Taylor Hawkins Quotes

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Taylor Hawkins Quotes

Im just not somebody who can sit around doing nothing, and all of us in the Foo Fighters have our own things outside of the band. Im not going to use the cliche that those outlets bring us back fresh and with new ideas, but what I will say is that it keeps us all feeling free - and that creative freedom is a very positive thing.
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'Boy,' 'October,' 'War,' 'The Unforgettable Fire' and 'The Joshua Tree,' those records, they're part of my musical DNA and structure.

— Taylor Hawkins

In the studio you can auto tune vocals, and with drums, you can put them on a grid and make them perfect. I hate that sound. When someone hands me a record and the drums are perfectly gridded and the vocals are perfectly auto tuned, I throw it out the window. I have no interest in rock music being like that.

— Taylor Hawkins

The drummer is stereotypically the dumb guy. Maybe that's why I always respect drummers who do more than drum.

— Taylor Hawkins

Why go on vacation when work is so much more fun.

— Taylor Hawkins

The Alanis Morissette tour, everybody thinks that was all sitting around, lighting candles and talking intelligently about synergy and big words. That band was so gnarly. We were such scumbags. Alanis had no idea. We were like Van Halen.

— Taylor Hawkins

America is tough for rock music. Rock n' roll used to be the main music for the youth, and it's not so much anymore. It's hip-hop and stuff.

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I know I'm not Freddie Mercury or Ann Wilson, and that's okay. You don't have to be a great singer to sing rock and roll. That's not what it's about.

— Taylor Hawkins

I've been lucky enough to have fulfilled so many ambitions, and gone way past anything I ever thought I would do. I could never have imagined the career that I've had with the Foo Fighters - playing stadiums and having songs on the radio. It's amazing, and my goal is really just to carry on playing.

— Taylor Hawkins

I only started playing piano because I had chickenpox when I was about 14 and wasn't allowed to play my drums for a whole week ... We had a piano in the house, so I just sat down and played that instead.

— Taylor Hawkins

I think that debut albums are supposed to sound sort of raw. You don't want to record 'Sgt. Pepper's' as your first album, because where do you go from there?

— Taylor Hawkins

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