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Richard Marx - Quotes

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I'm happy, I would say that I'm one of the happiest people I know but I've certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.

I'm happy, I would say that I'm one of the happiest people I know but I've certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.

When things are too easy I lose interest in them so I find ways to complicate them to get myself interested. ---->>>

But once you have some success in one style, the business wants to lock you in that vein forever. ---->>>

I didn't want my last chapter to be the guy who sits at the piano and sings love songs. ---->>>

It never ceases to amaze me that I get to do this for a living. ---->>>

I'm now so keenly aware that I have everything to prove and nothing to lose. ---->>>

I don't think I've ever laid out a batch of songs that pick myself apart the way that these do. ---->>>

I have complete freedom, and there's no way to get pigeonholed or bored. What could be better than that? ---->>>

And to any new fans we made along the way, I say... welcome to our party. It's just starting to get going. ---->>>

I think really what I'm saying is that I thrive on adversity. ---->>>

But I'm just having fun playing and giving Botox injections to the older songs. ---->>>

I've never written a song that I thought was a hit. ---->>>

People take songs so literally.

People take songs so literally.

As a songwriter, there's nothing better than winning Song Of The Year. But I couldn't really celebrate, because it wasn't right. Luther wasn't standing next to me, to receive the award. ---->>>

My joke, which isn't really a joke, is that there will be one of two tours: the tour for the album that does well, or the tour for the album that stiffs. ---->>>

It's funny; Luther and I have written many songs together, but we've never written songs in the same room. ---->>>

I fell off stage and bruised some ribs. The worst part was that the audience didn't realize I was gone. ---->>>

I think I do better when things are a little tougher. ---->>>

But more importantly, I think he remembered how very close I was with my own dad, who had died in 1997. ---->>>

Doing my own album provided me the opportunity to say whatever I wanted. ---->>>

I can't wait to front my band with these new songs and play for fans, but I've decided to keep my day job too. ---->>>

I love when people get songs wrong. I love when people take something from a song that's totally not what I intended! ---->>>

I really didn't have any plans to record prior to doing My Own Best Enemy. ---->>>

I understand that, but this disc shows the type of music that I've always liked and wanted to make. ---->>>

I've always loved groups like U2 and Coldplay. ---->>>

I've never, ever in my life enjoyed playing live the way I am now. ---->>>

In the past, there has always been so much pressure about carrying a show and promoting a record.

In the past, there has always been so much pressure about carrying a show and promoting a record.

One time Robert Plant was set to check into the same room after I checked out, so I removed every light bulb and ordered up a bunch of stinky cheese and put it under the mattress. ---->>>

So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that I had been writing for years but hadn't recorded together, and the result was My Own Best Enemy. ---->>>

The only thing that's a little tricky about it is sometimes people assume that if it's a new song, it's a reflection of what you're feeling or going through now. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-16, 1963
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Occupation: Musician

Richard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963) is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who has sold over 30 million records. He had a stream of hit singles in the late 1980s and 1990s, including "Endless Summer Nights," "Right Here Waiting," "Now and Forever," "Hazard" and "At the Beginning" with Donna Lewis (wikipedia)