Mike Rutherford Best Quotes

Michael John Cleote Crawford “Mike” Rutherford is an English musician. He is a founding member of Genesis and one of the band’s only two original members. Enjoy Mike Rutherford’s best quotes below.

Mike Rutherford
“Being in a band is always a compromise. Provided that the balance is good, what you lose in compromise, you gain by collaboration.”
“I can assume that the younger generations will no longer know what vinyl was. Maybe some kids will take their CD back to the shop, telling the shop owner they have a faulty disc and if they could please get a new one.”
“I’m completely hooked on polo.”
“I would feel horrible to think I had put my name on a pistol permit and allowed someone to carry around a gun and they committed another crime.”
“I have this pet thing about how global communications are moving so fast now, throwing information at you, making everything available to you, and yet I feel it’s leaving us more and more isolated.”
“Everyone I talk to has a Genesis story to tell.”
“Seventy percent of what I write, I throw out. I can write very easily, but writing original things is the hard bit.”
“When I’ve finished one project, I start thinking about the next.”
“When Peter Gabriel left, we obviously lost a very strong stage performer. Phil hasn’t replaced him; Phil’s done a different thing.”

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