"Band" Sayings and Quotes
Everybody knows, when you have a band, there's always going to be a hierarchy, and there's always going to be some issue where ego gets involved and causes some kind of shake-up.
In the band Semi-Precious Weapons, I got to sing, wear, and say exactly what I wanted for ten years.
For any band that ends up becoming really big, yeah, hard work has something to do with it, but a lot of it is just pure luck.
Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards. They were in a band together, though they also had regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that.
The band set up in January and just started rehearsing. If there was a song, we'd just rehearse it as a band, and it would get arranged as a band, and it got changed around a lot.
I have to hear more live instrumentation, more band and more funk, and I don't hear enough of it, so I created it myself.
We had so many friends who did the band thing, and one of their first moves was to go on tour, and they'd just blow all their money.
One of the things I've always personally tried to stress with this band was to have some kind of visual aspect and to be consistent with it - like, not to change.
'A Small Band' was commissioned for the facade of the Central Pavilion at the Fifty-Sixth Venice Biennale in 2013.
It's an often-asked question, 'Why did all these spotty white English boys suddenly start playing blues in the '60s?' It was recognized as this kind of vibrant music and when I first started playing in a blues band I just wanted to bring it to a wider public who hadn't really heard it.