Quotes tagged with lyrics (61 quotes found)

Edgar Allan Poe
Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts.
lyrics  poe-singer  # 2910
Sade Adu
Most of my lyrics are little stories about my experiences or those of my friends.
friends  stories  lyrics  # 6541
Ian Anderson
Writing lyrics is part spontaneous, intuitive and part really thought through and carefully analyzed as you write it. It's a mixture of two approaches, and I imagine writing anything is like that, really. Some of it just flows, and you just go with it.
Imagine  lyrics  Carefully  # 13242
Brody Armstrong
I really wanted to work hard on my lyrics.
work  lyrics  # 17327
Michael Azerrad
I have this theory, bands with enigmatic lyrics attract crazies.
Theory  Bands  lyrics  # 21450
Sebastian Bach
I write my lyrics into the computer and I hum my music into the dictaphone.
music  Computer  lyrics  # 22315
Travis Barker
We all write the music, and then Mark and Tom write the lyrics.
music  Mark  lyrics  # 27429
Matt Berninger
Lyrics need to be good, but they don't need to be obvious right away.
good  obvious  lyrics  # 37296
Matt Berninger
Usually, writing lyrics for me is like bleeding drop by drop from the forehead.
Drop  lyrics  bleeding  # 37298
Matt Berninger
When it comes to lyrics, I just write down a lot of things, and only a very tiny fraction of it, I think, is any good.
good  lyrics  Tiny  # 37308
Frank Black
The first thing that inspires any song is a chord progression. When I have one I really like, I get into the lyrics even more.
song  lyrics  Inspires  # 40745
Michael Bolton
It's a combination of melody and lyrics, not one without the other. It's a confluence of these different elements that makes something powerful.
Powerful  Elements  lyrics  # 44978
Jeff Buckley
The Smiths hasn't been equaled. That goes for the composition of the songs, the lyrics, and the performance.
Goes  songs  lyrics  # 57276
Jim Capaldi
For me, naming bands was the forerunner to really writing lyrics, because I work off titles.
work  Bands  lyrics  # 65858
Nick Cave
I write hate lyrics really well. It's not every day you can use them, really.
hate  Use  lyrics  # 71250
Will Champion
A lot of the time there is a lot of melancholy in the lyrics.
time  melancholy  lyrics  # 72607