Facts about Duncan Sheik

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Duncan Sheik is a famous Musician from USA, he/she is still alive and was born November 18, 1969.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Duncan.

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Famous quotes by Duncan Sheik (32)


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"My first two records were more energetic; Phantom Moon is subtle, quiet; so these various reactions are just something I expected"
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"I'm fortunate I have this coterie of musicians around me to help take music to next level. Being surrounded by so much creative energy, so many creative people really feeds that creativity in me"
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"And frankly, when I made that record, hit songs were not what I was trying to achieve"
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"I think my Buddhist practice has a profound influence on my life and encompasses my creative projects"
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"I started playing music at a pretty young age"
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"Simon Hale, the British arranger, does all string and wood arrangements on my records"
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"Lately I've been a workaholic. I'm in the studio all the time and I've helped to produce a couple of artists"
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"I'd have these weird experiences where I'd just be walking down the street with this chord progression in my head, this happened more than a few times, and I'd walk home and find a fax in my machine and it would match the music in my head"
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"I wouldn't say that I've had a tough life by any stretch of the imagination"
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"I got a publishing deal with BMG, they were supportive, and some money to record demos"
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"I privilege the music over the lyrics"
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"I certainly wouldn't say that my life is a disaster, but there have been moments where I've felt like that"
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"I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that"
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"My second record was all about big ideas - I was trying to make big statements about the culture, about life. I think in a certain way, I was a 27 year old kid with a guitar"
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"Happy music doesn't tend to move me much"
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"For my second record I had gotten ProTools (program) and started to familiar myself with hard disc recording"
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"It's inevitable your environment will influence what you do"
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"If I were to do this over I'd play a lot more shows before I made a record"
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"I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit"
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"I actually think sadness and darkness can be very beautiful and healing"
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"Ultimately, if I'm really moved by something, it's going to go on the record and that's that"
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"Things come to me pretty regularly. There is never a shortage or a backlog"
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"I'm a pretty big P.J. Harvey record fan and you can really hear New York in his record"
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"I think in a way I was probably completely naive about what it takes to make something become a hit"
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"I actually am always a music first person"
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"But I can't really say there is too much modern music that I'm blown away by at this moment"
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"I mean, at the end of the day when I'm making a record, what I want to do is what I do"
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"I make the kind of music I like"
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"I feel fortunate about being able to make the music I want to make and getting away with it"
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"But really important, perhaps most important is the craft; how you make your record, the creation of these sonic worlds you want your listener to hear"
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"Because of my Buddhist practice, I'm never lacking for inspiration"
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"A real foolproof way to do it is play your stuff by hook or by crook and build up a grass roots following"


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