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When I'm acting, I'm in a different place, singing is the last thing on my mind, and when I'm on stage, there's no acting at all involved, not even presentation, it's just who I am.
Harry Connick, Jr.
I'm able to sometimes express things even more articulately on the piano than I am with singing.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing.
I started singing in the bathroom. Nothing was coming out. It was ghastly.
I hated singing and getting up in front of crowds.
I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice. That was my way into that character.
Nowadays in pop, there's not a lot of men that are singing big and loud and high - it's not as common as it once was.
I started rejecting the proper way to sing and I started singing.
I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I'm singing. It comes down to being believable. You don't have to be likeable; generally, though, I think I am.
My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing.
I remember when I thought of singing as the bit that went between the guitar playing - something I couldn't wait to get out of the way. Singing was originally like a chore that I didn't really enjoy.
I went to art school when I was little. I took ballet lessons. I played a little kick ball. I was sort of into everything because I had too much energy and I didn't know where to put it. When I was a preteen, I got into singing, and became really obsessed with it.
Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.
When I was a preteen, I got into singing, and became really obsessed with it. But then, of course, that didn't work out.
In opera, there is always too much singing.
You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die, and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life. I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll. He has got no swing in him.
Edith Piaf knocked my socks off when I was 8, but I didn't know what she was singing about.
After being so bad I could hear the angels singing.
I don't want to be singing my diary.
I think singing comes most naturally for me. Because it's part of your body - it's a natural thing. You can practice all you want but it's part of your body.
I hated singing. I wanted to be an actress. But I don't think I'd have made it any other way.
I'm trying to open up my range and really sing more. With The Fugees initially, and even with 'Miseducation,' it was very hip-hop - always a singing over beats. I don't think people have really heard me sing out. So if I do record again, perhaps it will have an expanded context. Where people can hear a bit more.
I always seem to be singing against the grain.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.
If I heard someone else singing like me, I would buy it in a heartbeat.
Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
A lot of people when they try to sing Skid Row songs, they're screaming and yelling too much. It's more singing than screaming.
I started when I was about 11, singing.
I was singing a lot of waltzes. And I was with Jerry Kennedy, my producer, and he was playing me some songs, and he said, hey, I want to play you this song that I'm going to get Jackie Ward to record.
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