Wayne Coyne Quotes


32 Wayne Coyne quotes:



"There's something about whatever despair and whatever negativity there is in your life, once you expel it, well, it's like praying, saying whatever's troubling you through your mouth, and hearing it through your ears, participating in your own despair makes it better. So we're not making it for you like a birthday cake, we're making it for ourselves."
Author: Coyne Quotes Category: Despair Quotes
"Anyway, Cat Stevens is never going to make much money out of us."
"Even in the beginning, when we knew there was a legal argument about how much our song sounds like his song, as one songwriter to another, I wasn't sure that Cat Stevens would take that as bad."
"I am not that thrilled about the way our records sound anyway. Don't get me wrong, I work hard on them and I want them to sound fantastic but I'm happy to have another interpretation of them anyway."
"I can see that if this was an album done 10 or 15 years ago we could see we were moving on to some place else."
"I embrace the idea that I'm an entertainer."
"I knew she was from Australia and I knew that is where she started but I didn't know if she was still popular there. I hope people understand we aren't making fun of Kylie."
"I stopped caring so much about what people might think if I sung about love and humanity."
"I want people to be ecstatic but to cry at the same time."
"I was in England and I know Cat Stevens told some journalists that he loved our song and was honoured that people compared our song to his song."
"In a way I hope we don't win because there are some fantastic records in the same category like Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Radiohead and White Stripes."
"In this gap where your mind is stretching itself to keep the music going it hits you as a new music experience. We were excited about it."
"It really is no different in the way that we make records and shoot music videos. I don't think of the movie as being a great leap out of my current profession."
"It was endlessly entertaining, watching people beat each other up. All the little kids in the neighborhood would come and watch... and then we'd beat them up as well."
"Most artists I run into aren't that thrilled with what they do anyway. They are glad to have different versions out there to see which one the audience likes the best."
"Most music that you hear is in synch with itself. We were experimenting with the music falling out of synch with itself and even though it is out of synch you mind can still understand what it is meant to be doing."
"Music is amazing. There's some metaphysical comfort where it allows you to be isolated and alone while telling you that you are not alone... truly, the only cure for sadness is to share it with someone else."
"Our publicist at Warner Brothers is a young guy who has worked so hard for seven years with us and when we saw him backstage he broke down and cried. He couldn't believe it happened. It was seeing him so overcome when we realised how much it really meant."
"People have given me the freedom and believe in me enough to say if I want to do these things that I will find a way to make it work. I don't know if they think I'm crazy, drug damaged or just an old weirdo."
"Sometimes the song title comes with the songs, other times you just sorta make something up afterwards."



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