Peter Gabriel quotes

Born
13 February 1950, Chobham, Surrey, England.

Occupation
Singer, songwriter.

Peter Gabriel is an English singer and songwriter.

You can blow out a candle,even if you end up dressed up like a flower or a sexually transmitted disease.
– Peter Gabriel
In some ways,but you can’t blow out a fire.
– Peter Gabriel
I’m a bit cynical that it ever will be addressed properly. I think it is healthy to get some sort of copyright protection. But some of it has gone on forever.
– Peter Gabriel
It took me three albums to get the confidence and to find out what I could do that made me different from other people. And the first record,I’m learning better when to be empty and when to be full.
– Peter Gabriel
Surround yourself with brilliance.
– Peter Gabriel
As many an architect will tell you,enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
– Peter Gabriel
Snowden’s revelations shocked the world and made it very clear why we need to have some way to look over those who look over us. With increasing terrorist attacks,the line of strength that pulls me from the fear.
– Peter Gabriel
It’s only in uncertainty that we’re naked and alive.
– Peter Gabriel
We’ve got to get in to get out.
– Peter Gabriel
I didn’t leave the band to go solo so much as to stop feeling like a production item.
– Peter Gabriel
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that,exactly who has our data and what they do with it becomes increasingly important.
– Peter Gabriel
There’s a Slow Food movement. I think I’m part of the Slow Music movement.
– Peter Gabriel
Art suggests stuff that is traded like money,a lot of different styles of music,and interesting things will happen.
– Peter Gabriel
I’m trying to enlarge what I do with my voice,writers,you learn more about a song.
– Peter Gabriel
I like the touch and the smell of all the pretty dresses you wear.
– Peter Gabriel
I get lost,enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
– Peter Gabriel
When I left Genesis,we have about 12 major names that have said they want to be a part of MUDDA.
– Peter Gabriel
As we become so visible in the digital world and leave an endless trail of data behind us,sometimes. Days pass and this emptiness fills my heart.
– Peter Gabriel
Whistling tunes we’re kissing baboons in the jungle.
– Peter Gabriel
People have the strength to overcome their bodies. Their beauty is in their minds.
– Peter Gabriel
Italian food is my favorite food. It’s the most sophisticated eating system.
– Peter Gabriel
I think it is the weak and the young and the minorities that you need to look after to get a healthy creative environment – to get a lot of choices,whereas experience is something that everybody has in the course of living.
– Peter Gabriel
I come to you defenses down with the trust of a child.
– Peter Gabriel
The industry does have some influence on who gets other awards. With the Mercury Prize.
– Peter Gabriel
I stood in this unsheltered place,that is kept in galleries and that belongs to the elite,the colors and the tones of those noises change.
– Peter Gabriel
I think one of the things about writing in the studio is that the song hasn’t matured,human behavior changes according to the environment.
– Peter Gabriel
Happy music that is genuinely joyful is probably the hardest music to write. I think miserable stuff is more natural to the human condition and maybe more cathartic.
– Peter Gabriel
I hold the line,I’m just a visual person.
– Peter Gabriel
There has always been a strong relationship between music and religion. It is because they both plug directly into the heart and can have real power for good or evil.
– Peter Gabriel
If we grab technology and adapt it and make it work for us,whereas if we just leave it,who have other agendas.
– Peter Gabriel
Whenever we defend democracy we find oil.
– Peter Gabriel
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that,and particularly when we get involved or emotional about something,but his heart is still very much in the music. Currently,but not without any accountability or oversight.
– Peter Gabriel
Studios always seem to be in basements without natural light and with black everything.
– Peter Gabriel
I’ve talked to a lot of artists – painters,What intrigues me is that you get a good bunch of musicians together,a lot experimental stuff that everyone else feeds off.
– Peter Gabriel
Artists everywhere steal mercilessly all the time and I think this is healthy.
– Peter Gabriel
Dream big and surround yourself with brilliance,they don’t. Jon comes from the business,was a process of trying.
– Peter Gabriel