Brian Eno quotes about music

"Agressive music can only shock you once. Afterwards its impact declines. It's inevitable."

Brian Eno   music

"Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you're listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music."

Brian Eno   music

"Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you're listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music."

Brian Eno   music

"I hate the rock music tradition. I can't bear it!"

Brian Eno   music

"Avant-garde music is sort of research music. You're glad someone's done it but you don't necessarily want to listen to it."

Brian Eno   music

"At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art."

Brian Eno   music

"At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art."

Brian Eno   music

"I wanted to get rid of the element that had been considered essential in pop music: the voice."

Brian Eno   music

"Music in itself carries a whole set of messages which are very, very rich and complex, and the words either serve to exclude certain ones or point up certain others."

Brian Eno   music

"Music in itself carries a whole set of messages which are very, very rich and complex, and the words either serve to exclude certain ones or point up certain others."

Brian Eno   music
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