Lukas Forchhammer Quotes

Lukas Forchhammer Quotes.

I write instead of going to the shrink!

I write instead of going to the shrink!
Lukas Forchhammer
I don’t know why, but I don’t fancy writing love songs; I never have.
Lukas Forchhammer
‘7 Years’ is, you could say, a song that eats its own children. That we need to get past the song and get to the person and get to the record and get to the music so we can keep releasing.
Lukas Forchhammer
Dr. Dre’s ‘2001’ album changed modern pop music.
Lukas Forchhammer
It’s very satisfying when you see your song at the top of the charts.
Lukas Forchhammer
When we perform music at TV shows, we always try to do something that’s not scripted because anything that’s a surprise for the audience and the crew and the other performers, it works better on camera and for the people back home, too.
Lukas Forchhammer
Here in America, the big-brand collaborations kind of signify how far you’ve gotten. So in that sense, it’s a giant kudos to us that we, within the first year, get to be the first ones to be the launchers of this Pepsi Sound Drop.
Lukas Forchhammer
We’ve had to be escorted out of venues, things like that. We get security guards now.
Lukas Forchhammer
I write about what happens in my life – and my dad’s passing was a huge blow to me.
Lukas Forchhammer
The songs were there before the band was there, and it’s my songs. And it’s like, we’re not in the 1950s. We can’t call ourselves, like, ‘The Revolvers’ – it just doesn’t work that way. And ‘The Lukas Graham Band’ just sounded wrong.
Lukas Forchhammer
Listening to all these different musical genres from all over the world and listening to my father’s record collection, the Irish folk influences from home. Of course they’re all in there somewhere hiding within the lyrics and melodies. But rap music was the biggest influence on my way of writing and my performing.
Lukas Forchhammer
I never watched any award show.
Lukas Forchhammer
I don’t play any instruments. I don’t produce. I don’t know which keys or chords I am using, so, in essence, I need the band and the production team – otherwise, I am just some guy with a hat and a song.
Lukas Forchhammer
We’re like, ‘Woah, are we even in that league where we get nominated for a VMA?’ And yet our name is right down there among the other nominees. It’s very, very strange coming from a country of five and a half million people.
Lukas Forchhammer
My biggest influence is rap. It spoke to me, probably because of my upbringing in Christiania. You listen to ‘The Chronic’ and you can hear that anger and frustration.
Lukas Forchhammer
The lyrics are the essential part in our songs.
Lukas Forchhammer
I really like singing. I believe that if I wasn’t a good singer, I would have been tossed out of school.
Lukas Forchhammer
It’s not that I’m trying to write another ‘7 Years’ or a new version of ‘Mama Said.’ Songs just kind of come out of nowhere, and you need to catch them when they do.
Lukas Forchhammer
I think losing my father was OK in the sense that it’s cool for me not to have a father; it’s normal. I’m supposed to bury my father. But what I didn’t realize was that my father was my best friend, and that still gets me… that still irritates me a lot.
Lukas Forchhammer
I was writing rap at 12 years old and began writing songs as a 20-year-old. I think I wrote my first song in the winter of 2008-2009, when I was in Buenos Aires. I was writing about growing up and my boys back home.
Lukas Forchhammer
Our goals, our dreams and ambitions have always been towards performing live music across the globe, and so when we were told we were performing at The Billboard Awards or being nominated for a VMA, they’re like extra bonuses.
Lukas Forchhammer
I wish we could not ever get recognised on the streets, do no selfies, and still perform music all over the world. Unfortunately I don’t think that’s going to be the case, but I’m doing my best to just keep my feet on the ground and my eyes on the prize.
Lukas Forchhammer
We don’t take advantage of our position. We keep saying no to free stuff, as we can afford it now.
Lukas Forchhammer
I get emotionally spent answering questions about my dead father and my criminal friends and my upbringing in a hippie environment in a marginalized community.
Lukas Forchhammer
I bought a restaurant – that was pretty expensive.
Lukas Forchhammer
I never want to lose sight of my roots… A lot of artists want the riches and the fame. I want to tell stories you can put into the context of your life.
Lukas Forchhammer
If it was up to me, it would be nice not ever to get stopped on the street, because we just do music. I didn’t do this to become a celebrity.
Lukas Forchhammer
I don’t mind Ed Sheeran, but I wouldn’t want to be compared to a guy that builds his song around a guitar, since we do not have a guitar in our band.
Lukas Forchhammer
Seeing my child born is so much more important than anything else I’ve got going on.
Lukas Forchhammer
We have a big fan base in Australia, but none of us have been before.
Lukas Forchhammer
‘7 Years’ seems to have attracted a lot of age groups – people seem to see their own lives in the song, and it’s great to see so many people reacting in that way to it.
Lukas Forchhammer
It’s always more fun when something happens outside of a script.
Lukas Forchhammer
I don’t think I can remain anonymous for that much longer. It was fun while it lasted. Very fun.
Lukas Forchhammer
I dropped out of law school when I got my record deal.
Lukas Forchhammer
I’ll probably stay in Copenhagen… I can keep writing songs about my local community and about crime.
Lukas Forchhammer
What hit me in the gut about hip-hop was that someone else grew up tough enough to be angry at the entire system.
Lukas Forchhammer
Graham was my father’s second name, so I took Graham because Lukas Graham sounded cool.
Lukas Forchhammer
When my dad died, my world crumbled.
Lukas Forchhammer