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Tina Weymouth
November 22, 1950 -
Nationality: American
Category: Musician
Subcategory: American Musician

Even the Beatles found it hard to escape their image; they were trapped by it.


It's just such a pleasure to bring a talent you respect to the world.


If you have this passion for music, you don't stop doing it - it chooses you and doesn't release you.


It's hard to be perfect, It really is. I keep learning things after I've already bungled it.


Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists. His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14. Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid.


Art is not predictable. Art is not golf, as great as that may be. There are 360 degrees of choice to make.


We're not getting paid. We have these great musicians with us and it gives us a real charge. And the audience gives us a charge, because they keep it interesting all the time.


Stick to your instincts.


Sometimes, you have to go through a phase whether you like it or not.


When Talking Heads started, we called ourselves Thinking Man's Dance Music.


I play bass. I don't have to go out there and screech.


We don't always know what we're doing. We often just get excited, put something down, and say, 'Oh, neat'.


Many Japanese painters and calligraphers would change their names intentionally to keep their relationship to the art always fresh. This way, others' expectations can be avoided.


I don't want to wreck my voice. I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid. If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.


Talking Heads, for me and Chris, was a very personal thing that we shared with a lot of people. In a way, I'm glad it's over, because it allows us to move beyond the restrictions that followed.


I wasn't originally a bass player. I just found out I was needed, because everyone wants to play guitar.


David is purely a conceptual artist. He didn't play any instruments or paint or anything. We were painters.


We don't really have more than acouple of solos. It's just the way our music is put together.


You learn just as much from your failures. Sometimes you love your failures even more.


We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing a song about going nowhere. So it worked out very well I think.


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