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Colin Hay Quotes

I love going up the West Coast of the U. S. because its one of my favorite parts of the world to tour.
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I tried talking to Jesus, but he just put me on hold ...

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I had a very strange career. I mean I went from playing to 150,000 people in 1983/84. Three or four years later I was playing to four people, you know, in Melbourne. I thought - bit strange, you know bit odd, bit erratic.

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I just found over the years that it's very hard to change people's perception of what it is that you do.

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I don't walk off and come back for encores. I figure I can add four weeks to my life that way.

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I feel pretty comfortable in a lot of different musical styles. I like rhythm, and I like melody and so forth.

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I play in a lot of empty rooms.

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I used to drink a lot. I had to stop drinking because it was getting the better of me, and I replaced that with really doing shows.

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I'd love to have a hit record. I don't believe anyone that says they wouldn't like that.

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I suppose ever since I was about 14, I remember listening to "Sgt. Pepper's," and I remember thinking, "how do you possibly write songs like that?" I remember starting to try and write songs around that age, but just sitting around with an acoustic guitar, and try to come up with ideas for songs, and that's just what I've done ever since. I just never really stopped doing that, I suppose.

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I find that, rather than the cities, I'm very lucky because the audiences that come and see me are very, generally speaking, truly kind, so I have a great time playing everywhere.

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I tend to write, either myself, or I sometimes write with a co-writer, my friend that lives up the road. It's usually a relatively solitary thing, but I do like coming up with ideas.

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