Charlie Puth Best Quotes

Charlie Puth is an American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. Puth started his early career and gained popularity by posting his own work to YouTube, ultimately becoming widely known … Enjoy Charlie Puth’s best quotes below.

“I started piano when I was four. My mom taught me. And then I went to Manhattan School of Music during high school, like every Saturday. And then I went to Berklee for college, in Boston.”
“I don’t love the whole Hollywood mentality, but I do love the weather and how motivated everyone is around here. It motivates me to make fun music.”
“I came out to L.A. to be a songwriter and not an artist, and I’m so excited because I always secretly wanted to be an artist.”
“I’m always inspired by people who have really cool Twitter profiles.”
“One of my goals is to find an unsigned YouTube artist and feature them on my album. That’s what I wished someone would’ve done for me.”
“I actually get a lot of messages with people saying, ‘What’s a Marvin Gaye?’ and, I mean… Oh, wow. I must be getting old, because someone who was born in 2004 just asked me what a Marvin Gaye was.”
“A lot of people don’t know, but New Jersey has, like, 700,000 acres of farmland.”
“I didn’t start singing until I was 16. I was afraid to sing in front of people.”
“I downloaded ProTools – legally, of course… and I wanted to impress girls by making remixes of songs.”
“I listened to a lot of Marvin Gaye and Motown records.”
“I skipped class a lot.”
“I started making remixes for every specific girl I wanted to date. That’s how I learned how to use Pro Tools, and then I started making my own music.”
“I’m down to act a little bit – go on a couple auditions or make one of those three-second cameos with one line.”
“I’m in L.A., I’m in my early 20s, and I’m like, ‘There are so many pretty girls here! Let’s Marvin Gaye and get it on!’”
“If I was on a ‘Modern Family’ kind of show, and they said, ‘You have to say that the burger is $5.55; Have a good day!’… I could do that!”
“It’s crazy because I have a scar on my right eyebrow, but people who don’t know me very well think that I just intentionally shave that part of it.”
“It’s very easy for people to put out music.”
“The fact that people are actually shaving their eyebrows is very flattering. But it’s crazy that people are singing songs I wrote in my bedroom.”
“The scar on my eye is a result of the doctor’s sewing up my face. It was 450 stitches and plastic surgery.”
“I had three toy buckets, and I would put hot water in them because we weren’t allowed to sit in the jacuzzi – we weren’t old enough – so I would charge people $1, and everyone would line up, and everyone would sit in this disgusting hot water-sand-filled thing, and I would get $1 and go to the snack bar and get an Oreo.”
“I was carrying my friend in his casket to put him in the hearse, and I was thinking, ‘I need to write a song for this guy, because he always told me I would have a No. 1 song.’”
“I would be a giraffe because I just want to experience what a sore throat and being a giraffe feels like. It would be really uncomfortable walking around in the Sahara and being like, ‘I really need, like, 15 lozenges for my giraffe body.’”
“I’ve always made weird sounds with my mouth. I’ve always been fascinated by the sound design, what you can do with your mouth. I was the kid dancing around in third grade on the basketball court. While everyone would be playing sports, I would be jumping around.”
“Marvin Gaye is an inspiration to me. He was one of the first Motown musicians that my mom and dad introduced me to, and I always thought it would be a good idea if I was ever an artist, and now I am, to make a record called ‘Marvin Gaye.’”
“My first date ever, I was kind of nervous, so I was like, ‘I’m going to bring Brady to this walk on the beach with this girl,’ and she was like, ‘Oh my gosh, I have a King Charles Cavalier, too.’ I’m like, ‘Money, perfect, amazing.’”
“On YouTube, when you have a big viral success with a song that isn’t your own, the natural inclination for most YouTubers is to keep doing that. What you really should do is show people that you actually have substance and can write your own music.”
“The first person that I ever heard sing a song I wrote was Jason Derulo. I was in the studio when he was doing it, and I mean, I’ve heard that guy’s voice my whole life. When he was singing words I wrote, I started kind of choking up, but I tried to be all manly and puff my chest up and be all, ‘Yeah, it’s not a big deal.’”
“What’s cool about the beatboxing is I was so afraid to sing in front of my peers, my parents, anybody. I just wouldn’t do it. So in sixth grade, I would turn to beatboxing because it made me feel better. Like, I can beatbox ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot.’ Doing that a bunch of times eventually gave me the confidence to sing in front of people.”
“When I get high anxiety, I vomit. My mom was so stressed out. Then I found out I was staying in John Mayer’s old dorm room, and I had a nice roommate. That completely brought me down. I was completely comfortable at Berklee.”
“When my dad played me ‘Walking Man,’ I heard those chord changes and that melody, it completely blew me away. Maybe you wouldn’t really hear the James Taylor influences in my music, but they’re definitely buried in there.”

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