Gavin Rossdale Quotes


I can make no apologies for following my heart.

Dub and reggae... I play that a lot around the house.

Who doesn't love Game of Thrones? Sons of Anarchy is funny and thug-ish. I love Shameless. I just sit with my hat tipped waiting for something to happen more than going out after the shows.

Any reaction is better than none.

I am really addicted to music.

I'd love a drug that was good for you I was thinking about ecstacy with Vitamin B.

I love playing live I don't like studios all that much. I need the reaction of the audience.

I'm not a workaholic but I was a bit manic I have to confess.

I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work. Take whoever you want. They all work bloody hard harder than you think.

Bob Dylan has a way with words that simply blows me away. When he forgets his lyrics he just makes up new ones on the spot that is what I called talented!

We recorded our first CD Sixteen Stone with a small budget and never dreamed that we would enjoy such a high success. It was simply fantastic.

In a band that works out well everybody has a certain role to fulfill.

I don't see myself as the boss. I sing and write the songs and it would feel strange if somebody else wrote the lyrics I sang.

It's so natural you just fall into it and you find your way. It's terrifying and exciting and brilliant.

The Beatles the Small Faces and the Kinks were great bands but that was in the '60s.

As an artist you're pretty sheltered backstage. You often don't know what's going on out there.

Being real is what is important.

When I first began to write I was writing on bass because I was thinking more Public Image more dub.

A happy wife is a happy life.

The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich.

I'm just thrilled and kind of honored that I still get the chance to do what I love because that really is the definition of success.

Women are part of the reason for washing and keeping clean aren't they?

Playing live you can't survive certainly not in England. We used to work daytime jobs and play gigs at night. It was very exhausting.

I always work hard to have a very close connection to the fans.

There's nothing worse than someone coming up to me and going Oh God I really love your hair.

It's pretty hard to make out what's going to be a commercial success and what's not.

If you just keep your head down and just try and do your thing sometimes magic happens.

For the sound we produce everybody is equally important. Each of us has a very different personality and that is what keeps Bush alive.

I have always been fascinated by dark and mysterious stuff. I guess I have a pretty dark and gloomy side. Writing songs saves me from going completely gonzo.

I quite like Low the band from Minnesota. They're absolutely mesmerizing. I get much the same feeling from anything that Will Oldham does.

I love seeing the fans of the music that I make.

As much as we all love playing live it's not normal to be on the road all the time to have no home.

I was pretty taken with Patti Smith she was my heroine.

Wherever you look there are inspirations books literature paintings landscapes everything. Just living is an inspiration.

I always wrote about things that were important to me. I think our past success showed that it was also important for a lot of others.

I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols were heroes for me. I used to run around like Johnny Rotten. I had a jacket like his.