Kristin Hersh Quotes


33 Kristin Hersh quotes:



"I don't have the inclinations that other people seem to have as far as the business is concerned."
"I don't like the idea of famous people."
"I don't like what the radio plays for the most part."
"I don't mind what the market is, but why is it vapid? If they're such a bunch of idiots, why don't you show them good music instead? They're not going to know the difference."
"I felt like it was a great secret when I found out that I could be in my 30s."
"I grew up in a commune where no one considered me female, particularly."
"I guess I'll just slip into the studio after the next time with the Muses, and then just keel over and die."
"I have a beautiful family and I'm in my favourite band. At the same time I don't recommend it. I never sleep and something is always suffering."
"I have to play as much of the game as I allow myself to get the music heard. But it's not unlike the rest of the world, so I'm not as up in arms about it as I could be."
"I would go to radio stations and they were supposed to be interviewing me and playing my record and they would say, We're playing too many women right now, we can't play your record."
"I'm beginning to think I have two years encountering sexism without really realising it."
"I'm not afraid to let the songs say what they want any more so the lack of censorship on my part makes them a little more universal."
"If you're the band leader you ask more of yourself than anyone else, so they tend to raise the bar for me."
"In the end I'm mother, so they take the bitter with the sweet. They listen to the music and they go on tour sometimes, It feels OK most of the time."
"It's not like touring with a rock band. I don't have any friends or equipment of volume on stage, just me. Just me and the chair."
"Men are allowed to write songs about people and women are allowed to write songs about women."
"Most of the younger people I knew didn't seem to have a handle on things; they hadn't found their place, they didn't understand how the world works, they didn't understand how to treat other people, and they didn't know how to stop thinking about themselves."
"MP3's are perfect."
"My brother and I were meditating before we were 6 years old, having to stare at the wall and chant."
"My parents didn't treat me as if there was anything in the world I couldn't do, except be unkind."



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