Chantal Kreviazuk Quotes

27 Chantal Kreviazuk quotes:

"Actually, no, because awards don't spark sales as much as you'd think."
"I'm learning a lot about myself being alone, and doing what I'm doing."
"I've found that in now having experienced what it's like to make records and just through growing up in general that you should be expressive about what's affecting you instead of trying to sing about a subject just for the sake of other people getting something from it."
"Once I got a record contract, and I took my songs which weren't quite finished, or maybe they were a good idea, maybe they weren't. I took them into the studio and developed them. They came to life and they evolved... and they're great."
"The real excitement comes from continually making records that I'm really proud of and finding my identity in the record making process."
"To be honest, I'm not as goal oriented and ambitious as I once was."
"When I was 21, I got into a motorcycle accident while traveling in Europe and I had to lie around a lot in the aftermath, which was really the first time in my life that I became really focused and inspired to write."
"I seem to have secured some place in world of music and that's kind of all that really matters to me."
"Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings."
"Well, Winnepeg has everything to do with my music in the sense it was where I was born and raised, cultured and all that sort of thing. A lot of my experiences come from Winnepeg."
"This is the way God made me."
Author: Kreviazuk Quotes Category: God Quotes
"And I think it's a real challenge to be up there sometimes with only a keyboard if they don't have a grand piano... and to try to win people over that way. It's really hard."
"Don't get me wrong, we still go out after a gig and hang out late, but we also make sure to go to bed within some point of the day's travel schedule."
"I think it's important to really press on with the song writing and just go with it. There's no code, there's no craft... it's just let yourself shine through your music. If it's meant to be loved and heard, it'll happen."
"The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs."
"I can't say I want to earn a particular award or sell a certain number of records, because even if I do that, the satisfaction only lasts five minutes."
"I'm not writing just about melancholy stuff anymore, I made a point to cover a wide range of emotions."
"If I'm writing strictly for others, how does that show what I'm experiencing or thinking? I just got to a point where I realized I could be as personal as I wanted to be and people could relate to those situations if they so choose."
"Of course, I would be depressed sometimes, and my Mom would be worried about me because I would just sleep to escape. Cause I was so scared of being a musician or artist, or whatever you want to call it."
"So in a sense, the accident was definitely good for me and if that didn't happen, it probably would have taken me a lot longer to get productive."

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