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#1. I have a lot of love and respect for Melissa Etheridge. I love Joe Cocker, Ray LaMontagne, Feist. - Author: Crystal Bowersox
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#2. It's funny how you can intensely investigate one very particular thing, and then it can lead you to other things through links and stuff like that. It's like you're going on this selective, very precise detour. But then it is strange because with it being so quick, there must be a difference. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#3. If you wanted to be a creative person and you are confronted with the sum product of mankind's creativity up to this moment in history, Internet is pretty daunting, like, "Where can I fit my voice in amongst all that?" - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#4. I know that some filmmakers strive for a kind of naturalistic approach, but you're never going to capture something that's really natural - just the simple fact that you choose to put a frame around something means that you've already chosen one particular thing to put more attention on. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#5. There are so many reasons to mark the passing of the great Joe Cocker - as many songs as he wrote, recorded and performed in his remarkable concerts. For me, Cocker was also the only performer who successfully covered and even improved on The Beatles. - Author: Andrew Rosenthal
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#6. A Conservative government is necessary. There is no credible alternative. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#7. I was in Germany when the wall came down. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#8. You don't often hear people say, 'Oh, since he's been taking them drugs, he's such a nice person! He's really come out of his shell, he's really nice, he's blossomed'. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#9. When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things. - Author: Edward Cocker
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#10. I think basically becoming famous has taken the place of going to Heaven in modern society, hasn't it? That's the place where your dreams will come true. It's an act of faith now; they think that's going to sort things out. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#11. If you're going to have a cabin fever, have a big cabin, you know. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#12. If you perform on a stage or you sing a song, it's like you sing your song, and then the words go into the air, and then they go into somebody's body through their ears, so it's kind of like penetrating somebody. It's kind of like having sex with somebody - but, obviously, from a great distance. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#13. There are people who'll dismiss me as 'just' a singer. That's how it is, how it's always been, but just because I'm not hunched over a piece of paper with a pen in my hand doesn't mean I'm not putting in the graft. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#14. You can do anything when you're famous. That's why famous people are so dumb. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#15. Pulp existed for 12 years before we got famous. Now, you could say that was just lack of imagination, but it's some kind of quality isn't it? Tenacity. You could also say it was sloth. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#16. I don't really care what someone's background is; creativity can come from any background. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#17. I'm not very keen on ageing. I'm not keen on the physical decay. I probably am quite vain. I think you want to try and look OK for the benefit of other people. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#18. Europe is usually where I am usually galloping around. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#19. Words are important to me, but a song can work and function and be a good song with words that are fairly standard. But really great lyrics can't rescue a dog of a song. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#20. When I look back, I didn't take care of myself at all. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#21. Love lift us up where we belong. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#22. Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis ... you know in the '60s. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#23. I've been touring now since about '68. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#24. I'm getting older; you realise you are on the countdown of what you are doing, so performing means more than it ever did to me. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#25. I'm always amazed by people who blog all the time and tweet all the time, and still get things done. I don't know how they do it. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#26. Once you get into entertaining a quarter of a million people, it's a very weird place to be. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#27. It's all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing if I can make it fit into my style. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#28. A lot of times, it's nice to open, because the heat's off you. You just go out and blast your set and say to whoever's going to finish, 'There you go.' Even though when you first start, people are drifting in, and that's kind of a bit disconcerting. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#29. Oh, silly me. Lottie is Olive's dog. You must have seen her: pretty little black cocker spaniel. Mind you, what Olive's son thought he was doing getting his mother a dog last Christmas, I don't know. Crazy with her health problems; and where is he now? Scarpered off to live in Australia. - Author: Mary Grand
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#30. It's interesting, as I said on the last tour in America, the audience actually came out, they had to have been the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents, you know what I mean? - Author: Joe Cocker
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#31. Everybody's a bit screwed up, you know. You can take it as symptoms of a disorder, or you can take it as personality. Me, I'd rather think it as parts of personality. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#32. I'm a big fan of songs like Joe Cocker's 'You Are So Beautiful' and Eric Clapton's 'Wonderful Tonight' - songs that go straight to the point. - Author: Bruno Mars
