Wayne Coyne Quotes

32 Wayne Coyne quotes:

"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 embrace the idea that I'm an entertainer."
"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."
"We never thought it would be something everyone would listen to. We never thought people who listen to Britney Spears would run to listen to it. It was intended for people on the fanatical side of production and hi-fi."
"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
"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."
"There is a lot of melody and things that sound familiar in hundreds of songs."
"We hear so many records these days that are done with click tracks, as opposed to a drummer."
"We love playing music but we're too weird to play music."
"With out art, without communicating, we wouldn't live beyond 30 because we'd be so sad and depressed."
"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 stopped caring so much about what people might think if I sung about love and humanity."
"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."
"Sometimes the song title comes with the songs, other times you just sorta make something up afterwards."
"Their opinion can truly shape what the rest of the audience thinks of you."
Author: Coyne Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes
"If you have a song that you think sounds like another song you should contact the publishing company and say I have a song here, let's cut a deal that lets everyone walk away feeling good."
"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 want people to be ecstatic but to cry at the same time."
"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."

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