Bootsy Collins Quotes


29 Bootsy Collins quotes:



"A roast is like a get-together where people come down and talk about you and dog you out, the way you came up, the knucklehead things that you did, stuff like that."
"But by us doing a lot on the road, we were able to afford things like videos on the tours, cartoons that we'd open up the shows with. We were doing that way back when and now it's the hippest thing to do. We're just coming back around, I guess trying to play catch-up."
"But I'm always trying to plan ahead too and in doing so, and in working on this album, I've met a lot people that I hope to be involved with, on their records and in their situations."
"Catfish is not playing guitar no more, he's doing like a home-front thing. He had been in the business around ten years before I got in it, so I guess he's had enough of it."
"Coming from the James Brown school, I had learned a lot of stuff before I got with George. It was from one extreme to the other."
"Everyone in the band pretty much knows that whatever they want to do I am there for them, if they need my help or not, I am there for them."
"I guess some of today's programming has rubbed off on me because I find myself having to set time around for touring, putting that together and then setting time around for recording."
"I like being out front, doing what I do, but then I also like playing in a band too. I'd like to do stuff like I did with Deee-lite. I went out and played with them and they were the stars, that was cool."
"I try to bring it across on my record, in my dress, in what I do and what I say because to me humor is important. You should have a dose of that and I guess giving it is what I'm here for."
"I wanna keep creating those situations for myself so I don't have to be out front all the time. Then when I do have to be out front, I can do it to the max."
"I wanted to get my recording and become a musician again, work; with other people, do that kind of thing because I kind of got away from that for a while once we started happening, you know, selling records, sold out concerts."
"I'd like to have younger people around me and that I'll be involved with them a lot more now, as opposed to me being the main focal point."
"I've thought maybe of getting younger artists out doing stuff, like I used to do a lot of. I don't wanna do it day in and day out like I used to, but I still wanna do it."
"It's a whole other ball game and I am glad that I fit into that space where, whatever it is that you want to do and you are doing as long as you are happy with it, then you know What the Heck!"
"Nowadays, it's like two different arenas, recording and touring. When I started way back in the day, doing both was nothing, you didn't have to think about it, the road and recording."
"Since Warner Brothers, back in the day, I hadn't never really had nobody that I think that was there, that I kinda felt was working like my right arm."
"That's pretty much what we try to do. Stay with that one instead of following the Jones, I just like to come up with my own stuff."
"To me, you go through things like that and you learn from it. You add it on to your life, to try to make your life better. Instead of dogging people, learn something from it. And keep stepping."
"Usually when I'm out doing stuff, I'm just out in the wild, doing the wild thing. I don't really get a chance to just chill out until I come here, in my creative space."
"We are all human and I want to relate that message to all people."



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