My Favorite Quotes
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 Damon Albarn - “I never really want to leave it as an inspiration I just can't get enough of it.”
 Damon Albarn - “You know, there are many alter egos and Gorillaz is a collective of alter egos, really. I think anyone who gets involved in it has to sort of accept that nothing is really as it seems.”
 Damon Albarn - “Well, I made fun of the people in the government and then realized that even if we got rid of them, they were replaced by exactly the same guys.”
 Damon Albarn - “The things that make me happy most are my family and working.”
 Damon Albarn - “The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there's some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there's a lot of work that's gone into it, so it can't all be just a lie.”
 Damon Albarn - “More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating, and we're getting much more interesting art as a result.”
 Damon Albarn - “It's not like my old self - I'm not in character anymore, I'm me. I'm not hiding behind that anymore.”
 Damon Albarn - “It's also why I don't print lyrics anymore. I figure if you can't get the feeling across adequately with the song, then you've failed anyway.”
 Damon Albarn - “I'm not really one of those people who believes that if you're a musician you can just leave that behind and start getting into politics.”
 Damon Albarn - “I can't be bothered anymore about giving songs titles.”
 Damon Albarn - “As soon as it sounds fine, I'm on to the next thing, man.”
 Damon Albarn - “No, every album is something like a snapshot. It only shows one moment in time. It shows what we feel and think right at that point in time, nothing more and nothing less.”
 Damon Albarn - “The concert was all about raising awareness, but Peter looked like he was having trouble raising his own awareness - he looked wasted,”
 Damon Albarn - “I feel John Peel was somebody that we could all trust. Throughout his life, he gave people a sense of a bigger world out there.”
 Damon Albarn - “And there are no stars and that you're never really sure who's doing what and what voice is what and, you know what I mean It's supposed to be quite elusive.”
 Damon Albarn - “We intend to do a massive world tour with Demon Days, but I won't be involved with it. It'll be all animation and big sound systems and stuff.”
 Damon Albarn - “The whole period has taught me that I enjoy being part of an ensemble rather than just a front man. Don't get me wrong - I enjoy that too, but I get more enjoyment out of really listening to everyone.”
 Damon Albarn - “Being in Blur has allowed me to travel and hear the music that's being made all over the world.”
 Damon Albarn - “As a musician usually music is your way out.”
 Damon Albarn - “We're kind of working it out. You're going to see a lot of the guests on the album live on stage.”
 Damon Albarn - “The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture to move around genres and sort of change you ideas, change your face, you know”
 Damon Albarn - “I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing.”
 Damon Albarn - “When you're doing a deal with someone in the southern Sahara, it's a very different way of doing business than in London. You can't sign them in the usual way because they'd end up getting ripped off, which would defeat the object of setting up a label like this.”
 Damon Albarn - “Manchester is the centre of Britain, we're only ever going to do this once so it makes sense to do it somewhere in the middle of the country. London gets all the gigs. It's time to do something a bit different to readdress the balance. We're very excited to be getting all the guests artists together in one place for these shows.”
 Damon Albarn - “I was approached by Oxfam to go to Mali as their ambassador and get involved in their various initiatives out there. But I felt that was missing the point of using me, a musician.”

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