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Thom Yorke Quotes and Sayings

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My songs are my kids.
Some of them stay with me, some others I have to send out,
out to the war.
It might sound stupid and it might even sound naive,
but that's just the way it is.
- Thom Yorke

We toyed with the idea of making it a double album,
but I think that would only have confused everybody even more,
so we decided to stick with the songs we picked.
- Thom Yorke

Well, my son really loves wildlife.
And everytime he draws a polar bear I want to tell
him there probably won't any by the time...
he's my age.
That's kinda hard to deal with.
- Thom Yorke

I've never believed that pop music is escapist trash.
There's always a darkness in it, even amidst great pop music.
- Thom Yorke

 

We didn't start out to make a protest record at all.
That would have been too shallow.
As usual, it was simply a case of absorbing what's going on around us.
- Thom Yorke

And I know I'm paranoid and neurotic,
I've made a career out of it.
- Thom Yorke

It is difficult to make political art work.
- Thom Yorke

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Music is more difficult - try naming a political band.
The Dead Kennedys.
The Dead Kennedys are political, but they are more
funny than they are political.
- Thom Yorke

We don't have to stand on a soap-box and preach because
hopefully we're channelling it through the new record.
- Thom Yorke

You think I have the responsibilty...
I have the responsibility to give the fans a good time!
- Thom Yorke

Someone needs to tell the truth, but it shouldn't be my job.
- Thom Yorke

Generally speaking, if people are prepared to stick
their heads above the power pit,
like Zinn says, and absorb what's going on around them,
it makes them think.
- Thom Yorke

My argument would be that I don't think there is much
that's genuinely political art that is good art.
- Thom Yorke

I think we're entering a very dangerous time.
The West has set itself up, decided it's in charge,
not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind.
- Thom Yorke

This was something that was obsessing me and creating a writer's block.
To get involved and get stuck in, get the proper information
about what's going on has really helped.
- Thom Yorke

The people in charge, globally, are maniacs.
They are maniacs, and unless we do something about
it these people are going to deprive us of a future.
- Thom Yorke

My dad spent his whole life getting into fights for
telling what he believed to be the truth.
Basically it comes from my dad-and he's screaming right-wing,
so there you are.
- Thom Yorke

I think the most important thing about music is the sense of escape.
- Thom Yorke

I think sometimes all the charities are doing is mopping up the blood.
It's a shame.
- Thom Yorke

So ultimately, it's idealistic to think that artists
are able to step away from the power of the media and
the way it controls things,
and go on doing their own things.
- Thom Yorke

At home I've got a very puerile, juvenile sense of humour.
- Thom Yorke

Coming from Britain, I was terrified of meeting all these other artists,
because artists over there tend to fight with each other a lot,
the premise being that there's not enough room for everybody.
- Thom Yorke

I think maybe since there isn't a great deal of access
to the mainstream media and people don't understand
the language of mainstream media,
if you put music out there with lyrics that are loosely political,
people absorb some of it and spit it back out.
- Thom Yorke

I don't see it in terms of changing things,
but rather using language and music as weapons for
fighting a mainstream media which is predominately right wing,
and loyal to the political framework and its corporate interests.
- Thom Yorke

I think no artist can claim to have any access to the truth,
or an authentic version of an event.
But obviously they have slightly better means at their
disposal because they have their art to energize whatever
it is they're trying to write about.
They have music.
- Thom Yorke

If we got into a situation where people start burning our records,
then bring it on.
That's the whole point.
The gloaming has begun.
We're in the darkness.
This has happened before.
Go read some history.
- Thom Yorke

Well, I've been reading a lot about the fifty years
since the Second World War,
about Western foreign policy and all that.
I try not to let it get to me, but sometimes I just
think that there's no hope.
- Thom Yorke

I wrote a lot of stuff quickly: pages and pages of
notes that seemed pretty incoherent at first.
Most of it was taken from the radio because -suddenly being a parent-
I'd be confronted by the radio giving a news report every hour of the day.
- Thom Yorke

I grew up under Thatcher.
I grew up believing that I was fundamentally powerless.
Then gradually over the years it occurred to me that
this was actually a very convenient myth for the state.
- Thom Yorke

