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#1. Men behave very oddly in the company of attractive women. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#2. You really only understand whether a song's good or not when you properly play it out in public for the first time. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#3. Traditionally, lots of vagrants and unemployable characters wind up working in kitchens. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#4. There are loads of bands I'd love to produce. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#5. It's very rare that a song falls from your mind complete. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#6. Glasgow's not a media center. When you're there, when you're hanging about, you feel quite detached from musical movements or fashions or anything like that. You do feel quite alone, in a good way. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#7. If success had come along when I was 17 it would either have killed me or sent me completely mad. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#8. Being in a band didn't buy me my beans on toast! - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#9. Although they might not admit it, I think girls are very aware of the impact that they're having. But they never feel it themselves, and it's impossible to explain. It's like trying to tell a blind person what yellow is. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#10. I'd rather eat a cow-pat on a bun than a bloody McDonalds. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#11. The internet is like a gossipy girls' locker room after school, isn't it? - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#12. I think a lot of bands are creatively knackered when they come off tour. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#13. Boredom or being sick of what you've done before is a big part of being in a band. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#14. I really want it to have an impact on the world. I want to be in a town on the other side of the world, and somebody walks up and says, 'That music you made in Glasgow, I listened to it every day, and it moved me.' - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#15. Boho to me is a first-year student who's just discovered the tie-dye shop. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#16. You can only begin to be great when you embrace a sense of your own ridiculousness. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#17. A lot of bands have the enthusiasm kicked out of them by playing really dreary pub venues that just churn bands through. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#18. It doesn't matter how adventurous you want to be, you've still got to contain your identity. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#19. Ideally, musicians belong outside the Establishment. When they cross that line, it's like something in them has died. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#20. Maybe 'Can't Stop Feeling' and 'Turn It On' we'll just release as singles. It's a thing The Beatles used to do which I really loved, the idea of releasing something as a single completely on its own. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#21. The best songwriting comes from being as creative as you can and editing it down to the good bits, essentially. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#22. No matter what you do, if you're trying to create something new, your environment has a massive impact on you. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#23. I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#24. Ambition is sneered at by some bands. It seems like a pretty good thing to me. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#25. Arty. To me the word's got as much venom associated with it as 'wacky'. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#26. The Beatles were huge for me, ... I used to jump around the room to the red album, the one with all the early hits on it. It made you feel euphoric. It was a sensation I couldn't get from anything else, whether it was playing football, swimming or even seeing 'Star Wars.' - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#27. You can always have it better. If you try ... [This is the right attitude:] Never to feel [completely] satisfied, always to want to do something better! - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#28. I'm not a food critic, and I'm not really an authority to write anything on food. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#29. Surely every band wants to be a pivotal point in history. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#30. I didn't grasp the basic principle of being a promoter, which was: Put on music but also generate an income. I was on the dole most of the time. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#31. Just because you can leap off a drum kit doing a scissors kick while hitting a chord, people expect you to be an extrovert socially. But I'm not always comfortable with the idea of small talk at a party. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#32. If I was a fan of someone as a teenager, then it's OK for me to feel completely in awe when I meet them. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#33. A lot of food criticism has a similar flavor to it, and I'm probably going to write about it in a different way. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#34. There's a character that I play onstage, and I can't let him loose in the supermarket when I'm buying my beans on toast. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#35. There's a difference between expectations and aspirations. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#36. It's easy to be lazy when there's food lying around backstage or there's a fast-food joint a couple blocks away. But if you walk a little further, ask around a bit, of course there are exciting things to discover. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#37. Why play a chord when you can play one note? - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#38. Cinema, which is influenced by every single part of life, is direct and reaches you immediately. And writing - the best writing is complex ideas communicated concisely. And music - if it's a good tune, make sure people can bloody hear it. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#39. People's musical tastes are fickle, and music can be a fashion. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#40. Of course, there's a certain type of person who feels that anything which becomes mainstream has to be rejected immediately. And that's part of the indie-alternative snobbery and hierarchy and elitism. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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#41. I think in the world of indie music there's this sort of false modesty. - Author: Alex Kapranos
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