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#33. I think life is more interesting when everybody's jumbled up together. When people separate out into cliques and things, it's okay, but it's a bit limiting. You can always learn things from other people. This is my theory. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#34. The best thing you can give someone is the freedom to make their own mind up - and then, if it's not working out 5 years later, you can give your opinion. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#35. Tabloids invoke freedom of speech, but they're not interested in that, they're just interested in who's shagging whom, who's got drunk. And if you take that pretend, faux moral standpoint, you end up with people in public life being completely boring. Like they've had their genitals removed. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#36. It's weird: The leader of the Conservative Party in England is two years younger than me, and I still don't really feel like a responsible adult. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#37. I think the credit crunch is a brilliant thing. We should all stop moaning and start celebrating. When times are tough, it's an opportunity to start looking at life in a different way. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#38. Silver Machine still sounds really modern with all the white noise. It's a bit punky in a way. They were ahead of their time. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#39. The thing with Disney songs is they're very manipulative, very sentimental, but they do get you, you know - there's a kind of sadness to them and that kind of music doesn't really exist any more. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#40. I'm not a religious person but I do like the idea of Sunday as a day set apart from the rest of the week. It's nice to have a period of reflection and have time to think about things. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#41. Unless you're living on the street and surviving on a diet of discarded turkey drumsticks, there's no point in being gloomy. We've spent too long trying to cheer ourselves up by spending money on brightly coloured things we don't really need. We've stopped using our imaginations. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#42. I believe that humans adapt to circumstance. The Internet is quite an unprecedented circumstance, so it's going to take people a while to get their heads around it. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#43. I recently spent quite a bit of time in Sheffield, England, which is where I'm from. I wouldn't move back there, but it's funny when you spend a bit of time in the place where you were brought up. You kind of realize how that place has had quite a big effect on you or made you a certain way. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#44. If you're in a band or think of yourself as a slightly creative person, you can get quite self-indulgent, so sometimes it's nice to have those people who bring you down to earth, but in a pleasant way. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#45. What people have to make sure of is that they're not replicating something that already exists. You really have to ask yourself: "Is there a point in me doing this? Has this already been said before? Is this moving things along or is this just adding to the giant pile of junk that's already there?" - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#46. Well, we have this place in Telluride, Colorado. It's somewhere I can just get away and relax and think. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#47. I am passionate about keeping the human dimension in things. You have to keep the rough edges and the inconsistencies, that's what makes it interesting. I've always striven to be as sloppy as possible. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#48. It's good that I managed to hoodwink so many people. I am actually not that nice a person. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#49. I'd always fought against presenting radio really, because my father was a radio DJ in Australia. He's just recently retired. And I kind of didn't want to follow in his footsteps. But I suppose, as we all find as we become older, to some extent we do all become our parents. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#50. I love the Internet, but it's hard not to get lost in it. It's not like a book where you start and get to the end. It's like we've found a way to encapsulate all of human knowledge within one thing only to learn that you can't do that. It's an overabundance of information. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#51. All the other kids in ninth grade were drawing hot rods and cocker spaniels and getting blue ribbons in art class. I was getting rejection slips from the 'Saturday Evening Post.' - Author: Brad Holland
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#52. I'm sure Sting's a lovely guy. It's just that nobody wants to be seen as that holier-than-thou thing. That over-earnestness is a bit of a problem with people in bands and celebrities or whatever. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#53. A lot of times when you're young and carefree, you don't realize, when you tip over the edge, how difficult it is to climb back in. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#54. I'm a piano player. I never thought of myself as a singer, at all. I was always trying to sound like somebody else. I don't like my own voice, I like Ray Charles, Robert Plant, I like Joe Cocker, Rod Stewart, people that have an edge in their voice. - Author: Billy Joel
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#55. I still like the stuff from the old days: Marvin Gaye, Donnie Hathaway. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#56. Back when I was working with the Stones and with Joe Cocker and Neil Young and Neil Diamond and all of those - 'the boys,' I call them - it was fun. - Author: Merry Clayton
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#57. Learn avidly. Question repeatedly what you have learned. Analyze it carefully. Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently. - Author: Edward Cocker
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#58. I've always had an eye for nature, but it's the sort of thing to keep quiet about, because I don't want to come across as a mad hippy. But it makes sense to appreciate those things. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#59. I used to get so carried away while I was on stage that I'd be physically damaged by the end of a concert. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#60. Money isn't important, but you have to have enough, so you don't have to think about it. Thinking about money is a drag. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#61. It's nice to get a response from the artists that I cover. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#62. Anyone who thinks they're sexy needs their head checked. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#63. For TV you also get those pre-interviews when researchers ask you what you're going to say. The pre-interview drives me insane. If they've already decided the outcome, why don't I just hand in an essay? Maybe if we talk we'll find something out. I'd rather just have an awkward pause. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#64. I got a pair of red, synthetic satin women's pants through the post the other day with a phone number on. That was quite strange. I haven't tried the phone number. In times of stress I may. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#65. I would like to be able to do a song with Ray Charles, before we both get too old. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#66. Don't go on American Idol, I think you'll spend the rest of your life living it down and I think it's getting kinda scary, isn't it? - Author: Joe Cocker