One of the interesting things here is that the people
who should be shaping the future are politicians.
But the political framework itself is so dead and closed
that people look to other sources,
like artists, because art and music allow people a certain freedom.
- Thom Yorke

Today is your day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows and butterflies out to play,
soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Dance Lightly With Life:
Today is your day to
dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
soar your spirit,
unfurl your joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Even from the darkest night songs of beauty can be born.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I Sing Wild Songs Of Adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to dance lightly with life,
sing wild songs of adventure,
invite rainbows & butterflies out to play,
soar my spirit, and unfurl my joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Touch me in the morning
Then just walk away
We don't have tomorrow
But we had yesterday
- Ron Miller/Michael Masser

Our opportunity is to visualize a kinder world.
To sing glad songs of tomorrow -
imagining a world of love -
of the whole world filled with love.
To offer our hand... often.
To breathe deeply and honor ourselves.
To pause and contemplate... just because.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

Love makes the world go 'round
- an old anonymous proverb,
made popular by the 1958 and 1961 songs

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
- Billy Sunday

My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
- Paulina Rubio

Gather yourself by the sea shore and I will love you there.
Assemble yourself with wild things,
with songs of the sparrow and sea-foam.
Let mad beauty collect itself in your eyes
and it will shine - Calling me.
For I long for a man with nests of wild things in his hair.
A man who will Kiss the Flame.
- Jewel

I was growing up listening to Queen.
Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
- Gary Cherone

There are more love songs than anything else.
If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
- Frank Zappa

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation.
It gets the hurt out in the open into the light,
out of the darkness.
- Reba McEntire

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

I write most of my own lyrics for my album and I am
helping to produce some of the songs as well.
- Lindsay Lohan

Interestingly, songs used to be short,
then they became longer, and now they're getting shorter.
- Casey Kasem

No, we've been performing our old songs a little differently each performance.
- Fred Schneider

The invention of Bob Dylan with his guitar belongs
in its way to the same kind of tradition of something meant to be heard,
as the songs of Homer.
- Robert Fitzgerald

Rather, I believe that it is very good,
if, with the aid of his songs, we can be reminded,
among other things, of the social conditions under
which Schubert had to work.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

I started recording because I was always complaining
about the records that I was getting of my songs.
At least if I did them and messed them up,
I wouldn't have anyone else to blame.
- Randy Newman

In 29 years, I had recorded over 2,200 songs.
I was amazed.
- Kate Smith

I'm 60, and I did 60-year-old women songs.
I'm not trying to be the Hip-Hop Queen,
although I am the original Hip Hop Queen.
- Patti LaBelle

Honestly, when I got to Hollywood I was trying to sell my songs.
- Gregory Harrison

For Ripley I learned to play some songs on the piano,
and I never really played them again.
- Matt Damon

I love the fact that 35 years later,
I still hear my songs on the radio.
- Ronnie Spector

No matter how long you play rock n roll songs might
change just as the balls are there,
the rock balls.
And that's what's important to us.
- Bon Scott

I like it when songs develop in some way.
Four minutes usually isn't enough time for something to develop musically.
- Donald Fagen

I don't know much about God.
But if everything does originate with God,
then certainly songs do as well.
- James Taylor

I translated Beatles songs for my English class.
- Christian Lacroix

In this world of doubt, one thing is certain for me;
that I will go on writing songs up to and -
I hope,
through heavenly means or diabolical -
beyond the day I die.
- Robyn Hitchcock

How do I tell people who I am? Not being a writer,
the only way is to sing songs that reflect my opinions.
- Cass Elliot

We play our Irish songs a bit more loosely.
- Caroline Corr

It's an interesting line that I walk.
The AIDS crisis has done a lot for my songs and made them proliferate,
and my songs have contributed a lot to that cause as well.
- David Friedman

So I learnt a few country western songs,
I bought a chord book, and right away I started writing my own stuff,
which nobody else did that, I don't know why.
- John Fahey

All the songs we do are basically about one of three things:
booze,
sex or rock n roll.
- Bon Scott

I've done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that -
stuff I'm not ashamed of,
but that doesn't represent my legacy with the Pretenders.
- Chrissie Hynde

I found it was really impossible for me to write songs when I couldn't sing.
- Rosanne Cash

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


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