Martha Wainwright - Quotes

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I'm in hotel rooms night after night, playing a lot of the same venues as my dad and carrying the guitar that used to be his. We're the same person. I don't know if he realises how much of a legacy he has left to his children.

I'm in hotel rooms night after night, playing a lot of the same venues as my dad and carrying the guitar that used to be his. We're the same person. I don't know if he realises how much of a legacy he has left to his children.

I have a tendency to run after people who are completely unattainable and uninterested and make a complete fool of myself. ---->>>

I've spent the first part of my life in the shadow of my family. I'm not going to live in the shadow of my husband. ---->>>

I was kind of a misfit, and when my mother died, I had to become an adult, something that I never thought I would ever be. ---->>>

You know, people always ask me how I describe my music. First of all I tell them that's their job and then that also one day I hope to have things referred to as Martha Wainwright -esque. ---->>>

I wanted to be heard myself, which is hard in a household of people who were very showy. It forced me to find myself and define a personality and a way of being different, and that's a thing that's going to help me to survive in a world of many people playing the guitar. ---->>>

I don't like talking about music. ---->>>

I might not be beautiful, but I'm very interesting! ---->>>

Being a woman in music and having kids, it's very hard to do both without neglecting one a bit.

Being a woman in music and having kids, it's very hard to do both without neglecting one a bit.

I've always had a tendency to push the envelope as far as it can go without hurting someone's feelings. ---->>>

I've learnt to hide my tears on stage. They make people uncomfortable. ---->>>

You have to be willing to give a lot to be in a relationship with me because a lot of the time it's about me. ---->>>

I've always been given respect because I'm kind of mannish, and I'm not a great beauty. I've never played the coquette card because I'm no good at it. ---->>>

My childhood definitely revolved around my relationship with my brother. I wanted to be different. I wanted to find my way of being as intriguing and interesting as he was. ---->>>

I was not that pretty a girl and I was never pursued as a teenager or young woman, so I was used to having no shame and trying to get people to love me. ---->>>

I think my mother was always worried about me when she was alive. ---->>>

I'm not very prolific. I'm not good at sitting down as an artist and saying 'Okay, I need to put in my four hours today.' ---->>>

I'm trying to solidify a long-term career, because I have no other skills and no other abilities. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-08, 1976
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Occupation: Musician

Martha Wainwright (born May 8, 1976) is a Canadian-American folk-rock singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of American folk singer and actor Loudon Wainwright III and Canadian folk singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle. She was raised in a musical family along with her older brother, Rufus Wainwright, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (wikipedia)