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Computerized medical records will enable statistical analysis to be used to determine which treatments are most effective.
I don't rely on my figure to sell records.
Now, when an American has an idea, he directly seeks a second American to share it. If there be three, they elect a president and two secretaries. Given four, they name a keeper of records, and the office is ready for work; five, they convene a general meeting, and the club is fully constituted.
Overall, we had about 50 meetings where the brothers would say that I couldn't do any solo records, I couldn't write for other people, I couldn't do this and I couldn't do that. These guys were trying to nail my feet to the ground.
When I started making my own records, I had this idea of drowning out the singer and putting the rest in the foreground. It was the background that interested me.
My records are borderline dance records. They've got a real electro-rock heart and soul, and the vibe of the sentiment is pop, but there's a lot of people that were like, 'This is a dance record.'
The day I run out of ideas is the day I stop making records.
Obama is like the kid brother whose only standard for judging his own achievements is the records his big brother set.
What changed our lives forever was when Malcolm had the idea to sell rock 'n roll records to trendy customers.
Being able to still make records is a privilege. I don't take it casually.
I want to sell out arenas and sell millions of records.
I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Trans and the vocals on Landing on Water.
We moved into the back, made it into a little 50s sitting room and started to sell the records. We had an immediate success. For one thing, these Teddy Boys were thrilled to buy the records.
I plan on making a lot more records, and hopefully one of them will be Grammy worthy.
I've noticed that when I am selling a lot of records, certain things become easier. I'm not talking about getting a table in a restaurant.
I have a solo deal with Columbia Records. So it's about, do I want to release an album, when can we do it, what kind of album should it be, how should it be released and marketed and what's the right timing? Do I have time to do it? It's all about questions.
I was signed to a record label at the same time as my friend Elliot Murphy, who makes great records to this day.
I made a record in 1996 called 'Animal Rights' that was a very difficult, very dark punk-rock record. Of all the records I've made, it's my favorite one. It's also the one that got the worst reviews and sold the worst.
When I first started in rock, I had a big guy's audience for my early records. I had a very straight image, particularly through the mid '80s.
When I was growing up, albums were my closest friends, as sad as that may sound - Joy Division's 'Closer,' or Echo and the Bunnymen's 'Heaven Up Here'... I had a more intimate relationship with those records than I did with most of the people in my life.
Occasionally, I hanker for the time when I sold more records, but I don't sit and drool about it. When I do look at early footage of Talking Heads, I realise I was just a wreck.
I always thought my records were number one; it's just the charts didn't think so.
My records are basically a litany of complaints against the world, and I'm quite like that in real life as well.
You can't trust an artist that just makes good records.
I think when I listen to old records, it puts me back in the atmosphere of what it felt like to make the record and who was there and what the room looked like. It's more a sensory memory.
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