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15 quotations by Nick Lowe

QuoteYou've got to really know your song, inside and out.Quote

QuoteWhen punk rock came along, the one thing you were not supposed to be was musical.Quote

QuoteThey tell me I produced songs. I just stood in the back, wore a good suit and said, Yeah, that's happening.Quote

QuoteThese days, rock 'n' roll is much more about rock than about roll. I don't do rock. But I'm interested in that roll part, because that's the funny little bit that makes it hip.Quote

QuoteThe number of contemporary artists who appeal to me is infinitesimal.Quote

QuoteIn the '70s, you had to come up with an album every year whether you were ready or not.Quote

QuoteIf anyone comes along, I'm more than happy to welcome them, but I'm not interested in world domination.Quote

QuoteIf a hit came along, I wouldn't be unhappy about that. But I'm a bit too old for that now-doing videos and all those types of TV shows. I've kind of done all that, in the '70s.Quote

QuoteI suppose I was waiting until I was old enough to have some sort of experience to sing about. When you're young, it's hard to sing the blues. Nobody believes you.Quote

QuoteI like being a big fish in a small pond. I'm not interested in a huge audience because it brings headaches.Quote

QuoteGoing to Nashville to meet the in-laws was the first time when I'd been in America and not been seen as some sort of eccentric character with a cute accent.Quote

QuoteElvis Costello had a brand new bag. He was a musician, but he knew all about the attitude part of it.Quote

QuoteBe a military flier or be in a band; those were the two hippest things I could imagine.Quote

QuoteAs long as my body holds out, I'll be grooving when I'm 70, and not some sort of horrible spectacle.Quote

QuoteAll those years we'd spent learning these chops, and all those gigs in Germany where you'd play all night, and along comes punk. It has nothing to do with that. A lot of people went out of business.Quote