Friday, October 20, 2017 Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 licence.

Thurston Moore


Singer and guitarist for noise rock band Sonic Youth.
Page 1 of 1
Thurston Moore
"Can't... take... anymore" (Overwhelmed by talking gorilla robots)
Moore quotes
"Some of the most wonderful moments for me musically were machine made and plastic."
Moore
"I certainly don't sit around in the morning making pancakes listening to Whitehouse or anything."




Moore Thurston quotes
"Rock 'n' roll saved my soul."
Moore Thurston
"This song is called "We're Sonic Youth and You're Steve Albini!" 1-2-3-4!"
Thurston Moore quotes
"We're like old people now playing music. I'm so glad we stuck it out because it's a lot better. I used to feel kind of anxious. Now our apprenticeship is over."
Thurston Moore
"Hits are for squares."
Moore Thurston quotes
"I was pissed with puke globbing out of my nose."
Moore
"It's like growing up on stage.... or like throwing up on stage." -about the soundcheck, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2009
Moore Thurston
""I saw some band who had a poster for a show with the line 'The Sex Pistols weren't enough'.. I told Glenn [Branca] about it and he said, 'The Sex Pistols were MORE than enough!' ..... That's when I knew I had to get away from the old men in the scene."
Thurston Moore
"People of the universe... tonight, tonight will be night that the skies will open and spray forth the divine hand with pointed finger and say, "Everybody, you're not just a duck! -- you are human! YOU ARE HUMAN!" Go forth! Go forth and thrash!"




Thurston Moore quotes
"To me... I need this elixir of... skinhead violence" (When asked about his soup)
Thurston Moore
"With these reissues, listening to these tapes, it seemed very crude to me. There's no way I'd ever want to play like that again."
Moore quotes
"People say Yoko Ono broke up the Beatles. I don't know. I'm glad if she did. She should have broken up the Rolling Stones while she was at it."
Moore Thurston
"I'm hungry! I'm hungry, and I could eat a pig's head!"
Moore Thurston quotes
"We always try to encourage more songs sung by Kim, because there are always requests for it. I certainly don't want to ball hog all the singing."
Thurston Moore
"I consider myself more... fucked up than I could ever imagine myself being!"
Thurston Moore quotes
"Destroy the record companies. Do you not agree?"
Thurston Moore
"...and I'm just gonna get a shotgun, and just do it. Just do it, baby." (During interview)
Moore Thurston
"Tonight I am going to defecate on stage because I think that is the only way to express the nature of my soul according to rock and roll."
Page 1 of 1


© 2009–2013Quotes Privacy Policy | Contact