Neil Young Quotes

Enjoy the top 279 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Neil Young.

Neil Young Quotes

I can get away with saying a lot of ideas that are young and naive. Im liberated.
— Neil Young —

I was not doing what I was told to do. And they sued me for making music "uncharacteristic of Neil Young." That was Geffen Rocords' biggeest mistake, I think. The mistakes all started when I caved and didn't give them Island in the Sun. They wanted me to be commercially successful, and I wanted to be an artist expressing myself-those two goals are not always compatible. I was expecting to have the same artistic freedom that I had at Asylum Records, but Geffen Records wanted me to be a smash, selling millions of records. Most important, Geffen was not a hands-on at Geffen Records. He had other people doing that. It showed.

— Neil Young

I can get away with saying a lot of ideas that are young and naive. I'm liberated.

— Neil Young

It's going to take a lot of love to make things work out right.

— Neil Young

A lot of people that buy vinyl today don't realise that they're listening to CD masters on vinyl and that's because the record companies have figured out that people want vinyl, And they're only making CD masters in digital, so all the new products that come out on vinyl are actually CDs on vinyl, which is really nothing but a fashion statement.

— Neil Young

The money needed to run for office, the money spent on lobbying by special interests, the ever-increasing economic disparity, and the well-funded legislative decisions, all favor corporate interests over the people.

— Neil Young

We live in the digital age and, unfortunately, it's degrading our music, not improving it It's not that digital is bad or inferior, it's that the way it's being used isn't doing justice to the art. The MP3 only has 5 percent of the data present in the original recording. ... The convenience of the digital age has forced people to choose between quality and convenience, but they shouldn't have to make that choice.

— Neil Young

Remember when you used to watch TV in the Sixties and you'd see Perry Como in a cashmere sweater? That's what rock 'n' roll is becoming. It's your parents' music.

— Neil Young

Let's roll for justice, let's roll for truth. Let's not let our children grow up fearful in their youth.

— Neil Young

Was he a doper or was he just a loser?

— Neil Young

Cocaine eyes won't hide your face.

— Neil Young

We don't build a record. We're taking a picture of it. We're not building an image; we're capturing an image.

— Neil Young

It's a robust time, probably the most fertile time for the underground and for revolution since Nixon. I'm not talking about political overthrow; I'm talking about just general cultural revolution. Bush has polarised the country and is creating this breeding ground for an opposition. In the next couple of months, they'll probably make it unpatriotic to be Democrat. It's pretty crazy.

— Neil Young

Imagination is my best friend.

— Neil Young

Neil Young Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Neil Young quotes? Click on image of Neil Young quotes to view full size.

Neil Young Quotes Pictures 1
Neil Young Quotes Pictures 2
Neil Young Quotes Pictures 3
Neil Young Quotes Pictures 4