For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
By : Paula Cole
I wanted to bring back that big, ballad type of music that we used to love so much. Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, when they first came out, that's what I grew up singing.
By : LaToya London
I don't play pyrotechnic scales. I play about frustration, patience, anger. Music is an extension of my soul.
By : Dick Dale
People whose understanding and taste in literature, painting, and music are beyond question are, for the most part, ignorant of what is good or bad art in the theater.
By : Minnie Maddern Fiske
People say my music is English. I don't know what it is. Maybe it's not me writing English music, but that English music is becoming more like me.
By : Harrison Birtwistle
There's a basic rule which runs through all kinds of music, kind of an unwritten rule. I don't know what it is. But I've got it.
By : Ron Wood
The stores and the things like that, the business side of things came out at the point when, I'd say probably in the early '70s, it looked like the year of the singer-songwriter was over, 'cause music changed in our time and the spotlight was out.
By : Jimmy Buffett
We don't really talk about music that much, to be honest with you. It's not some I usually - I can't really talk about other people's tracks never mind my own.
By : Sean Booth
If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings.
By : Billy Joel