Agnes Obel - Quotes

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Feelings such as loneliness, longing or love are sometimes hard to put into words; maybe that's why we all love music, because it resonates with something we can't share.

Feelings such as loneliness, longing or love are sometimes hard to put into words; maybe that's why we all love music, because it resonates with something we can't share.

I don't have the feeling of being motivated by anger, revenge or frustration. ---->>>

The best thing about Berlin was that I got to be surrounded by people who pursue their ideas for themselves.

The best thing about Berlin was that I got to be surrounded by people who pursue their ideas for themselves.

Sometimes I feel like a melody doesn't have anything to do with me, but it's just something that comes, is accumulated from me playing on the piano, and then this little creature just appears. ---->>>

I learned that music should be fun and should be a way to express yourself - that there aren't really any rules. ---->>>

I love the conversation between film and music. ---->>>

Even though music is something I travel around doing, it is also a very private thing. A sort of escapism. ---->>>

The piano and the singing are two equal things to me - maybe not inseparable but very connected. You can say they are like two equal voices. ---->>>

I've heard from other artists that people are a little bit more reserved in Northern Europe, which comes across at concerts, where the audience may be quieter. So this means less hecklers, but maybe it also means that people may not be as open about how they felt. I'm not so sure this is especially true of Denmark, but it's what I've heard. ---->>>

I'm very happy that I got introduced to music only as something you got pleasure from. ---->>>

The orchestral or symphonic music never interested me. ---->>>

I don't have a classical-music mentality. I haven't been taught that way, and it doesn't fit my character, either. ---->>>

I don't have a daily routine at all. ---->>>

I love Denmark. But it is a very safe place, and it is easy to let the state look after everything for you. ---->>>

I wish my parents had been more strict and made me learn more instruments. ---->>>

I'm not into having a pedigree dog. ---->>>

It's always difficult to know if a song needs more than piano, and I worry about my tendency to go in a sparse direction. ---->>>

My mum is a big collector of art. ---->>>

My parents were very relaxed about music. ---->>>

When I started working on my own music, I didn't have the chance to record in a big music studio, so I had to record everything myself. ---->>>

When I was in bands, I always liked the demo best. ---->>>

Everything that has a spare piano is 'like Satie' and everything with strings is 'filmic,' Sometimes I get annoyed when they say my stuff sounds 'like Satie'. No, it doesn't. At least, I don't think so. ---->>>

I have a difficult relationship with jazz. My parents really love it, and I went to a school where jazz was considered the best thing ever, so I had to leave it be for a long time. But now I'm rediscovering it. I'm approaching jazz in a different way. ---->>>

I really believe it's not bad to look back within music. I don't mean retro, but using your own memories to make a song because our memories are what make us who we are. ---->>>

I used to get very nervous before a concert. It's okay when you are in a band. You can kind of disappear. But when it's just you... yes, that was difficult. I would not say it is easy now. But when you do it for a long time, you do learn to cope. ---->>>

What I discovered in Berlin was this immense freedom because it felt like you could start any kind of project and nobody would care... and that's what I sort of adopted to my own. ---->>>

With 'Philharmonics,' I had to do a lot of interviews, and it was like I was corrupting something. In many ways, I've said everything in the song. And either I can't go back to what it was because it's changing when I play it, or I still haven't figured out what the song is about. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Danish
Born: 10-28, 1980
Birthplace: Gentofte, Denmark
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Occupation: Musician

Agnes Caroline Thaarup Obel (born 28 October 1980 in Gentofte, Copenhagen) is a Danish singer, songwriter and musician. Her first album, Philharmonics, was released by PIAS Recordings on 4 October 2010 and was certified gold in June 2011 by the Belgian Entertainment Association (BEA) for sales of 10,000 Copies (wikipedia)