Quotes with tag:
The only band that we have never played with but have always wanted to is the Rolling Stones.
I was gonna be a cosmetologist. I didn’t really want to. I wanted to be in a band. It kind of worked out.
I started making music with my band in the ’80s, so I am more product of post punk than classical music, and I have always carried on this way.
I went to a boarding school when I was 13, and it was a very arty school, so there was an opportunity for a lot more. I joined a band and so on. We would do concerts at school, and I would play cover tunes and thought, ‘This is really great.’
As good as I am, I’m nothing without my band.
It was very difficult for me to be the only lyricist in the band.
I really like The Vamps. I’m friends with a couple of the guys from the band, so that’s fun.
In high school, I played in a Rush cover band.
I am not opposed to doing a side project, like Death Cab for Cutie, where it’s completely different from my own band.
The Beatles are the most credible band in the history of music.
When you’re in a band that’s so big when you’re young, you kind of lose your identity a little bit. You just become part of the band. I just needed to get away from it.
Some people even went off to form another band, Power Station.
As Andy says, being in this band in the early 1980s made you feel like you were part of a pizza. We were always one of the band, one of Duran Duran, or one of the Taylors.
Sometimes the problem is not the people in the band, but the people around the band.
Shoe Suede Blues is ten years old this year. The Band consists of four members.