Shelby Lynne - Quotes

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I'm comfortable in my miseries. I have no choice.

I'm comfortable in my miseries. I have no choice.

It's taken me years to embrace the softer elements of who I am and let that shine some. ---->>>

The only way to get ahead in the music business these days is to call up all your friends. To pool your resources. ---->>>

I can find some way to make poetry out of my life's experiences. ---->>>

I can't write about your pain; I only know my own. ---->>>

I feel like I've kind of gotten to a peaceful place in my heart. ---->>>

I insist on the truth. I surround myself with people who tell the truth. ---->>>

I just had it with the corporate money, money, money label thing. ---->>>

I like strength. I depend on my own. ---->>>

I was raised in South Alabama in the woods, y'know? I'm country. ---->>>

I was singing before I could talk. ---->>>

It is so killer to collaborate with someone who gets what you're trying to say. ---->>>

Sure I got a mouth on me. ---->>>

What is happy? I think happy's in the moment. I don't think everybody can be happy all the time. ---->>>

All I do is party. ---->>>

I can't stand too long of a record. ---->>>

I can't tell you how freeing it is to have my own label. For the first time in my career, I have total control. ---->>>

I didn't go to college. ---->>>

I don't feel like taking anybody's money. ---->>>

I don't like modern country music. It's not what I'm into, is all. I'm old-school. ---->>>

I don't talk about my personal life. But the relationships I've had have usually been with other musicians. It's just easier that way. ---->>>

I don't think I've ever put it in words before. But daddy took a gun and ended his life and took momma's with him. ---->>>

I just don't conform very well. ---->>>

I like rules that are broken. ---->>>

I like to make great albums. ---->>>

I think a lot of people think that my parents' deaths is why I write such sad songs, but that's not true. Those songs may just be the woman I am. ---->>>

I wanted to be a rock 'n' roll star. It defines life for me. It's all I've ever imagined for myself. ---->>>

I was an opening act for 10 years. ---->>>

I write about what I know. ---->>>

I'd like to thank my parents for always stressing, be an individual. ---->>>

If you think too much about something, you're not feeling it. ---->>>

It was hard to work and work and work and not get your music played on the radio. ---->>>

It's time for artists to take their music back. ---->>>

My band can tell you, I'd rather do anything than rehearse. ---->>>

So it's the greatest compliment in the world when people want to hear you sing. That means it feels good to them, so I keep doing it. ---->>>

Well, I had a record deal since I was 18, and it got me where I am. ---->>>

You know, I'm trying to sometimes sit down and write some stories about my childhood and maybe one when I'm an old lady put them out like a book. ---->>>

I've pretty much run the circle of labels and dealing with that whole kind of battle, because you're the one creating the music, but you're not the final say. That's always been hard. ---->>>

Sometimes a song that didn't make one record will stay in my head for so long and just won't go away. I take that as a hint to keep 'em close and not forget about them. ---->>>

That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out. ---->>>

You know, I just don't believe that art is supposed to make sense. I really don't think it's supposed to be analyzed to death. It's left to the listener or looker to get what they can get from it. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-22, 1968
Occupation: Musician

Shelby Lynne (born Shelby Lynn Moorer, October 22, 1968, Quantico, Virginia) is an American singer and songwriter. The success of her pop rock album I Am Shelby Lynne (1999) led to her winning the Grammy Award for Best New Artist (despite being her sixth studio album). She released a Dusty Springfield tribute album called Just a Little Lovin' in 2008 (wikipedia)