Sade Adu - Quotes

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I always said that if I could just find a guy who could chop wood and had a nice smile, it wouldn't bother me if he was a thug or an aristocrat, as long as he was a good guy. And I've ended up with an educated thug.

I always said that if I could just find a guy who could chop wood and had a nice smile, it wouldn't bother me if he was a thug or an aristocrat, as long as he was a good guy. And I've ended up with an educated thug.

To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don't feel it, you have to pretend. ---->>>

I think you only really feel like an outsider if you've been an insider. ---->>>

I'm uneasy with fame so I do my best to avoid places that will bring me more attention. ---->>>

I just aspire to pick people up. That's my ambition. ---->>>

I'm not anti-fashion, but I've always had a bit of a punk attitude. That's important, I think. I do my own thing.

I'm not anti-fashion, but I've always had a bit of a punk attitude. That's important, I think. I do my own thing.

Whatever I'm doing, I'm in that moment and I'm doing it. The rest of the world's lost. If I'm cooking some food or making soup, I want it to be lovely. If not, what's the point of doing it? ---->>>

I have no technical training and am completely uneducated in music. ---->>>

People generally let me be me. People are aware that I'm not someone particularly begging for attention. They hold back a bit with me. ---->>>

I'm not shy or reclusive. I just spend my time with people rather than journalists. ---->>>

I'm not over the top; I'm not wacky. I'm fairly understated, and that reflects in the way I sing. ---->>>

My musical career was an accident. ---->>>

All the cliches of glamorous sophistication have little appeal to me. Do I want to live the British version of 'Dynasty?' No thanks! ---->>>

I don't get easily bored. I'm not that kind of person. ---->>>

London was a really multi-racial city ... It's incredible how comfortable people are with race there. ---->>>

Once a song's out there, it's no longer mine. And that's the whole purpose of music: to belong to people. ---->>>

The anxiety I feel when I'm late is nothing like the anxiety I feel when I'm on time. ---->>>

When I go into the studio, I completely detach. I let my emotions come out. ---->>>

When I was young, people were almost identified solely by the kind of music they liked. People fell into categories of who liked what. ---->>>

There isn't a class structure in Nigeria; there's a tribal structure and prestige as far as money is concerned. ---->>>

I am a reluctant celebrity, in some ways. ---->>>

I've got absolutely no real perception, properly, of time. ---->>>

If you're only making an album every 10 years, it better be good. ---->>>

From being at art college, I've always hated people that have the gall to think that they're being incredibly different when they're doing something in a very acceptable way, something safe that they've seen someone else doing. ---->>>

People are so used to having their lives filmed, they're not even conscious of having cameras around. I still have that sort of suspicion when a camera comes out. I view it as a thing to fear. ---->>>

When you play arenas you can create whatever you want. At a theater the height of the stage and the limitations of the theater can make you feel more separate from the audience. ---->>>

I can't see myself just endlessly singing the same songs over and over again. ---->>>

I don't like looking outrageous. ---->>>

I look a lot like my father and his mother. ---->>>

I love writing songs. ---->>>

I always see myself as much more of a musician than a celebrity. ---->>>

I am fairly classless because it is very difficult to class someone who comes from a mixed marriage. ---->>>

I'm always late. ---->>>

I've never associated myself with other singers, certainly not female singers. ---->>>

Most of my lyrics are little stories about my experiences or those of my friends. ---->>>

My daughter and stepson are really broad-minded. ---->>>

My father was a very difficult man. ---->>>

Radio interviews are really snappy and I'm just bad at that. I just close down. ---->>>

When you tour, you regain the music and the connection with the audience. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Sade Adu
Nationality: Nigerian
Born: 01-16, 1959
Birthplace: Ibadan, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria
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Occupation: Musician

Helen Folasade Adu, CBE (Yoruba: Fọláṣadé Adú [fɔ̄láʃādé ādú]; born 16 January 1959), known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade ( shah-DAY), is a Nigerian-born British singer-songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer. With members Paul S. Denman, Andrew Hale and Stuart Matthewman, she gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the English band Sade (wikipedia)