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Robert Plant Quotes and Sayings

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My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone.
It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.
- Robert Plant

You feel quite distant by playing at huge stadiums year after year,
where you only can see a great darkness in front of you.
- Robert Plant

You know, people can't fall in love with me just because I'm good at what I do.
- Robert Plant

We are trying to communicate a fulfilled ideal.
Does anybody remember laughter?
- Robert Plant

 

How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence
of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony.
That's all anyone has ever wanted.
How could it become outdated?
- Robert Plant

People say that I'm a millionaire, but that's not true -
I only spend millions.
- Robert Plant

Does anyone remember laughter?
- Robert Plant

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I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable,
and they go to make love beautiful.
- Robert Plant

No, I've never thought that I was gay.
And that's not something you think.
It's something you know.
- Robert Plant

Old men do it better.
We're not so sensitive in certain areas.
- Robert Plant

I think I could sing and shear a few sheep at the same time.
- Robert Plant

I'm not a flowerchild or anything like that...
whatever it was.
- Robert Plant

I like the idea of being alone.
I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life.
I like to feel lonely.
I like to need things.
- Robert Plant

I can't moan about any of it.
I had a great time in the goldfish bowl.
- Robert Plant

You can't give up something you really believe in for financial reasons.
If you die by the roadside - so be it.
But at least you know you've tried.
Ten minutes in the music scene was the equal of one
hundred years outside of it.
- Robert Plant

It's sort of a feeling of power onstage.
It's really the ability to make people smile,
or just to turn them one way or another for that duration of time,
and for it to have some effect later on.
I don't really think it's power...
it's the goodness.
- Robert Plant

I realized what Led Zeppelin was about around the end of our first U.S.
tour.
We started off not even on the bill in Denver,
and by the time we got to New York we were second to Iron Butterfly,
and they didn't want to go on!
- Robert Plant

If I had my choice, I'd pick a song that tells a story every time.
There is a great deal of pleasure in doing the vocal
on a number that you can put feeling into.
- Vaughn Monroe

I don't dictate the solos and I don't dictate the vocal harmonies.
- Dan Hicks

There's a whole set of values, spawned by the vocal
and highly visible Republicans,
that appeal to the worst in people.
Our society is moving in that direction.
- Major Owens

I never took any vocal training.
- Marvin Hamlisch

I do a lot of vocal hygiene.
- Lesley Garrett

Relations between black and white would be greatly
improved if we were more accepting of our fears and
our feelings and more vocal about it.
- Sarah Silverman

The most effective instruments do have a vocal quality.
- Robert Wyatt

I felt I never needed to fight for a more prominent
songwriting and increased vocal role with the Cars.
- Benjamin Orr

As you know, there are certain languages that lend
themselves very easily to vocal use.
- Neville Marriner

Only a knowledgeable, empowered and vocal citizenry
can perform well in democracy.
- David Brin

My vocal ability is very limited, but I'm fortunate
in that I can write the songs around my vocal limitations.
- Glenn Tipton

It is simple nonsense to speak of the fixed tempo of
any particular vocal phrase.
Each voice has its peculiarities.
- Anton Seidl

When I was on the air a lot my throat and vocal chords got tired.
If you don't vary your tones you can't get pretty tired of your own voice.
- Alan Ladd

I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities,
even though I was already living as they did -
as black performers in a white world.
- Bobby Short

But when you get to a song, not only do you have to do a vocal melody,
you have to write words and not be redundant and make
some semblance of a story.
- Glenn Danzig

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the
more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties
of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons,
I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
- Christina Milian

Where Joe was more vocal and emotional whereas Chuck was very reserved.
But, both of them executed great strategy and both
of them demanded a lot of their players.
- Franco Harris

Vocal study before age 20 is likely to be injurious,
though some survive it in the hands of very careful
and understanding teachers.
- Alma Gluck

These kids today, everything is about hitting a vocal home run.
- Frankie Avalon

We figured you could download live shows for days,
so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach,
but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
- Ben Harper

There were a whole lot, I bought every blues record I could find,
it wasn't just one or two people.
My vocal influences were Ray Charles and Bobby Blue Bland.
- Johnny Winter

The development of new instrumental and vocal idioms
has been one of the remarkable phenomena of recent music.
- George Crumb

If I feel strongly, I say it.
I know I can do more good by being vocal than by staying quiet.
I'd have a whole lot more money if I lied,
but I wouldn't enjoy spending it.
- Martina Navratilova

For my part, if I consider poetry as an object,
I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding
a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music.
- Eugenio Montale

