The blues is something separate from what I do. They connect at certain spots, but blues is different. I wouldn't put it in with what my career has been. That would be a whole separate wing.— Bob Mould
The most empowering Bob Mould quotes that will inspire your inner self
I think also there was a lot of coming to terms with where I am in life, where I fit in as a gay man in America, and getting more comfortable with who I am.
Once you've said it, you can't put it back.
So choose your words carefully in heated moments in personal relationships. Anything you say, people have feelings. If you're thinking something, you keep thinking it and it just sort of slides out, it's gonna happen.
You're surrounded by electronic music in New York.
I mean New York is one of the few places in North America where electronic music is the prevalent form.
There's so many companies that are spending so much money on 17-year-olds.
.. I can't compete with that. I'm not that guy anymore, they can't dress me up and roll me out there and make me look good. I am what I am!
In this world, I've got no choice: there is nothing left at all;
and you don't notice, but that's all right: you don't know what it's like.
How do I explain Neil Young? Great question! I explain Neil Young as, I would kill to see his acoustic shows.
How can you qualify the difference between a sin and a lie.
Business is business. You know how that works. Because stations run on ad money. If they're playing a gay artist, then ad money dries up. So they have to be careful.
When the business starts shaping the art, or the delivery of the art, then it's not right.
You can realign people's physical chemistry with sound.
I have music in my head constantly. I have to have a soundtrack in my head.
When I'm winning, winning, winning with a certain way why would I mess with that? When I realised there was lot to be gained from failing in some people's eyes, it made it all the more interesting!
I don't like the dislocation of being away for months at a time.
It's not conducive to having a life.
There's enough drama in my life whether I want it or not.
There's enough going on right now to keep my head spinning all the time.
...Everything you hate is everything that you created.
There are a lot of people, especially the younger generation who don't feel that they need to support the artists by buying their music because they grew up learning that record companies are evil.