Layne Staley - Quotes

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We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that.

We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that.

My bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.

My bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.

I've always looked for the perfect life to step into. I've taken all the paths to get where I wanted. But no matter where I go, I still come home.

I've always looked for the perfect life to step into. I've taken all the paths to get where I wanted. But no matter where I go, I still come home.

Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing.

Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing.

I wish I could just hug you all, but I'm not gonna. ---->>>

I guess I can go anywhere I want. If only I knew where to go. ---->>>

When everyone goes home, you're stuck with yourself.

When everyone goes home, you're stuck with yourself.

The songs are about things that we were thinking and we wrote 'em down, and when you listen to 'em, whatever you think it's about... THAT'S what it's about! ---->>>

Drugs are not the way to the light. They won't lead to a fairy-tale life, they lead to suffering. ---->>>

My bed isn't made, I'm tired, I haven't slept well for two weeks. I haven't been laid in a month. I don't have a girlfriend. I have a warrant for my arrest. ---->>>

I haven't read anything but regurgitated rumors. Nothing new, and nothing true. ---->>>

We write about ourselves because we know about ourselves. ---->>>

Being me is no different than being most anyone else, I guess. ---->>>

Whatever dramas are going on in my life, I always find that place inside my head where I see myself as the cleanest, tallest, strongest, wisest person that I can be. ---->>>

People have a right to ask questions and dig deep when you're hurting people and things around you. ---->>>

Kurt and I weren't the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.

Kurt and I weren't the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.

I don't think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available. ---->>>

Drugs will have a huge effect on my work for the rest of my life, whether I'm using or not. ---->>>

There are lasting consequences for using drugs. I'll still be paying for my prior use. ---->>>

There's no huge, deep message in any of the songs. We recorded a few months of being human. ---->>>

It was all about music, about getting your friends to come and see you play. I don't see that same intimacy happening very much today. ---->>>

We survived a Slayer crowd every night for about 50 days and thought we could do about anything after that. ---->>>

Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that. ---->>>

Music is the career I'm lucky enough to get paid for, but I have other desires and passions. ---->>>

Our perception of songs that we've written... the meaning changes from day to day... to whatever stage we're at in our life and careers. ---->>>

We started this band as kids, and as time has gone on, we've grown and are learning to accommodate each others' differences. ---->>>

At home I'm just a guy who has interests that extend far beyond music. ---->>>

I found out through the Internet that I have AIDS. I learned that I was dead. Where else would I find these things? ---->>>

There were a lot of drugs. We kinda just passed the time that way. For a couple of years we were all doin' anything we could get our hands on. ---->>>

One of the first bands to break out of Seattle was Heart.

One of the first bands to break out of Seattle was Heart.

I don't do much else but stay in my hotel room. ---->>>

Los Angeles, I don't like that town. Too decadent, and it's slimy. ---->>>

I sing like a lark. ---->>>

I was in a band when I was 15. We were a glam band. Then I couldn't afford to buy makeup. At the time that was the thing. ---->>>

I don't take part in it the way I used to-the bimbos, the free beers, free drugs, all that. That's still there if you want it, but I don't really seek that out any more. ---->>>

A lot of power-pop comes out of LA, a lot of speed metal comes out of New York. ---->>>

I started out when I was about 12, playing drums. I started singing when I was about 15. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-22, 1967
Birthplace:
Die: 04-05, 2002
Occupation: Musician

Layne Thomas Staley (August 22, 1967 – April 5, 2002) was an American musician who served as the lead vocalist, occasional rhythm guitarist and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s (wikipedia)