With Sumthin Else Music Works, I wanted to spread the love and give newcomers a chance to make it because something that really helped me were all the people who had given me an opportunity when I was putting my career together.— Nile Rodgers
Gorgeous Music Career quotations
Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
I think that there is a lot of power in a gay guy having a really (hopefully) successful music career while just being completely openly gay and honest and happy.
I try to look at this music career thing as the means to an end.
And really, at the end of it, I see myself on a sailboat, sailing off the edge of the world.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
I think one of the worst things schools have done is taken out all of the stuff like art, music, woodworking, sewing, cooking, welding, auto-shop. All these things you can turn into careers. How can you get interested in these careers if you don't try them on a little bit?
I don't believe in competing, because there's room for everyone.
You have to compete with yourself, because your duty to grow as a human being and keeping your humility is much more important than your music career. You can get money, women, travels, but all that's an illusion.
My advice would be if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
Country music fans are the best everywhere and they've always made me feel like I'm at home, no matter what zip code I'm in. I just want to thank them from the bottom of my heart for blessing me with such an incredible career that I truly enjoy.
I never wanted to really make a career out of doing Christian music exclusively, but I love it to my core. I love music. I love what I'm doing now.
I should think that being my old lady would be all the satisfaction or career any woman needs.
The earth has music for those who listen.
My dad wanted me to play when I was a kid, so I learned to play the guitar.
I pursued a career in music because I love it so much and I enjoy what it does to those who hear it.
The world must be filled with unsuccessful musical careers like mine, and it's probably a good thing. We don't need a lot of bad musicians filling the air with unnecessary sounds. Some of the professionals are bad enough.
The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day.
Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.
The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.
So, through all that early professional career I would occasionally do a musical, a pantomime or a play with songs. The next stop would be a Shakespeare, or an Ibsen, or a play by a brand new writer who had never done anything in the theater before.
I'm hopefully touring with Colin Baker next year in Perfect Strangers.
I have performed with Sylvia Simms in poetry and music evenings. I would love to do those for the rest of my career - they are so fun and witty.
People are like Music, some speak the truth and other are just noise
Even though there's no forum for me on the radio for the kind of music I sing anymore, I am still excited about having a career where I can sing the best music in the world, and people will come and hear me because of the hit records I've had in the past.
Other people want a career or success because they think that will help them find their personal life somewhere. I've done it the other way around. What I have is what everybody else is looking for. I know I've got it made. I know I'm a very lucky man. That came first. Then the music and the career just kind of took care of themselves.
Ego is my career. Rap music is all ego.
Music is the emotional life of most people.
I did ballet, jazz and flamenco from when I was five years old.
And my professional career started with dancing in musicals.
Country music fans are extremely passionate and loyal.
It seems that country artists have longer-lasting careers because the fans stick with the artists through thick and thin.
Like all soul singers, I grew up singing in church but sometimes I would leave early and sit in the car listening to gospel band, The Blind Boys of Alabama. Hearing their lead singer Clarence made me connect the idea of church and show business and see how I could make a career singing music that stirred the soul.
One good thing about music. When it hits you, you feel no pain.
I would be devastated if my son could not have music as part of his curriculum in school. It should not be a choice between culture and technical training - well-rounded students and graduates will make appropriate choices for their careers, but they must also be trained to make appropriate social choices.
Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music.
'Classic' music eliminates the conductor; we do not remember him in it.
I can't say enough good things about my band.
I feel very fortunate that I found them when I did, very early in my career. Not only are they just great, nice guys; they're some of the best musicians you're likely to find. They do everything from gangsta rap to polka music and every genre in between. It's amazing.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
I've lost things bigger than my music career.
I definitely want my career to continue to branch out.
I've had the pleasure of working in different areas of entertainment, from being in the music business as a teenager in a girl group to doing Broadway.
Country music in the mid-'90s was a big influence on my career, and I played all the songs that are referenced in '94' back in my club days. Joe Diffie was rocking a sick mullet, and he was hotter than ever... just putting out monster hit after monster hit. It totally takes me back to those days, and it makes me smile every time I hear it.
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
Music should be an integral part of one's life, but how one is able to access it or use it as a career vehicle will always remain in question.
We're in the dark ages if J-Lo can have a music career because of her ass.
And let's face it, that's it.
If I had grown up in any place but New Orleans, I don't think my career would have taken off. I wouldn't have heard the music that was around this town. There was so much going on when I was a kid.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
I'm desperate to start a career in music.
One element of Madonna's career that really takes center stage is how many times she's reinvented herself. It's easier to stay in one look, one comfort zone, one musical style. It's inspiring to see someone whose only predictable quality is being unpredictable.
My career at Warner Brothers consisted of one musical short subject.
I was running around in a bear skin. Very chic.
I used to play a few instruments including guitar and snare drums, but I think a musical background is an important part of a career. If you start out playing instruments you create a better instinct and feeling for music.
Throughout her career, Ana Barbara has cultivated endless hits;
each of her albums was a true musical surprise... this is why today she is honored with the title of Queen of Grupero.