In this post, you will find great Mike McCready Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
You get some confidence in your songwriting abilities and go for the essentials – guitar, bass, drums, vocals. Those are the basic band essentials that have to be in place before you go any further.
When we’re not doing any Pearl Jam stuff, that’s when I’ll probably think of doing something else, whether that be scoring – hopefully more opportunities will come – or doing a solo thing.
As a band, we just don’t tolerate any kind of abuse or intolerance of any kind of LGBT people by any kind of government.
There’s this idea that, ‘All I have at the end of the day is my mind.’ That’s the only thing you can control. I believe that.
I have to eat in a way that’s good for me.
Duff McKagen’s been a dear friend of mind for a long time, and he’s a Seattlelite.
We want to push boundaries musically if we can and come at things from a different direction.
We came out of a very provincial city that was not very supportive of music, and we had to do our own thing and flyer everywhere.
I think, as an artist, you want to keep going – you want to keep taking challenges; you want to be pushed, in a way – and I think Sonic Evolution does that, it makes me feel a little uncomfortable and get out of my comfort zone.
Every Crohn’s and colitis patient is different, and they all respond to different things. That’s the craziest thing about it.
I’ve always wanted to have keyboards in the band.
I think our relationship with Epic had run its natural course, and it happened to coincide with the fulfillment of our contract. We decided not to resign with them.
We try to keep everything as in-house and small and as punk rock and do-it-yourself as we can. That’s part of our way of doing business.
I like to have a lot of different creative outlets.
There’s no time for regrets. You’ve just got to keep moving forward.
I never play as well without these guys; the best I have ever been creatively has been with Pearl Jam.
I am constantly amazed at their support over the years.
Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That’s their business.
Sometimes with Polaroids, the shot you want to get in your head doesn’t happen. What it makes me do is be patient, I guess, or let go of that presumption of what the shot’s going to be.
I like ‘X-Files‘-type shows with government conspiracies and extraterrestrials and all that.
It’s always push and pull with a record company.
I still believe guitars will be around as long as there’s rock music.
I’m amazed that people are even still wanting to listen to us.