The Smiths Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 52 Quotes About The Smiths

#1. 'The Queen Is Dead' is not merely the Smiths' best album, but it is one of those timeless, perfect, inexhaustible artifacts that could only have been made by a gang of sullen, sun-deprived rock & roll boys fighting off adulthood tooth and nail. - Author: Rob Sheffield
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#2. She started wearing black and listening to the Smiths and reading Camus - Author: Lev Grossman
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#3. Back in the days of the Smiths, when we first started touring England - this is, like, 1984 - there were these two girls. They were literally vicar's daughters, and they used to follow us to every gig, no matter where we went. - Author: Andy Rourke
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#4. I like The Smiths as well. They took a cue from The Buzzcocks. They have jangly guitars instead of distorted guitars. All the Manchester bands have a character about them. The Stone Roses and The Smiths and all that. Even if you don't like them, they have a certain original sound. - Author: Steve Diggle
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#5. The Smiths hasn't been equaled. That goes for the composition of the songs, the lyrics, and the performance. - Author: Jeff Buckley
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#6. [In eighteenth-century Britain] engineers for the most began as simple workmen, skilful and ambitious but usually illiterate and self-taught. They were either millwrights like Bramah, mechanics like Murdoch and George Stephenson, or smiths like Newcomen and Maudslay. - Author: John Desmond Bernal
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#7. I like The Smiths - I would love to do a song with The Smiths, because they are so sonically different. - Author: Angel Haze
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#8. 'Hatful of Hollow' and 'The Smiths' were lent to me, and they made me want to create music that might make another person feel like they made me feel - to have an effect on someone. - Author: Alex Turner
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#9. Hershey was a source of pride for the townspeople of Smiths Falls, and was the instrument that put food on many tables. - Author: Arlene Stafford-Wilson
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#10. We heard about the Smiths later, through friends. What attracted us was how they could get across the meaning of the lyric through the tone of the vocal. A lot of bands just try to be catchy. The Smiths wanted to be more. - Author: Spencer Smith
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#11. They talked about each others' houses, and characters, and families
just as the Joneses do about the Smiths. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#12. The Smiths was an incredibly personal thing to me. It was like launching your own diary to music. - Author: Morrissey
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#13. Like, music expired with the Smiths"; - Author: David Mitchell
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#14. I went from working with Will Smith to working with Will Smith's wife. So the Smiths have been very good to me. - Author: Vivica Fox
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#15. GQ: "Who'll be the first of the Smiths to die?" M: "Me. I'll be shot - probably by one of the ex-Smiths. - Author: Steven Morrissey
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#16. I know there's bands that might write something that sounds like The Smiths, and they'll go, 'Oh, it sounds like The Smiths, we've got to make it sound not like The Smiths.' - Author: Noel Gallagher
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#17. Curs'd be that wretch (Death's factor sure) who brought Dire swords into the peaceful world, and taught Smiths (who before could only make The spade, the plough-share, and the rake) Arts, in most cruel wise Man's left to epitomize! - Author: Abraham Cowley
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#18. Let lying dogs sleep is something I always say in reference to the Smiths. - Author: Morrissey
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#19. I wouldn't mind seeing The Smiths reform. That would be cool. - Author: Oscar Isaac
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#20. I kinda learned to sing singing to Echo and the Bunnymen songs and Smiths songs: Morrissey would be a big favorite. - Author: James Mercer
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#21. The first music I ever got into was the '80s alternative bands that my brother listened to, like The Cure and The Smiths and R.E.M. and Fugazi. I can remember specifically saying The Cure was my favorite band back in second grade. - Author: Conor Oberst
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#22. When Morrissey and I started The Smiths, we thought pop music was the most important thing in the world. It was almost a spiritual thing for us, and because of that, we knew what it meant to be a fan. - Author: Johnny Marr
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#23. At one point in the mid-Eighties I shared a promoter with the Smiths. One night, we were sitting backstage when Morrissey burst in, utterly distraught, sobbing his heart out. Turns out someone had thrown a sausage at him on stage during 'Meat Is Murder.' - Author: Paul Merton
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#24. Lords are gold and knights steel, but two links can't make a chain. You also need silver and iron and lead, tin and copper and bronze and all the rest, and those are farmers and smiths and merchants and the like. A chain needs all sorts of metals, and a land needs all sorts of people. - Author: George R R Martin
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#25. Whoever says The Smiths have split shall be severely spanked by me with a wet plimsoll. - Author: Morrissey
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#26. I've almost never played the 'Smiths' records, once they've gone out. I was always like that and probably always will be. - Author: Johnny Marr
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#27. I grew up with 'best-of' cassettes. My first Smiths record was 'Hatful Of Hollow,' and I had hits albums by Elton John and The Cars. - Author: Brandon Flowers
