quote by David Bowie

Pixies and Sonic Youth were so important to the eighties.

— David Bowie

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Sonic youth quote Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Each member does whatever they want with the song and it totally changes it from whatever idea I hear around it. It turns it into a Sonic Youth song and completely away from it being a solo song.

We were like psychedelic folk combined with Sonic Youth's noise.

Sonic youth quote The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem th

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

We were like psychedelic folk combined with Sonic Youth's noise.

There's only so many small shows you can do.

A lot of the smaller things are more side project things. Not everything is appropriate for Sonic Youth to do.

I'm not saying Sonic Youth was a conceptual-art project for me, but in a way it was an extension of Warhol. Instead of making criticism about popular culture, as a lot of artists do, I worked within it to do something.

Sonic youth quote The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

Lyric writing is an interesting process in Sonic Youth.

There's three people writing now, and we've all had a lot of interest and involvement with expression through words

I got really passionate about music with early Smiths and Joy Division.

And New Order, Sonic Youth, Cramps...kind of right across the board, whatever fell underground. Kraftwerk...it was really mixed. Quite confusing, I suppose, but it just felt good.

Pearl Jam is a band I have a lot of respect for.

Nirvana and Sonic Youth I feel the same way about. Mumford & Sons, My Morning Jacket, Wilco, Givers, and Foo Fighters are just some of my favorites. I respect bands that give me something of themselves that I can feel. ("Posing" bands turn me off generally speaking.) It all has to do with a feeling I have about them. That is what music is to me, a feeling. It's similar with people too.

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