Utada Hikaru Quotes

It's just that when I'm in Japan I could foretell to a certain degree what would be accepted so I certainly don't come up with any crazy arrangements.

There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.

People do ask me if I think I can make it in the States.

And also I think Japan places great value on the lyrics.

Since I was doing all of it myself I had to decide where I wanted to go with the songs how to proceed with the chords if the sound was alright and all that detail on my own.

I'm not like a gorgeous bombshell or anything like that.

I bought an espresso maker and coffee maker and make them myself every day.

The same parts of my brain get as excited as when I study bio or read a novel and write a paper on it.

I can never really enjoy being famous.

I get strangely obsessed about the cleanliness of my house.

I do feel really determined and that I have to pull myself together but I don't really think like my market has changed and my company has changed and I'm going to make it BIG in America!

In Japan people don't really sing about sexual content.

If I suddenly disappear from the music world you might see Hikaru Utada working as a helper at some inn in Atami.

It's a fairly recent thing but I've become very fond of making drinks myself.

Sort of like I have to make the Japanese lyrics really deep.

I squeeze oranges every morning to make juice.

In English the sounds and melodies I created were an inspiration to me and words came to me as I explored the sounds and from there I was able expand on the meaning.

I just want people to see that I do my own stuff that I'm not stupid and I can make fun of myself.

I don't like going to the gym because I don't like being with people I don't know in that intense environment.

For cubic U I didn't know how it all got started at all.

For the version of this CD released in Japan a translation of the English lyrics is included but there are lots of places where meanings are lost in the process of translation.

Americans are somehow obsessed with her and something about me hit a spot with people in Japan.

I've been missing Japanese literature so much of late.

The Japanese version comes with a translation but that's different from the lyrics so people could look things up and find a translation of their own if they're interested.

The thing is in English I'm able to write the lyrics as I'm making the song once I'm done with the melody.

Wish I could prove I love you but does that mean I have to walk on water?

The world is in motion as it seems.

No one told me I had to make something that would sell but I personally want everyone to like my music.

I figure no matter how old you are it's always going to be your first marriage and no life experience is going to make you a better judge of who you should marry.