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#28. You don't want to be a one-trick pony. On a lot of Smiths songs, I used a pick or a plectrum, and for some of the slow songs, I used my thumbs and my fingers. That's why I love the bass - it's adaptable, and you can express yourself so well with it. - Author: Andy Rourke
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#29. I will play the characters with last names like Sanchez and Gonzalez until the day I die, but I also want to play the 'Michelle Smiths.' - Author: Gina Rodriguez
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#30. Sing me to sleep, sing me to sleep. I'm tired and I want to go to bed. SIng me to sleep, sing me to sleep, and then leave me alone. Don't try to wake me in the morning because I will be gone. Don't feel bad for me. I want you to know, deep in the cell of my heart, I will feel so glad to go. - Author: The Smiths
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#31. I know the Smiths, I snapped, because lord knows you can launch any kind of criticism at me, lord knows I've heard it all before, but don't you dare doubt my musical knowledge. There's not much I can do right, just this one thing, but you cannot take this one thing from me. - Author: Leila Sales
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#32. You can hear the Celtic heartbeat all over Europe and America, from Bing Crosby to Jack White, from the Smiths to My Bloody Valentine, from House of Pain to Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. - Author: Rob Sheffield
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#33. I have so much pride and love for the songs of The Smiths. However, I must ask you, if you come across any Smiths CDs, don't buy them, because all the money goes to that wretched drummer. - Author: Steven Morrissey
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#34. for being the work of Elvish smiths in the Elder Days these swords shone with a cold light, if any Orcs were near at hand. Behind - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#35. I got shocked really bad at a show once. We do this big intro to a cover of the Smiths' "Panic on the Streets of London" and I got a huge shock and went, 'Ohhhh!' We had to stop the show for 15 minutes. - Author: Pete Yorn
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#36. My experience tells me, unfortunately, that so many people ask the question about 'The Smiths' reforming without really caring about the answer. They just really want to ask the question. - Author: Johnny Marr
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#37. I loved the Cure and Bauhaus and the Smiths. The people in my town weren't privy to that kind of music and I got abused. I discovered the microphone to get out some of that angst. - Author: Fred Durst
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#38. I have endless playlists on my iPod so will throw on, say, Bruce Springsteen or The Smiths, depending on what kind of day I'm going to have. - Author: Jessica Brown Findlay
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#39. The Smiths are singing and someone says Turn that gay angst music off. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#40. The Smiths are never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever going to reunite - ever. - Author: Morrissey
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#41. I get my flow from Daddy, my singing ability from Mommy, the camera stuff from both. That's just what happens when you hang out with the Smiths. - Author: Willow Smith
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#42. The Smiths is right there, insubordinates of an accidental moment in days when there is no sign anywhere of independent artists or a disconnected view. - Author: Morrissey
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#43. She become moody and depressed. She started wearing black and listening to the Smiths and reading Camus in the original whatever. Her eyes became interestingly pouchy and sunken. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#44. I inspect the notebook of CDs laying on the floor. There's the usual suspects in there, Green Day and The Clash and The Smiths, yeah, but there's also Ella and Frank, even Dino, some Curtis Mayfield and Minor Threat and Dusty Springfield and Belle & Sebastian, - Author: Rachel Cohn
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#45. FIRE CHIEF: Life is very simple, really. [To the Smiths:] Go on and kiss each other. - Author: Eugene Ionesco
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#46. My very first job was selling pop off the back of a wagon. Then I went to work in a timber yard to save up for my bass amp and joined The Smiths. - Author: Andy Rourke
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#47. The girl that introduced The Smiths' song 'Asleep' to me was an important musical influence that I met in college. From there it's been an ongoing journey of different bands at different times, introducing bands and songs to me. - Author: Stephen Chbosky
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#48. There's all kinds of depictions of black men. You have the Denzel Washingtons and the Will Smiths; that's wonderful, but that doesn't represent everyone. There's a Russell Crowe ... well, you know, there's a black Russell Crowe. - Author: Michael Jai White
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#49. Nature is a language, Can't you read? - Author: The Smiths
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#50. The solo years have been more meaningful to the audiences than the Smiths years, but the press in England only write about me in relation to the Smiths era. - Author: Morrissey
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#51. Woolies had a DVD sale on so I treated myself to a couple or five plus two CD's, one of which is The Smiths. It'll come in handy when my credit card statement hits the mat and I need something to listen to that's conducive to suicide. - Author: Gillibran Brown
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#52. Send me the pillow, the one that you dream on. - Author: The Smiths
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