Jeff Tweedy Quotes


11 Jeff Tweedy quotes:



"I've never considered us a country band, ... Even after this record, people still call us a country band. Have they listened to this record?"
Author: Tweedy Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"I think somehow you need to get to a certain point in your life where the notion of failure is absurd."
"We'd been noticing how much more important the internet had become - once information is out there in the world now, anyone can get it. Since that was beginning to happen with the record anyway, we figured, OK, let's just stream it for free ourselves."
"Treating your audience like thieves is absurd. Anyone who chooses to listen to our music becomes a collaborator."
"Stop trying to treat music like it's a tennis shoe, something to be branded. If the music industry wants to save money, they should take a look at some of their six-figure executive expense accounts. All those lawsuits can't be cheap, either."
"I just try to get inside the song and imagine what comes next."
"I don't believe every download is a lost sale."
"We live in a connected world now. Some find that frightening. If people are downloading our music, they're listening to it. The internet is like radio for us."
"The only way you can sell 10 million Britney Spears records is to convince kids that it's something they need to have as part of their identity. It's not about the music at that point."
Author: Tweedy Quotes Category: Kids Quotes
"By the nature of playing by yourself, my repertoire gets a lot bigger than what it is with the band, that's for sure,"
Author: Tweedy Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"We never could understand what the problem was with people listening to your music. I thought that was the whole point."
Author: Tweedy Quotes Category: Listening Quotes



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