For a tear is quickly dried, especially when shed for the misfortunes of others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

People are getting ready for music that makes them feel happy again rather than being depressed at the way the world is going right now.


Music is the same to me as it was to Goethe – a pleasant noise. I am an eye man, not an ear man.

Fritz Lang

I would say Tracy Chapman was the first time I obsessed over an entire record. I knew every song; I knew the exact amount of seconds between each song. That's the level of obsession that I had.


Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.


People don't think the struggles gay people have are worth talking about because everyone's decided that we're all equals now. Those struggles are much more subtle now. But the weight of being different does carry on.

Andrew Haigh