James McCartney - Quotes

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I did art; I made furniture. I didn't want to be a cliche - the Beatle's son who became a musician. ---->>>

I respect my dad, and he's amazing. He's my hero. He's the Beatles, man - or one of them. ---->>>

I'm naturally guarded because of the way I was brought up. But I understand people are interested in who I am. ---->>>

It's hard to live up to The Beatles. When Wings toured, they got slated. Even Dad found it hard living up to The Beatles. I started out playing under an alias because I wanted to start quietly. ---->>>

For my first album I wanted to make a record that would be intimate, deeply personal, and honest. ---->>>

Mum was very cool. Even though she came from a pretty affluent family, she was cool. She was really good, a very normal person. ---->>>

When I was 20, my mother died and I went off the rails a little bit. I kinda had my slightly dark period. ---->>>

Everyone at school knew who my dad was. It made me a little self-conscious a little introverted because I had a lot of attention drawn towards me, but in a way I guess it gives you a little bit of a celebrity skin, even though I wasn't a celebrity. ---->>>

I always feel honored to meet people who ever met my mum. It means a lot to me. ---->>>

I definitely want to embrace the relationships I have with the people I love. ---->>>

Picking up a guitar - I couldn't imagine doing anything else. ---->>>

Some artists are happy doing the same thing again and again, but my favorite artists are the ones who evolve and grow, and I want to be one of them. ---->>>

Growing up, I put a lot of pressure on myself. I felt with The Beatles legacy that there was pressure on me to do music, and while I always loved music and it was always around me at home, I thought about doing other things. ---->>>

I was heavily into Nirvana and I still am, but when I was 23 I got disillusioned by music. Then I just focused more on myself and gave up music for a while. ---->>>

Music is in me. I don't have much of a choice. People might listen to one of my songs or come and see my because of my famous last name, but if my music's not good they won't hang around. ---->>>


James McCartney profile (james-mccartney.png)
Nationality: British
Born: 09-12, 1977
Occupation: Musician

James Louis McCartney (born 12 September 1977) is a British musician and songwriter living in London. He is the only son of songwriter and former Beatle Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney. He has contributed to a number of solo albums by his parents, including Flaming Pie (1997) and Driving Rain (2001) by Paul McCartney and Wide Prairie (1998) by Linda McCartney (wikipedia)