Making Music

Duran Duran’s first successful back-to-back road trip



Making Portable Music

Duran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven “Second British Invasion” of the US. Since the 1980s, they have placed 14 singles in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart and 21 in the Billboard Hot 100, and have sold over 70 million records.

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Music is the shorthand of emotion. - Leo Tolstoy

Music is the soundtrack of your life. - Dick Clark

Kind words are the music of the world. - F.W. Faber

Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Extraordinary how potent cheap music is. - Noel Coward

Music is a means of rapid transportation. - John Cage

Wagner's music is better than it sounds. - Mark Twain

Rock and roll: music for the neck downwards. - Keith Richards

Music is a higher revelation than philosophy. - Ludwig Van Beethoven

Music is well said to be the speech of angels. - Thomas Carlyle

I hate music - especially when it's played. - Jimmy Durante

You can't touch music, but music can touch you. - Mordecai

Making music should not be left to the professionals. - Michelle Shocked

Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. - Oscar Wilde

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. - Decca Record Company

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. - Kin Hubbard

Country music has always been the best shrink that 15 bucks can buy. - Dierks Bentley

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. - Elvis Presley

The power of music feels like taking a a nice brake from this busy world. - Millie DeWitt

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below. - Joseph Addison

Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. - William Congreve

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

My advice would be if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't. - Simon Cowell

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. - Walter Lippmann

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. - John Lennon

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Whatever music sounds like, I am glad to say that it does not sound in the smallest degree like German. - Oscar Wilde

A hundred years from now, people will listen to the music of the Beatles the same way we listen to Mozart. - Paul McCartney

What sounds to you like a big load of trashy noise... is in fact... the brilliant music of a genius... myself. - Iggy Pop

Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpoints to hack post-horses. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays. - Oscar Wilde

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. - Charlie Parker

Morals are an acquirement - like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis - no man is born with them. - Mark Twain

Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common. - Sarah Dessen

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means put down. - Bob Newhart


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19-Sep-2017