About 10 years ago, I took some vocal lessons.
I'll bet that helped.
I got a tape of exercises that the girl gave me,
which I don't do anymore, but they were good.
And I don't smoke.
- Dan Hicks

And I've had vocal training on and off for years.
- Julia Barr

Puffy produced four of the tracks on the album.
Those are the four songs that are collaborations between Puffy and me.
And he gives me my space to work even when we work together,
like with my producer and my vocal coach.
- Jennifer Lopez

When I'm alone at home, I really prefer to listen to
Wagner's orchestral music rather than any vocal music.
I find it illuminating not to have to pay attention
to voices in the recordings.
- Kiri Te Kanawa

We are the kind of people who obsess over one word...
but we have only one shot to get it right in concert.
It was hard the first time I practiced with them.
I was so nervous that my vocal chords were paralyzed for about a half-hour.
- Amy Tan

I'm sure any vocal teacher that listens to me would
rather cut my throat than do anything -
I do everything all wrong - but I think for me that's the best -
because I don't think I have a voice so I think what
I project would be style -
if I learned to sing I'd lose my style.
- Julie London

I keep these songs in my head until I get behind the microphone.
I never spend more than 30 or 40 minutes singing the
vocal or it will sound mechanical.
There are always mistakes, but it's about feeling more than being perfect.
- Brian McKnight

Just with the basic one guitar, one piano and one vocal and an audience,
I think that the intimacy comes through more.
People feel much more connected to the song because
there's nothing in the way,
and I actually enjoy doing that.
- Graham Nash

I would start seeing, in just the sense I was saying now,
the kind of record it was going to be and what the arrangement demands,
and what my vocal part should be in the record.
This was all emerging as the song was emerging.
- Art Garfunkel

Brenda did some little vocal arrangements for us and she got to sing as well.
So, we're happy to be able to work together and that's
another reason why we look forward to doing more of these.
- Rick Derringer

If even in science there is no a way of judging a theory
but by assessing the number,
faith and vocal energy of its supporters,
then this must be even more so in the social sciences:
truth lies in power.
- Imre Lakatos

I definitely don't subscribe to the theory that more instruments,
or more vocal tracks, harmony, or double tracking the voice,
is a good thing.
People do their early albums very stripped down,
then each album becomes bloated.
- Joanna Newsom

Attempting to write vocal oriented songs to me felt
like going through the motions and if you are going
to go through the motions you might as well just do
any gig that caused you to do repetitive motions like
banging a hammer or serving fries.
- Ronnie Montrose

They read their sports pages, know their statistics
and either root like hell or boo our butts off.
I love it.
Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types
who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.
- Mike Schmidt

In the Muslim world, there are many people who have
been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists.
But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle.
And we must continue to wage the battle for peace.
- Feisal Abdul Rauf

Acquiring a repertoire in these days,
when the vocal literature is so immense,
so overwhelming, that the student with sense will devote
all his energies to work and not imagine himself a martyr to art.
- Alma Gluck

Shareholder activism is not a privilege -
it is a right and a responsibility.
When we invest in a company, we own part of that company
and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses.
If we believe there is something going wrong with the company,
then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal.
- Mark Mobius

The secret of it is to read what you've got in front of you.
Don't, if you suspect that something has a double meaning,
don't pause.
Don't put on a leery vocal expression if you know what I mean on radio.
Don't sort of do anything other than read it.
- Humphrey Lyttelton

I've never taken vocal lessons.
My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for
singing has always been enough for me.
In the case of rock singing, I've always felt it was
better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality.
- Ronnie James Dio

I wouldn't say I worked with these people because I
was looking for a particular vocal sound.
I worked with them because I loved what they had done
before-and because they really wanted to work with me.
- Melanie Chisholm

People who share the same language, French or Chinese or whatever,
have the same vocal cords and emit sounds which are basically the same,
as they come from the same throats and lungs.
- Pierre Schaeffer

But my role is to just apply the skills I've learned over the years:
you listen to the guitar,
you listen to the vocal melodies, you listen to the rhythm,
and you come up with something that helps you take the song somewhere.
- Krist Novoselic

I do not know whether there be, as a rule,
more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman,
than there is between two thrushes.
They whistle and call to each other,
guided by instinct rather than by reason.
- Anthony Trollope

I started singing about three years ago,
I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol.
The other people in the competition had been taking
singing lessons and had vocal coaches.
I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time,
I would just sing around the house.
I was only 12 and I got second place.
- Justin Bieber

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau


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