Kim Deal Best Quotes

Kimberley Ann Deal (born June 10, 1961), known as Kim Deal, is an American singer, songwriter and musician, best known as the former bassist and backup vocalist of the alternative rock band Pixies, and the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for The Breeders. Deal joined the Pixies in January 1986 as the band’s bassist, adopting the stage name Mrs. John Murphy for the albums Come On Pilgrim and Surfer Rosa. Following Doolittle and the Pixies’ hiatus, she formed The Breeders with Tanya Donelly, Josephine Wiggs and later introduced her twin sister Kelley Deal. The Pixies broke up in early 1993. Enjoy Kim Deal’s best quotes below.

Kim Deal
“To my mind, there is a reason that music is there and it’s about being human.”
“It was really weird to have a hit. Of course, we had a certain level of fame in the Pixies, but nothing I had ever done had been mall-kid friendly.”
“Bob summed it up best when he was on his knees at the end of the night saying, ‘Don’t trust in Guided By Voices.’ You were there; was the show awful or something? I know it was sloppy, but they’re not really that tight anyway, but was it embarrassing, was it sad?”
“We were over in Europe all the time their posters were up. That’s why I liked them. So now all of a sudden they’re going to get a band hat on, and say people aren’t acting the right way?”
“When the band begins to get a name for themselves, and the writers get assigned to bands, they’ll hit somebody who just doesn’t like that kind of music, or they love hip hop but hate guitar rock.”
“I like the club. It looks nice with all the tables out. They were freaking out, the Gilly’s people.”
“Maybe I’m an elitist, but I don’t feel like I am.”
“I thought I’d do everything on four-track, and then I’ll record every instrument myself in a studio, and then I’ll have a solo album released by spring.”
“It’s like they had a backlash the first 11 years. I think the reason why it always seems like there’s a backlash is because when bands are unknown, they only get written about by fans.”
“You know it has to do with Kelley and drugs, and me… and there’s like, what is it? I didn’t read it. That’s my thing. That’s what I do, I don’t read things if I don’t think they’re going to be good. I don’t even look at the pictures.”

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