Real music lovers are actually my favourite kind of people because they like to know, rather than just be told what to think.— Prince
Helpful Real Music quotations
Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling.
No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music.
I am very happy to be alive. There is much fun to be had. Music, movies, books, paintings, drawingsI hope you have these things where you are. If you have them, what does the real world matter anyway?
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.
Real music is always revolutionary, for it cements the ranks of the people;
it arouses them and leads them onward.
Country music to me is heartfelt music that speaks to the common man.
It is about real life stories with rather simple melodies that the average person can follow. Country music should speak directly and simply about the highs and lows of life. Something that anyone can relate to.
Once over there [Balkans], I felt extremely patriotic.
Here are these people, from 18-year-olds to military veterans, enduring real duress for the cause of peace. I don't ever want to play for a regular audience again, only military folks who are starving for music.
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA.
Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music.
The music I like to play is Rock 'N Roll.
I like to rock like a wild animal. I like to rock it well enough to whip a yak's ass. I love to rock it good on a horse's ass. I like to rock it real hard. I love to rock it all the way to Russia. I like to kick out the Jazz and kick it out all the way.
With the Stray Cats at least, we really took the music somewhere else.
First, we wrote our own songs. That's a real weak point in modern classics if you do rockabilly or blues.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
Buy real records in real shops, or I'll come round your house and scream at your mother.
I don't believe in geniuses, I believe in hard work.
Sometimes the music just has to tell the story without you trying to tell the story. It depends on the type of music you want to make. If it makes you feel good and party then you go with that. If it makes you feel like speaking on something real and doing a story then it's the beat just has to have the story.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
I've never had a real job in my life.
I didn't learn anything, I was terrible at school. It was just this thing. Music was all I wanted to do.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
It is a real piece of art if you can make a waltz sound like it is the easiest piece of music to play, because it's really not.
The earth has music for those who listen.
I got caught up on drugs for a few years, I'm off it, I'm very happy, got two kids and a family and everything. And like I said I'm making the underground music, and keeping it real.
Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind.
.. but as a path for realisation and salvation.
Music is a tool. Lighting is a tool. Power point is a tool. Getting those things right is not the goal. God is the goal. Those are just tools. And we can real easily turn into worshippers of all the tools, rather than remembering that this is simply a tool to get the job done which is to help connect people with God and to help inspire people.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
You know, one of the tragedies of real life is that there is no background music.
The songs that I've written about Africa, and AIDS and HIV and about the power of humanitarian love, those songs, I'm gonna sing them because I know that it's real.
Music can also be a sensual pleasure, like eating food or sex.
But its highest vibration for me is that point of taking us to a real understanding of something in our nature which we can very rarely get at. It is a spiritual state of oneness.
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
Writing songs out of my faith was a real natural progression.
I grew up singing in my dad's choir and singing with my family. Christian music became the music that I identified myself with and was a way that I expressed my faith. Even at a public school I would take my Christian music in and play it for my friends.
I prefer to learn everything through music.
If you want divinity, the music in every human being and their love for music is pretty much it. It's the big indication of their spirituality and their ability to love and make love, or feel pain or joy, and really manifest it, really be real.
Music is supposed to be entertaining and if it touches you emotionally, so much the better. Sometimes you do it to save your own life, not anybody else's. That's why I write. I'm not trying to change anybody else's life or the world, I'm trying to keep from blowing my own brains out. That's the real point.
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
Never lose faith in real rock and roll music.
Never lose faith in that. You might have to look a little harder, but it's always going to be there.
The beauty of me is that I'm very rich.
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music, they just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male.
Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.
The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations.
The world is part of our own self and we are a part of its suffering wholeness.
Until we go to the root of our image of separateness, there can be no healing ... Only when our feet learn once again how to walk in a sacred manner, and our hearts hear the real music of creation, can we bring the world back into balance.
When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
By the combination of lines and colors, under the pretext of some motif taken from nature, I create symphonies and harmonies that represent nothing absolutely real in the ordinary sense of the word but are intended to give rise to thoughts as music does.
If you look at music, you see theme, variation, you see symmetry, asymmetry, you see structure, and these are related to skills in the real world.
To me, it's always a joy to create music no matter what it takes to actually get there. The real evils are always whatever stops you from doing that - like if your CPU is spiking and you have to sit there and bounce all your MIDI to audio. Now that's annoying!
If you're a real hip-hop fan and a real street music fan, and you just love good music, you're gonna play it from top to bottom, and you're gonna get the concept, you're gonna get the story of my life, you're gonna be entertained, you're gonna dance you're gonna feel emotion, you're gonna get the truth, whether you like it or hate it.
My craziest ideas come from cartoons.
I approach music by taking that cartoon extreme and the real life extreme and finding somewhere in the middle. The animated element lures people in, but the real-life substance puts the nail in the coffin.