Gavin Rossdale Famous Quotes & Sayings

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58 Gavin Rossdale Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I was pretty taken with Patti Smith, she was my heroine. I was pretty taken with Patti Smith, she was my heroine.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Well, I'm English, so it's intimidating to step anywhere. I used to be painfully shy. Well, I'm English, so it's intimidating to step anywhere. I used to be painfully shy. I wouldn't say that I'm painfully shy anymore. But if I have the option of sitting on the edge of a circle, I will.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Lyrics are really important for me. Lyrics are really important for me.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I'm just thrilled and kind of honored that I still get the chance to do I'm just thrilled and kind of honored that I still get the chance to do what I love, because that really is the definition of success.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: We recorded our first CD, Sixteen Stone, with a small budget and never dreamed that We recorded our first CD, Sixteen Stone, with a small budget and never dreamed that we would enjoy such a high success. It was simply fantastic.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: As an artist, you're pretty sheltered backstage. You often don't know what's going on out As an artist, you're pretty sheltered backstage. You often don't know what's going on out there.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Being real is what is important. Being real is what is important.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I can make no apologies for following my heart. I can make no apologies for following my heart.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: It's like a relay race of being ignored. It is really challenging, but whenever I It's like a relay race of being ignored. It is really challenging, but whenever I get asked that stuff, I feel really self-conscious about it. I feel really lucky because we have a lot of help. When I first began to be a dad with Gwen [Stefani], I was amazed at what she went through.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I am really addicted to music. I am really addicted to music.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Every time I try to disown that concept for myself, which is a really healthy Every time I try to disown that concept for myself, which is a really healthy perspective, they bring it back all the time. It's so serious and so real and so tangible that you don't want to taint it with anything other than the thing itself. I was tickled pink with my very zen self, walking around saying that I made a record because I wanted to make a record. That's so beautiful. It's like a haiku poem. That takes away all the tension and the expectation. I just want to try to do something interesting.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I've always thought that you just make everything as best as you can, and then, I've always thought that you just make everything as best as you can, and then, one day, people will look objectively at what you do, from a distance, and see its quality. All you try to do is keep the standard up so that, one day, when I sit back and I look at it all, I can feel really good about it.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work. Take whoever I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work. Take whoever you want. They all work bloody hard, harder than you think.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: For the sound we produce, everybody is equally important. Each of us has a very For the sound we produce, everybody is equally important. Each of us has a very different personality and that is what keeps Bush alive.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Those times when I play on stage in front of lots of people, it's such Those times when I play on stage in front of lots of people, it's such an unusual and borderline unhealthy process, even though I love it and I really do it with humility. I don't have serfs getting me grapes after, or things like that.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Only the guys who never made it and will never make it in the U.S. Only the guys who never made it and will never make it in the U.S. need to put up the front that they don't care about America.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: The Beatles, the Small Faces and the Kinks were great bands, but that was in The Beatles, the Small Faces and the Kinks were great bands, but that was in the '60s.
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Gavin Rossdale Sayings: In a band that works out well, everybody has a certain role to fulfill. In a band that works out well, everybody has a certain role to fulfill.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: The more I talk about things, the more I understand myself. The more I talk about things, the more I understand myself.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: There's nothing worse than someone coming up to me and going Oh God, I really There's nothing worse than someone coming up to me and going Oh God, I really love your hair.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I love seeing the fans of the music that I make. I love seeing the fans of the music that I make.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I love playing live, I don't like studios all that much. I need the reaction I love playing live, I don't like studios all that much. I need the reaction of the audience.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: By just passing through things, I continue to slightly limit myself. I want the jobs By just passing through things, I continue to slightly limit myself. I want the jobs that don't say that much. I'm often the stepping stone or the conduit from one thing to another. I love the idea of existing in a film and growing and having bigger arcs, and being in scenes where you're just being, as opposed to talking. That' one of my ambitions, lying ahead.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I quite like Low, the band from Minnesota. They're absolutely mesmerizing. I get much the I quite like Low, the band from Minnesota. They're absolutely mesmerizing. I get much the same feeling from anything that Will Oldham does.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: When I first began to write, I was writing on bass, because I was thinking When I first began to write, I was writing on bass, because I was thinking more Public Image, more dub.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I think it's pretty normal that there are a lot of people out there who I think it's pretty normal that there are a lot of people out there who don't like us.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I'd love a drug that was good for you, I was thinking about ecstacy with I'd love a drug that was good for you, I was thinking about ecstacy with Vitamin B.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I always work hard to have a very close connection to the fans. I always work hard to have a very close connection to the fans.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: If you just keep your head down and just try and do your thing, sometimes If you just keep your head down and just try and do your thing, sometimes magic happens.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Playing live, you can't survive, certainly not in England. We used to work daytime jobs Playing live, you can't survive, certainly not in England. We used to work daytime jobs and play gigs at night. It was very exhausting.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: The day before I left to fly in New York, I went in the ocean The day before I left to fly in New York, I went in the ocean and was just lying on my black looking up at the sky, which was that Hawaii blue. Just that moment was worth the entire thing. The ocean is everything. It can heal you.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: It's pretty hard to make out what's going to be a commercial success and what's It's pretty hard to make out what's going to be a commercial success and what's not.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Who doesn't love Game of Thrones? Sons of Anarchy is funny and thug-ish. I love Who doesn't love Game of Thrones? Sons of Anarchy is funny and thug-ish. I love Shameless. I just sit with my hat tipped, waiting for something to happen, more than going out after the shows.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity. For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Women are part of the reason for washing and keeping clean, aren't they? Women are part of the reason for washing and keeping clean, aren't they?
