Bradford Cox Quotes.
I always write the first and last song of an album first, and then the middle just kind of happens.
I don’t have anything to prove.
I’m a really friendly guy, I guess, and I really like meeting people.
I’m more into Neil Young and radical honesty.
When I do a record, it sounds more punk and raw. Or it will sound louder, or it will sound more shocking. Or mind-boggling. I’ll be trying to figure it out, but once I’ve got it figured out I’ll be like, I know this; I know where this came from. I think art is most interesting when the intention is not clear.
I think the younger kids need to realize there’s this whole forgotten 90s that people don’t really talk about.
I’ve been used for writing rhythm guitar chords for a long time because it’s so easy to play and chords just sound good on it.
I need punk rock. It’s the medicine for me, but it’s bitter and sickening. If you don’t need it – if you’re happy and healthy – run toward that.
I was only in the public eye because I was annoying. You know how neurotic people may ask for one thing when they may really want another thing? It was like I was asking for attention, but I didn’t really want attention.
As a homosexual, my job is simply to sodomize mediocrity.
When I go on a nostalgia trip it’s not aesthetic. For me it’s about trying to recapture the smell or the feeling of something that I’ve experienced in the past personally.
I refuse to put myself into a situation in which I have to face some kind of “I’m losing it” kind of thing. I’m not “losing it”; it’s changed. What it is is changing.
I’m not the guy in the dress with the blood and the unrequited gay whatever – which, according to my psychiatrist, my gayness is a form of narcissism but you’ll have to ask him about that.