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I didn't need to borrow money from the record company, because if I had my own publishing company, and I had my own writers, I'd have enough to get and do whatever I wanted to do.
I don't want a record company, but I need one, unfortunately.
Melissa Auf der Maur
There's timing. And then there's also certain people at the record company who worked incredibly hard and were incredibly enthusiastic about what I was doing.
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't, we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure.
I was literally told for 'The Show Goes On' that I shouldn't rap too deep. I shouldn't be too lyrical. It just needs to be something easy on the eyes. Like a record company telling Picasso that we don't need these abstract interpretations of life, where people have to sit down and look at it and break it down.
I'm pushing ahead on my own - you no longer need a large record company to make you a star.
Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we weren't able to get a record out through conventional means, so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans.
I talked to the record company about what I had in mind. They said they wanted something lush. I figured the best thing to do was let them hear what I had in mind.
Every time I release an album my old record company releases another one.
I've been lucky to be able to make the records I've wanted to make. The record company has never pressured me to cut certain songs.
I have been with the record company and Tommy was there doing records with other people.
Bananarama were written off from day one. Nobody believed in us but us. We kept having hits despite the record company, despite the press.
No one was more surprised that that first Boston record took off than the record company itself.
'Love Tattoo' I recorded without a record company. I'd gotten turned down by the record companies - they said they didn't get me, which is fine, I suppose.
When I was a teenager, I had a record company after me. They wanted me to be a pop act. They said they wanted me to be the next Sonia. I was 16 at the time. I said, 'No thank you.'
A lot of record company people, even though they're our age, want to be perceived as young hip guys, and they're hurting the business.
When you make a lot of money for a record company, they don't want you to evolve. Growing older, you naturally do.
I had always thought of starting my own record company. I haven't regretted the decision - yet!
The record company doesn't know what to do with me, because I'm not a Lily Allen, but I'm not really an indie artist, either. All the best artists have been in the middle.
Bat for Lashes
I have just enough people paying attention that I have the freedom to be in charge. And I have a great record company - Nonesuch understands what I'm about.
If you had a record company believing in you enough to cut an album then you had better have the ability to work the album on the road.
Yes it was we, are a few years back parted from our record company and took the album that we were making with them and released it independently in the United States had a number one Independent debut in the United States.
I suddenly realized that in order to do what I wanted to do, I had to become that which I hated - which is the head of a record company or a digital media conglomerate - and just do whatever you want.
Radio is aimed at the 30-year-old market, so you have to have great music and appeal to get that age group. And you need a record company to believe in you. It's like a bit of the perfect storm.
Several record companies had rejected my song 'Owner of A Lonely Heart' on the grounds it was 'too left field.' I never create to make a hit just to satisfy some record company executive's quarterly profit statement.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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