The Edge Quotes & Sayings

17 most famous The Edge quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 56 year old Irish musician born on Aug 8, 1961.

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“You see, rock and roll isn't a career or hobby - it's a life force. It's something very essential.”
“The big cop-out would be to accept popularity rather than opting to try to create potent work. It's so easy to do the popular thing, the expected thing, and that's where you start to cheat yourself - and your fans, in the end - because there's an inherent dishonesty in pandering and dishing up what everyone's expecting.”
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“U2 albums never get finished. They just get released.”
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“Music is such a great communicator. It breaks down linguistic barriers, cultural barriers, it basically reaches out. That's when rock n' roll succeeds, and that's what virtuosity is all about.”
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“For me, my awkward phase corresponded to an interest in rock n' roll. From experience, I'm guessing an insecure childhood is probably quite a common thing among people who start a rock band.”
“Jazz came out of New Orleans, and that was the forerunner of everything. You mix jazz with European rhythms, and that's rock n' roll, really. You can make the argument that it all started on the streets of New Orleans with the jazz funerals.”
“Weirdly enough, if I'm having trouble with a guitar part - not the playing of it but the writing - I'll mess around with echo and other effects, just turn everything up and make it as crazy as can be, and it winds up taking me somewhere. I've found so many guitar parts from echo. It's limitless.”
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“For me, looking back is akin to being on a tightrope and looking down. It doesn't help you in the present moment to deal with what you have to deal with in order to move forward.”
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“I might have to take the 12 steps to Workaholics Anonymous.”
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“Jamming is really the most awful, excruciating experience for me; I really don't enjoy it.”

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