Dar Williams - Quotes

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Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness.

Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness.

Sometimes life gives us lessons sent in ridiculous packaging. ---->>>

Writing 'February' made me realize that breaking form is a way of letting the song be human. ---->>>

If you're looking for can-do, earthy-crunchy attitude then you've got to go to Wisconsin.

If you're looking for can-do, earthy-crunchy attitude then you've got to go to Wisconsin.

Therapy was the biggest romance of my life.

Therapy was the biggest romance of my life.

You'll almost encounter a superstition amongst musicians, people sort of go through strange rituals, what they need to do to write a song. ---->>>

How I long to fall just a little bit, to dance out of the lines and stray from the light. ---->>>

But if you're looking to be spooked by really tall trees then you've got to go to Washington State. ---->>>

I'm becoming a professional nomad and enjoying that whole part of my life. ---->>>

But social justice and the environment are very tied together in my head. ---->>>

Milwaukee one of my favorite cites; I think Milwaukee is #1. ---->>>

Arizona is really cool but I couldn't stay there for too long. ---->>>

The funny thing is musicians often love to go to see visual art because you've got all these pictures to turn into metaphors. ---->>>

I was raised by parents who really admired the religious leaders of the left, as many 60s and 70s liberals did. ---->>>

I watch people throw aluminum cans in the trash, and I think of all the stories I've heard about the over-mining of aluminum, the erosion that happens, and the trees that fall down. ---->>>

And where does magic come from? I think that magic's in the learning. ---->>>

In the laughing times we know that we are lucky, and in the quiet times we know that we are blessed. And we will not be alone. ---->>>

I really value people besides parents who nurture kids. ---->>>

Everyone has to decide how they're going to appear in their lives, how they're going to put themselves out there to the world. ---->>>

I have a sordid past. ---->>>

I try to be careful not to do single concerts where I fly out, do my show, turn around and go home. ---->>>

If a war has to happen, a war has to happen.

If a war has to happen, a war has to happen.

The first concert I saw was Cheryl Wheeler. ---->>>

A song versus an album is not like a scene versus a play.

A song versus an album is not like a scene versus a play.

Being told that you are good at banter is like being told that you are a good person. ---->>>

But I benefit from the taxes I pay because I know how to access the benefits of the taxes. ---->>>

I think music is another language. ---->>>

The very best thing you can do is to try to write a song that has some sort of impact. ---->>>

You always have to wrestle with chaos. ---->>>

The very best thing for music would be to live next door to a person who listens to loud music so you could mishear music everyday and mutate it to your own means. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-19, 1967
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Occupation: Musician

Dar Williams (Dorothy Snowden Williams, born April 19, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter specializing in pop folk. Hendrik Hertzberg of The New Yorker has described Williams as "one of America’s very best singer-songwriters." She is a frequent performer at folk festivals and has toured with such artists as Mary Chapin Carpenter, Patty Griffin, Ani DiFranco, The Nields, Shawn Colvin, Girlyman, Joan Baez, and Catie Curtis (wikipedia)