A lot of the bands were really, really different and a lot of them actually didn't become huge but I think were hugely influential.
And living in a metropolitan area which is ethnically diverse, our lives are very complicated, so our emotional experiences are going to be varied like that.
And most bands have one particular style or sound that they do, and we have our own sound but we do a lot of different styles.
But as a writer and performer, I want to get paid for what I do.
But computers have changed the world for everyone, so there will be some way of working it out.
But, you know, the issues of humanity and what is fair treatment and good treatment of a fellow human being should not really be based on a personal sense of right and wrong or judgment.
Chris really loved the Stones, Clem was originally a Deadhead, Jimmy was into Procol Harum and I was into girl singers.
I always work on New Year's Eve, no matter what.
I do know the effect that music still has on me-I'm completely vulnerable to it. I'm seduced by it.
I don't mind if my skull ends up on a shelf as long as it's got my name on it.
I get myself a gig somewhere, whether it's in a club, whether it's in a bar, it doesn't matter, and I just work on New Year's Eve because I always feel it's very symbolic for me for the next year, for the new year.
I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority-I don't know who they are.
I mean I think that Blondie's influence is a little bit in a way more eclectic than those bands.
I think it's a Blondie tradition that all of our albums sort of have a wide spread of styles.
I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it's just terrific. There's so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing.
I'm a culture vulture, and I just want to experience it all.
I'm very proud of the fact that I was in two really interesting movies in the last year: one was Spun and the other was My Life Without Me.
Lately I've been believing that music predates speech.
Morality should have to do with killing people or hurting them or stealing from them, but when it comes to adult choices, I don't see it.
That was the impetus for me to do music or art, because I knew if I didn't try when I was young, then I would get to be in my 40's and I'd be really unhappy that I hadn't.
The radio stations have become big conglomerates, so the programming has become more unified throughout the whole country.
We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that's where language comes from.
We wanted to enjoy what we were doing and we had business things we had to straighten out and personnel problems and it sort of took a little time to do it.
You always fall for the rascal or the guy who's got a little bit of the devil in him. You can't help it.
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