Paul Banks Quotes

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Paul Banks Quotes

If youre playing a one-minute game, I could squeeze in five to six games before anybody walked by my cubicle. So I got really good at blitz, one-minute chess games. But thats kind of like the cheap chess version.
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Jeffrey Lewis sings as though absurdity were truth, and truth absurdity. And I think I agree with him.

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When I say I had a cosmic confidence that we were capable of writing good music, I'm speaking about that time when we met Sam [Fogarino]. Greg [ex-drummer] is actually a really great drummer and a great guy. I never want to sound like I am belittling his contributions in the early days, but when Sam joined, there was an immediacy of, like, "Here we go."

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If time is my vessel, then learning to love might be my way back to sea

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Basically, every band that makes it has some dude with some sense of business. I don't know if our band would've been so successful were it not for Daniel's [Kessler] insight into how things really work. Daniel was the one who was diligently saying, "We should make a demo, send it out, play shows but not too many shows, get on shows with touring bands that are coming to New York."

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I never wanted to start a band to sound like Nirvana.

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If you're an artist, you do what you do, and in a way, you don't even control the core essence of what you do. You try to mold it and develop a style, but the core elements of what you do are just part of who you are.

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The idea of starting a band because of Nirvana and thereby trying to sound like Nirvana is totally not the case.

— Paul Banks

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