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The Millennium Stadium thing was for the Tsunami concert.
by Kelly Jones

The Millennium Stadium thing was for the Tsunami concert.
It was a thing that I think every band in the country
would have liked to be a part of at the time that it happened.
- Kelly Jones

The story behind every song is individual to itself.
- Kelly Jones

I don't have a special place or ritual for writing songs,
basically I write songs whenever an idea hits me,
in my hotel room, on the road, in the plane.
- Kelly Jones

Japan is quite weird because they wait for you to say
something before they respond.
You can literally hear a pin drop, they don't make
a sound until you say something to the crowd.
- Kelly Jones

 

It's better for the listener to interpret their own meanings to the music.
- Kelly Jones

Big shows are more like events and small shows are
more like traditional gigs.
- Kelly Jones

The press will naturally come and go as it has done with all artists,
from David Bowie to Neil Young to U2.
- Kelly Jones

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Avril Lavigne sold a massive amount of albums and she
has to top that with her next release.
We have four great albums behind us,
and it's not going to be as hard to live up to that.
- Kelly Jones

We didn't really want to be an overnight success as
that brings with it its own problems.
- Kelly Jones

To remain relevant though, I think making great records is the key.
- Kelly Jones

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman came to see our show,
We all had a drink before they set off on their travels,
and we kept in touch.
- Kelly Jones

I'm not a betting man.
- Kelly Jones

Revising a screenplay is much more frustrating than
revising a song because you have to read through the
entire work again while you are changing stuff.
It is a lot easier to edit a song.
- Kelly Jones

We changed every lead in our whole system,
and to this day we still don't really know why it did it.
We think wires were touching and faulting.
That was it really, but it didn't make it any easier.
- Kelly Jones

A performance is only as good as the audience you are playing to.
A lot of times you feed off of the audience,
and we always try to give them all we've got and sometimes
you don't get a lot back,
but we've never been dead whenever we've performed.
- Kelly Jones

I heard the Bloc Party record Japan before it came
out in the UK as they are on the V2 record label.
I think it has a great vibe and has great songs.
I also think the Kings of Leon are right up my street.
- Kelly Jones

I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a
challenge and it makes things more interesting.
It reminds me of when we were just starting out because
we would open for other bands in the beginning.
- Kelly Jones

When you are on tour in the UK it takes a few hours to get anywhere.
A lot of the time you can have a beer,
close your eyes for two minutes, and then you are there.
In the U.S.
it is much more like a road trip as all the cities are so spread apart.
- Kelly Jones

Like all bands, the first two albums are always the ones most written about,
and the most covered.
When a band gets to their third of fourth album,
the story of the band has already been told.
- Kelly Jones

The song Dakota was first written in Paris.
I was doing a promo trip.
It was snowing and the hotel room was really cold and
boring and for some reason I just had a go of the guitar
and the song came pretty quick.
- Kelly Jones

Until politics are a branch of science we shall do
well to regard political and social reforms as experiments
rather than short-cuts to the millennium.
- John B. S. Haldane

Let me first say that I don't think the millennium
target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target.
I think it is a real and achievable goal.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

I really do hope that the Millennium Summit gives new
impetus to the work of the United Nations.
- Harri Holkeri

The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending -
as if a date would really matter.
- Sting

We need art more than ever as we stagger toward the Millennium.
- Fritz Scholder

The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1
January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century
and the Third Millennium.
- Arthur C. Clarke

A great many people experience the movement from one century to the next,
but a minuscule number of people experience the movement
from one millennium to the next.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime
represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.
- Rand Beers

Sexy at the millennium means having a solid sense of
self but never taking yourself too seriously.
- Rebecca Romijn

Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy.
The last term of the school-year is made of decades,
not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.
- Booth Tarkington

If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course
for the world's people in the first decades of the new millennium,
who will?
- Kofi Annan

We barely missed killing Bin Laden.
There were numerous findings issued by the President to kill him.
We rolled up terrorist cells.
We stopped the millennium bombings.
- Sidney Blumenthal

Because the stuff that they feed kids now,
they'll have a bunch of idiots in the next millennium
as far as art and culture is concerned.
- Billy Higgins

It is clear that the nation that assumes stewardship
of the Moon now will inherit stewardship of the galaxy
in the coming millennium.
I think the USA is ready for that challenge!
- Wilson Greatbatch

