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James Mercer quotes: I know that there are a lot of sort of silly things that one thinks as a music listener about bands. I am a fan of many bands. I know that there are a lot of sort of silly things that one thinks as a music listener about bands. I am a fan of many bands.
James Mercer quotes: I tend to write a pretty half and half split of, like, slow, morose things and then sort of more upbeat stuff. I tend to write a pretty half and half split of, like, slow, morose things and then sort of more upbeat stuff.
James Mercer quotes: Horrible dates are when you're with people who are immature and can't really be comfortable in their own skin. Horrible dates are when you're with people who are immature and can't really be comfortable in their own skin.
James Mercer quotes: I tend to [have] a lot of ideas but then just leave them in that infant form and kind of move on. I tend to [have] a lot of ideas but then just leave them in that infant form and kind of move on.
James Mercer quotes: The part of modern pop music I don't know much about is hip hop. The part of modern pop music I don't know much about is hip hop.
James Mercer quotes: I kinda learned to sing singing to Echo and the Bunnymen songs and Smiths songs: Morrissey would be a big favorite. I kinda learned to sing singing to Echo and the Bunnymen songs and Smiths songs: Morrissey would be a big favorite.
James Mercer quotes: My hope is that one day I'll be able to work and have a quieter life, but still a creative life. My hope is that one day I'll be able to work and have a quieter life, but still a creative life.
James Mercer quotes: I really know so little about recording, and I'm learning as I go. I really know so little about recording, and I'm learning as I go.
James Mercer quotes: The lines are all imagined. The lines are all imagined.
James Mercer quotes: My whole goal is to make good records and keep myself inspired and able to accomplish what I need to accomplish. My whole goal is to make good records and keep myself inspired and able to accomplish what I need to accomplish.
James Mercer quotes: I sit and write songs alone and then get together with people to help me flesh it out into a recording. I sit and write songs alone and then get together with people to help me flesh it out into a recording.
James Mercer quotes: Until having kids, I had never really thought about mortality so much. Until having kids, I had never really thought about mortality so much.
James Mercer quotes: Life is sad. People, you know, are going to pass, and you know that you will one day. Life is sad. People, you know, are going to pass, and you know that you will one day.
James Mercer quotes: Maybe it's just parenthood that puts you in a situation where you just have to develop a new attitude, I guess, about things. Maybe it's just parenthood that puts you in a situation where you just have to develop a new attitude, I guess, about things.
James Mercer quotes: I think that once you start writing songs, you start developing a library of ideas that you can go and take from, so it gets easier as you go. I think that once you start writing songs, you start developing a library of ideas that you can go and take from, so it gets easier as you go.
James Mercer quotes: I'm real happy. I've been lucky in love, and I've got a wonderful kid now, and things have been going well. I'm real happy. I've been lucky in love, and I've got a wonderful kid now, and things have been going well.
James Mercer quotes: I'm not really excited about the idea of committing to anything permanently. I'm not really excited about the idea of committing to anything permanently.
James Mercer quotes: Meeting Perry Farrel was kind of cool. He's such an icon, and I was such a fan of Jane's Addiction. Meeting Perry Farrel was kind of cool. He's such an icon, and I was such a fan of Jane's Addiction.
James Mercer quotes: My attempt at really doing classic sort of songwriting is Shins stuff. My attempt at really doing classic sort of songwriting is Shins stuff.
James Mercer quotes: The fact that I'm often pushing my voice as hard as I can is from playing in nightclubs in Albuquerque where you don't have a good sound system. The fact that I'm often pushing my voice as hard as I can is from playing in nightclubs in Albuquerque where you don't have a good sound system.
James Mercer quotes: My dad and I get into it all the time. He loves to discuss politics much more than I do and we have pretty heated conversations. My dad and I get into it all the time. He loves to discuss politics much more than I do and we have pretty heated conversations.
James Mercer quotes: There's not a lot of thinking that I need to do away from the studio on Broken Bells stuff. There's not a lot of thinking that I need to do away from the studio on Broken Bells stuff.
James Mercer quotes: I really [enjoy] working with new people and just sort of the freshness of it ... I [want] to have those new conversations, musically and otherwise. I really [enjoy] working with new people and just sort of the freshness of it ... I [want] to have those new conversations, musically and otherwise.
James Mercer quotes: My dad was a Navy munitions officer, and by the end of his career, he was a specialist in nuclear weapons. My dad was a Navy munitions officer, and by the end of his career, he was a specialist in nuclear weapons.