Quotations by Richard Marx

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Born: Monday, September 16, 1963
Profession: Musician
Nationality: American


And to any new fans we made along the way, I say... welcome to our party. It's just starting to get going.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Fans, Party)

As a songwriter, there's nothing better than winning Song Of The Year. But I couldn't really celebrate, because it wasn't right. Luther wasn't standing next to me, to receive the award.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Winning, Nothing, Right, Song)

But I'm just having fun playing and giving Botox injections to the older songs.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Fun, Giving, Songs)

But more importantly, I think he remembered how very close I was with my own dad, who had died in 1997.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Dad)

But once you have some success in one style, the business wants to lock you in that vein forever.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Business, Success, Style)

Doing my own album provided me the opportunity to say whatever I wanted.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Opportunity)

I can't wait to front my band with these new songs and play for fans, but I've decided to keep my day job too.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Day, Fans, Job, Play, Songs)

I didn't want my last chapter to be the guy who sits at the piano and sings love songs.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Love, Songs, Want)

I don't think I've ever laid out a batch of songs that pick myself apart the way that these do.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Songs)

I fell off stage and bruised some ribs. The worst part was that the audience didn't realize I was gone.
- Richard Marx

I have complete freedom, and there's no way to get pigeonholed or bored. What could be better than that?
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Freedom)

I love when people get songs wrong. I love when people take something from a song that's totally not what I intended!
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Love, People, Song, Songs, Wrong)

I really didn't have any plans to record prior to doing My Own Best Enemy.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Enemy)

I think I do better when things are a little tougher.
- Richard Marx

I think really what I'm saying is that I thrive on adversity.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Adversity, Saying)

I understand that, but this disc shows the type of music that I've always liked and wanted to make.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Music)

I'm happy, I would say that I'm one of the happiest people I know but I've certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: People, Depression, Sadness)

I'm now so keenly aware that I have everything to prove and nothing to lose.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Nothing, Now)

I've always loved groups like U2 and Coldplay.
- Richard Marx

I've never written a song that I thought was a hit.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Thought, Song)

I've never, ever in my life enjoyed playing live the way I am now.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Life, Now)

In the past, there has always been so much pressure about carrying a show and promoting a record.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Past, Pressure)

It never ceases to amaze me that I get to do this for a living.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Living)

It's funny; Luther and I have written many songs together, but we've never written songs in the same room.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Funny, Songs)

My joke, which isn't really a joke, is that there will be one of two tours: the tour for the album that does well, or the tour for the album that stiffs.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Will)

One time Robert Plant was set to check into the same room after I checked out, so I removed every light bulb and ordered up a bunch of stinky cheese and put it under the mattress.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Time, Light)

People take songs so literally.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: People, Songs)

So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that I had been writing for years but hadn't recorded together, and the result was My Own Best Enemy.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Enemy, Result, Songs, Writing, Years)

The only thing that's a little tricky about it is sometimes people assume that if it's a new song, it's a reflection of what you're feeling or going through now.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: People, Feeling, Now, Reflection, Song)

When things are too easy I lose interest in them so I find ways to complicate them to get myself interested.
- Richard Marx
(Keywords: Interest)







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