience -- and Rufus and I go together in certain ways. We're both out of step with any kind of music scene. We don't really fit in anywhere. I think we feel similarly disenfranchised -- in a good way. Also, I can listen to Rufus every night. That's important."
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