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#67. I would like to believe in an afterlife; it makes things more palatable. But I'm not banking on it. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#68. When I was in Pulp, I actively did more TV stuff because that was during the Great Britpop Wars, and it seemed important to prove that indie people could speak. That war doesn't exist anymore. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#69. The working class has been turned into a consuming class - a situation has been created where people value their worth by what they can afford. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#70. But I've got ideas. I keep my little notebook, I've always got that with me. Hopefully there's more stuff than nonsense in there. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#71. People like Aphex Twin, Jason Pierce, Jarvis Cocker and William Orbit are actively showing their interest in a wider field of music. Jarvis and I met on a benefit for an extraordinary man called LaMonte Young, the father of minimalism, who worked with John Cale and shared a loft with Yoko Ono. - Author: Charles Hazlewood
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#72. One of the problems of our modern world is that there's a lot of things to work through, but, at some point, everybody should take a pause from that and make something, so that it's not just all one-way traffic. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#73. Will you see Pulp again? Who knows. I'm not stoking those particular rumours. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#74. I have always been a sucker for ballads, but you have to be careful these days, you can't overload people. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#75. I always encourage my promoter to see if we can go someplace new. And he'll go, 'OK, how about Armenia?' - Author: Joe Cocker
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#76. Succotash my cocker spaniel, you fudging crevasse-hole dipshiitake! - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#77. God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know? - Author: Joe Cocker
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#78. Every woman I've had a relationship with has found this maddening; the fact that I will talk about anything on the stage, and reveal all this stuff, and yet when I'm at home, I clam up and won't discuss anything intimate or personal. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#79. There's the famous thing that the A&R man from the record company is supposed to do: He's supposed to come into the studio and listen to the songs you've been recording and then say, 'Guys, I don't hear any singles.' And then everybody falls into a terrible depression because you have to write one. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#80. I'd never really wanted to have a really 'private' life before. But when somebody starts delving into it and printing details through the tabloids for shagging people you shouldn't have shagged, then that probably made me shy away a bit more from giving too much away. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#81. When I used to put an album out, I knew everyone on the charts. There weren't that many bands. Now, I couldn't even name half the new groups. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#82. We live in an age where people are kind of a bit obsessed with celebrity and stuff. You can't help but be curious about it. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#83. Don't think that the things around you don't count, because they do. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#84. Well, once you've resigned yourself to the fact that you are the more mature pop performer and you're past the age you ever thought you would do it, you might as well do it as long as you can. As long as I can still lift a microphone, then I'll do it, you know. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#85. Being chronically shy I needed to create a persona for myself and be involved with a band where I could be ruler of my own kingdom. Then Pulp became hugely popular and I lost control of it, which is when it all went wrong. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#86. I had a job when I was 16 at a gas fitter, which was a bit like a pipe fitter. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#87. You know when you get into that thing where people want to discuss the relationship? I'd rather discuss what was on telly, avoid the issue, discuss anything other than the relationship. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#88. In the end, I don't think you can find soul. Soul finds you. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#89. I travel backwards and forwards quite a lot. I live very near to the train station. I'm kind of playing at being an expatriate, I suppose. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#90. For me, the great thing about music is that anybody can do it. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#91. 'You Are So Beautiful,' I think, is probably the, you know, the strongest tune I ever did in just the simplicity in it. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#92. You get to a certain age and you just want to prove that you can still rock - that you've still got it. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#93. I think the only thing I would've ever been any good at was probably being a pub landlord. I've thought of that a couple of times. - Author: Joe Cocker
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#94. You write a song about how you think at the time, and then gradually you drift away from that, and when it's far enough in the past, that's when you think, 'Now I have to write something new.' - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#95. I always feel like there are specific things about Houston. There's one museum in particular in Houston. So many of the things that I'm interested in now I can sort of trace back to that museum, which introduced me to them. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#96. I like bossy girls. I don't like girls who just do whatever they think you want them to do, and follow you around trying to please you all the time. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#97. I am proud, and more than a little excited, to be asked to work with Faber in an editorial capacity. It is my dearest hope that we will produce some fantastic books together. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#98. People who make good music aren't necessarily nice people. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#99. My route so far through life hasn't been particularly logical, or even thought out. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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#100. I would rather kill myself than play my own music ... I can't stand it when people do that. - Author: Jarvis Cocker
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