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I don't see myself as the boss. I sing and write the songs, and it I don't see myself as the boss. I sing and write the songs, and it would feel strange if somebody else wrote the lyrics I sang.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I have always been fascinated by dark and mysterious stuff. I guess I have a I have always been fascinated by dark and mysterious stuff. I guess I have a pretty dark and gloomy side. Writing songs saves me from going completely gonzo.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: A happy wife is a happy life. A happy wife is a happy life.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Somehow, something is always suffering. Someone is always losing out somehow. If you pick one Somehow, something is always suffering. Someone is always losing out somehow. If you pick one kid up, you're not picking the other one up. You just try to minimize those small let-downs because, in a way, life is a series of let-downs from everyone, all the time. We don't mean it, but it happens. So, I just try to minimize that and spread them wide.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: It's so natural you just fall into it and you find your way. It's terrifying It's so natural you just fall into it and you find your way. It's terrifying and exciting, and brilliant.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Any reaction is better than none. Any reaction is better than none.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Dub and reggae ... I play that a lot around the house. Dub and reggae ... I play that a lot around the house.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: As much as we all love playing live, it's not normal to be on the As much as we all love playing live, it's not normal to be on the road all the time, to have no home.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I always wrote about things that were important to me. I think our past success I always wrote about things that were important to me. I think our past success showed that it was also important for a lot of others.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I think people are too hard on the Pistols. The Pistols started the whole punk I think people are too hard on the Pistols. The Pistols started the whole punk thing and never saw much money.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I was in rock music in London when it was the height of Brit pop, I was in rock music in London when it was the height of Brit pop, with The Kinks revival and Suede and Blur and Oasis, and all of those really great bands that were of a certain style. If I'd really been smart and commercially minded, I would have just got myself a blazer and some Stay Press and some Fred Perry tops, and just gone out and tried to do it like everyone else. Instead, I did this ridiculous thing of trying to do this music.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: When I was lucky enough to be successful, I distanced myself completely from the whole When I was lucky enough to be successful, I distanced myself completely from the whole thing of units and selling copies. I just wanted to keep everyone who comes to see me happy. I spend so much time after my shows talking to people who come from all over the world to see me. I'll go out and sign a picture and have a chat.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: It goes without saying that what a girl goes through, boys could not even comprehend. It goes without saying that what a girl goes through, boys could not even comprehend. If we get the flu, we need a week. We're idiots. But what was the most powerful realization to me was, how do single mothers with a low income cope? I can't complain about my dumb life. That's what was most revelatory to me.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I love what I'm doing most of the time, but it's hard work. People only I love what I'm doing most of the time, but it's hard work. People only see your albums in the charts. They see us at award shows and after-show parties. They don't know about your doubts, the hard work that goes in.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I'm not a workaholic, but I was a bit manic, I have to confess. I'm not a workaholic, but I was a bit manic, I have to confess.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Bob Dylan has a way with words that simply blows me away. When he forgets Bob Dylan has a way with words that simply blows me away. When he forgets his lyrics he just makes up new ones on the spot, that is what I called talented!
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: It's a very selfish time. When I'm here at home, my responsibilities are far greater. It's a very selfish time. When I'm here at home, my responsibilities are far greater. I'm forced to be way more selfless. My priorities are so far down the list that it's hard to see them. And yet, when I'm on tour, I basically have to get the show right, every night, but the days are really constructed around selfish activities for self-improvement, or not. That's where I feel guilty because I know that life is going on full-speed when I'm not around.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols were heroes for me. I used to run around like Johnny Rotten. I had a jacket like his.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: But it is really, really fun to just change it up some and to absolutely But it is really, really fun to just change it up some and to absolutely be a very small spoke on a big wheel, and to just be a part of that and contribute to something that people can enjoy.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: Most people who are on the road are pretty damaged. It's an escapist's life. It's Most people who are on the road are pretty damaged. It's an escapist's life. It's not a life that forces you to look in the mirror at where you're at and what you're doing. It's one where you leave the mirror behind. I think that appeals to something in all of us. On the open road, all of your regrets are out the window.
Gavin Rossdale Sayings: The person I love would never wear fur. Fur just makes me think of shallow The person I love would never wear fur. Fur just makes me think of shallow women who have no conscience. The fur industry belongs to a time when people were selfish beyond belief. If you were some ancient tribal cheiftain, and there was not a department store nearby 350 years ago, I'd understand. But now, we have synthetic fibers,and it's not necessary. The elitism of fur makes me wanna puke.