Gavin Degraw Best Quotes

Gavin Shane DeGraw is an American musician and singer-songwriter. He rose to fame with the single “I Don’t Want to Be” from his debut album Chariot which became the theme song for the television drama series One Tree Hill. Enjoy Gavin Degraw’s best quotes below.

Gavin Degraw
“I don’t really take a step back too often to see what’s going on.”
“I don’t want to see Superman replaced with Superboy.”
“You can be a singer, and you can be a guitar player, but putting them together is another animal.”
“I was introduced to country music around a campfire on a farm.”
“There’s always some amount of gradual, slow burning destruction over the course of partying.”
“But I’ve never considered myself any kind of heartthrob. It sounds painful.”
“I happen to be a guy who also plays the piano and sings, so people automatically associate me with Billy Joel.”
“When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents, to sort of remind myself of him. A homage. He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands.”
“I live in a bus and go from place to place and sometimes feel very detached from what’s going on.”
“I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically.”
“So when you start touring, women are definitely going to check you out first.”
“Women are the first to jump on what is fashionable.”
“When I was a kid I got busted for throwing a rock through a car window and egging a house on halloween.”
“I like to do the splits onstage.”
“I may never get my own action figure, but at least I think what I’m doing is really legitimate musically.”
“I don’t want to be anything other than what I’ve been trying to be lately.”
“The early Billy Joel stuff I fell in love with, like Glass Houses, is a real rock record.”
“I can do a gig without an instrument.”
“I could tell it was a popular move as a writer to walk down the bass lines while you were writing a song.”
“I don’t take my clothes off in my videos.”
“I love to play music.”
“I miss that sensation of a small achievement feeling like a really big deal.”
“I think listening to real classic soul material made me learn how to feel music that’s sung.”
“I’m like a junkie for writing.”
“I’m very competitive, and my ego couldn’t handle that lack of success.”
“It’s not my goal to be a famous actor.”
“My dad didn’t want me to play guitar. He played piano, so I chose that. And I ended up loving it.”
“Playing in front of people is a lot different from playing in your room.”
“So I try not to have any actual expectations for myself for any level of success or failure.”
“So if I was dating somebody now and the relationship didn’t work out, I’d take that as failing.”
“So yeah, I play the piano for most of the show, but I like rock and roll.”
“We have a George Foreman grill on the bus.”
“When people put that sort of pressure on you, you’re worried that people won’t want to receive you.”
“I guess I’m happy that I’m getting the attention. Otherwise, I’d just be playing in a local bar in front of my family members, and I’m sure they’d get sick of that in no time.”

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