Tracy Chapman

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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party. I had the lab coat. I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
I end up writing about all kinds of things. I never make an attempt to write about anything in particular. I don't have a little list of topics to write about.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
I learn all these things about the record talking about it after it's finished.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
I really love playing music with other people. It's more fun to be on the road with others. It's kind of lonely out there when you play on your own!More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
I see some recurring themes: things that feel threaded together, some symbolic references, and songs about some of the big questions, like death. There are a lot of references to weather, too!More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
I'm never sure if I'll ever write another song, what the song will be about and if what initially sparked the beginning of a song might complete it.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
Some things remain fragments, just the lyrics and melodies or a line or two or a verse.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
Songwriting is a very mysterious process. It feels like creating something from nothing. It's something I don't feel like I really control.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives. It's supposed to help us communicate, but it has the opposite effect of isolating us.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
When you feel like you've had a good show, you go backstage and you talk to yourself about it, and if you have a bad show you talk to yourself about it.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
With other people, you're always swapping music. Somebody is always listening to something you've never heard. It's a great way to hear all sorts of new things.More Tracy Chapman [11/12/2006 12:11:00]
I'm a hopeful cynic.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives. It's supposed to help us communicate, but it has the opposite effect of isolating us.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Songwriting is a very mysterious process. It feels like creating something from nothing. It's something I don't feel like I really control.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We all must live our lives always feeling, always thinking the moment has arrived.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People's real hopes and dreams can be distorted and misdirected and packaged until you're not sure what you really want or what you even really need.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some things remain fragments, just the lyrics and melodies or a line or two or a verse.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I dressed up as a veterinarian for a Halloween costume party. I had the lab coat. I got a couple of stuffed animals for patients and put bandages on them.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A lot of kids spent more time out of school than in, but I always loved school and thought it was my way out of Cleveland, and out of poverty.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I picked up the guitar at 11, but even before then, I was writing songs on the organ.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think it's important, if you are an artist, to use your music to stand up for what you believe in.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As a child I always had a sense of social conditions and political situations. I think it had to do with the fact that my mother was always discussing things with my sister and me - also because I read a lot.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Growing up in Cleveland, I learned about singing from my mother, who had once sung professionally and who admired Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you feel like you've had a good show, you go backstage and you talk to yourself about it, and if you have a bad show you talk to yourself about it.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Renounce all those material things that you gained by exploiting other human beings.More Tracy Chapman [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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