Ezra Furman Quotes


I think most of the work of songwriting is thinking of great phrases - I'm addicted always on the hunt for a really great phrase.

I'm an amateur at music and an amateur at most things. I like the idea of offering some music and some records and a website to people who feel perplexed.

Blonde on Blonde by Bob Dylan I heard when I was 13. It was one of those things where it was like "Hey the world is much bigger than you imagined as a little kid.

What really is wild about rock 'n' roll? Nothing. It's so banal and so part of corporate culture. It threatens to lose all its life.

I think I gravitate towards rock 'n' roll as a playground where I can say anything.

I had so many secrets and so much social repression throughout my life. I guess I'm just a shy person and feel like my true self is unacceptable to most people.

I'm certainly not interested in religion for religion's sake or for some kind of structure or stabilizing force. Religion is supposed to be for God's sake and God is an unpredictable wild thing.