This is the Bond of the new millennium.
Everything is updated, from the action sequences to
the interaction between the characters.
All the elements reflect changes that have occurred
in the world in recent years.
- Rick Yune

There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the
way in the creation of the earliest known group of
civilizations which arose on both sides of the land
bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C.
- James H. Breasted

The crisis that the world finds itself in as it swings
on the hinge of a new millennium is located in something
deeper than particular ways of organizing political systems and economies.
- Huston Smith

Well, by the end of the millennium, five,
six months from now, we hope to somehow manage to move
into a new location where we have the whole building,
so we can devote space to all our activities.
- Joseph Jarman

If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years,
ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries,
then the unit measuring civilizations,
born of the interaction among peoples,
would be the millennium.
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika

I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium.
We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that,
which are great, but I want to give it a new,
fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love.
- Todd English

After about the first Millennium, Italy was the cradle
of Romanesque architecture,
which spread throughout Europe, much of it extending
the structural daring with minimal visual elaboration.
- Harry Seidler

Shaving my head was a millennium ritual,
to not let it pass as just another New Year's Eve.
A lot has happened to me in the last couple of years,
personally and spiritually.
I wanted to mark it for myself.
- Joan Jett

Behind it all is surely an idea so simple,
so beautiful, that when we grasp it -
in a decade,
a century, or a millennium - we will all say to each other,
how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid?
- John Archibald Wheeler

Recently, I've been working on anew album of material,
which should be out in the new Millennium.
I'm not sure which song will be put out as a single,
but I'm still hoping to get another record in the charts.
- Desmond Dekker

It is important that we are coming up on the millennium
because what I am experiencing,
just being one person out of billions,
is the feeling of acceleration.
I experience this through my contact with other people.
- Terry Riley

It was in the Seventies but I still recall what was
a good night for my club.
Of course, the stadium has changed now but I have heard
that the atmosphere is still the same.
- Carl Zeiss

The stadium here in Munich is the best of the lot for me.
It is absolutely fantastic, especially the way it lights
up a different colour according to who is playing.
It's superb.
- Claudia Schiffer

Secrecy is thus, so to speak, a transition stadium
between being and not-being.
- Georg Simmel

Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs.
An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry.
- Adrian Mitchell

You know it as soon as you walk in Yankee Stadium.
The electricity is there every time,
every day.
- Nomar Garciaparra

You look at all the great players that they've had
and the potential of playing in Yankee Stadium.
- Nick Johnson

My hero's, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium
and they can't take that from me.
- Derek Jeter

I think anyone would want to see their favorite band
in a small club over a large stadium.
- Bill Wyman

The stadium expansion is currently at the feasibility
stage and has to go through that.
- David Gill

The most important thing however is the money.
What use would it be to us, to have a a mighty stadium but a useless team,
because we couldn't afford anything better?
- Franz Beckenbauer

A university is a college with a stadium seating over 40,000.
- Leonard L. Levinson

My major league debut came at old Busch Stadium on Grand Avenue in St.
Louis against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
- Steve Carlton

To play 18 years in Yankee Stadium is the best thing
that could ever happen to a ballplayer.
- Mickey Mantle

I remember the great atmosphere and the great stadium.
- Carl Zeiss

I'm proud of the fact that I'm the only player to hit
a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium.
- Willie Stargell

A defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court,
not in a stadium or a city or nationwide arena.
- Tom C. Clark

Our stadium seats over 80,000, and we sell all of our tickets.
- Steve Spurrier

Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle,
Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys.
- Bert Campaneris

You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless,
or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.
- Jello Biafra

A multi-purpose stadium is an absolute must in order
to invigorate our downtown and,
simultaneously, let the rest of the country witness
that we can get things done.
- Alan Autry

I was at Yankee Stadium one time at 5 a.m.,
but that was to buy angel dust.
- Artie Lange

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life.
I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school,
I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
- Steve Nash

My office is at Yankee stadium.
Yes, dreams do come true.
- Derek Jeter

In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are
ten people who could buy the Yankees,
but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium.
- Reggie Jackson

To pitch a perfect game wearing pinstripes at Yankee Stadium,
it's unbelievable.
Growing up a Yankee fan, to come out here and make history,
it really is a dream come true.
- David Wells

The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition,
and of this thought no longer forms a part;
but belief is only a stadium of mental action,
an effect upon our nature due to thought,
which will influence future thinking.
- Charles Sanders Peirce


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