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Nellie McKay Quotes

Its always so nerve-wracking being up there on stage. Its even harder playing in your hometown - and I have a couple of home towns - but, youre playing for all the people you knew in high school, so it causes no small degree of panic in my mind.
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You know, if I can survive marching band, I can survive anything.

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If we went back to the basics of vegetables, legumes, grains - the things closer to the Earth - it's a lot better for the Earth and for other people. We can feed more people, we can feed the starving people.

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I love writing for dancers. You don't have to worry about the lyrics. I think to write words without music must be so frustrating. It must be always be so good, so perfect.

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If you look through the century, certain things have gotten better and certain things have gotten worse. I wouldn't say overall that things have gotten better. I think you could say things have gotten worse, but I don't think you could say that things have gotten better. Overall. You can't say that.

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I'd love to give my music to someone who really likes to wow the crowd. I feel like half the time I just want to hide in the dressing room!

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You can criticize something you strive for, and you can avoid something you dream about.

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I kind of go for the MGM version of every musical style.

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Love is such a fleeting emotion. It's such a small part of the things you do in your life.

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You know, I wanted to get married, and so I - but I, you know, I realize no matter what you want, it's kind of a fantasy.

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I don't listen to much rap, really. I can rarely listen to a whole record of it, because musically, it's very formulaic, and oftentimes it doesn't have the best hooks on every track.

— Nellie McKay

It's always so nerve-wracking being up there on stage. It's even harder playing in your hometown - and I have a couple of home towns - but, you're playing for all the people you knew in high school, so it causes no small degree of panic in my mind.

— Nellie McKay

The civilised cultures are the most cruel. It's the same with education - often it breeds sadistic forms of cruelty.

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My mom. She really encouraged me. That's the trouble with education: Unless you have a really supportive parent, you get left behind.

— Nellie McKay

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