Mary Hart - I love music and musicians. And seeing great artists dropped from labels was really frustrating and sad to me.
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Lillie Langtry - Generally, you are held to a sound and that becomes your sound. That gets branded as your sound, and all the copycats start with it because the labels are looking for that sound.
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Irving Mills - I mean Iggy and The Stooges first couple of albums I think sold twenty five thousand between the two of them you know and so to talk in terms of an underground I mean you have to go really to the independent labels and things like that.
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Shane West - I'm recording another demo for another batch of record labels that we'll shop it around to.
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Sue Wicks - The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
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Frank Yerby - Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general.
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- In those days the big U.S. labels didn't have any particular interest in the Latin market.
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- I've tried to avoid labels, but they always find you.
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- What's even more unsettling is the way these people hide what they're doing from the public. They strip the labels off miracle wheat when they ship it, for instance, and say, 'Watch out. Don't plant too much and don't depend on it too much.'
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- I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels' understanding of digital technology.
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- Judge men less by the labels they wear than by their persistent labour for sure if slow progress.
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- Writers never feel comfortable having labels attached to them, however accurate they are.
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- It's just someone has labelled us as having a different label to do what you do. I find that labels are the worst thing in the world for artistic expression.
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- It is hard, though, 'cos record labels love to boss you around. I won't let them do that anymore.
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- Major labels blow all their money massively and blame it on the band.
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- So So Def has been one of the most successful and consistent labels in the game in the last 10 years.
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- I don't put labels on myself.
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- Independent artists and labels have always been the trend setters in music and the music business.
[ Always Artists Been Business Independent Labels Music Trend]
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- Whatever labels may be attached to the fifteen charges brought against me, they all arise from my having been a member of the Communist Party and from my activities as a member.
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- And so many of the kinds of labels you get stuck with don't really tell the story; Progressive, Art Rock, Noise Music, Downtown - it ends up being a struggle to stay out of debates that other people are having around you.
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- People from major labels were afraid to go to Black Flag gigs throughout most of the band's existence. They treated our gigs as something threatening. I'm sure that it probably was. They probably had reasons to be scared.
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- We aren't as concerned about the live aspect as other labels. The best live bands are the easiest to record.
[ Aspect Bands Best Concerned Easiest Labels Live Other Record]
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- I don't care what people call me, labels have the negative value of making smaller boundaries for people.
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- A lot of labels are hiring a lot more accountants than people that know music.
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- You see, party labels do not ensure unanimity any more than trying to cast the challenge we confront as a people through a partisan prism.
[ Any Cast Challenge Confront Ensure Labels More Partisan Party Prism See Than Through Trying Unanimity]
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- I was always looking to record, but how much I actually pursued it was another thing. The major labels weren't that interested in me, and the smaller labels didn't have any money to do anything.
[ Actually Always Another Any Anything How Interested Labels Looking Major Money Much Pursued Record Smaller Thing Weren]
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- We are too quick to put labels on things. It is my profession. I get up and paint. Everyone wants to put a label on it, but I am a free spirit, so I fight against that.
[ Against Am Everyone Fight Free Get Label Labels Paint Profession Put Quick Spirit Things Too Up Wants]
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- I've always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn't get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes.
[ Always Ate Books Boxes Candy Cereal Could Get Hands Labels Loved Read Toothpaste Up Words]
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- I know there are some labels that put out music for art's sake, but I don't know which ones.
[ Art Know Labels Music Ones Out Put Sake Some Which]
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- I think part of what happens is that small labels want to get bigger. And bigger is not better.
[ Better Bigger Get Happens Labels Part Small Think Want]
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- I think putting labels on people is just an easy way of marketing something you don't understand.
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- We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money, but we wanted to go with a company that is LA based, all in the same building, and really understands what the artists want.
[ Artists Based Bigger Building Company Could Go Gone La Labels Money More Much Really Same Understands Want Wanted]
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- We turned what is virtually a glorified independent label into one of the powerhouse labels in the town.
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- Labels don't mean anything to me. I'm trying to play as passionately as I'm able to. If they want to call that cool, that's fine. Just spell the name right, is the formula.
[ Able Anything Call Cool Fine Formula Just Labels Mean Name Passionately Play Right Spell Trying Want]
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- As far as being on a major label, some labels get it and get what they have to do, and some labels don't. I don't think the label I'm on necessarily gets it, but I think over time they're gonna have to.
[ Being Far Get Gets Gonna Label Labels Major Necessarily Over Some Think Time]
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- It's a radical time for musicians, a really revolutionary time, and I believe revolutions like Napster are a lot more fun than cash, which by the way we don't have at major labels anyway, so we might as well get with it and get in the game.
[ Anyway Believe Cash Fun Game Get Labels Lot Major Might More Musicians Napster Radical Really Revolutionary Revolutions Than Time Way Well Which]
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- Basically we just created our own label, but again we just did it to document our own music and create our own thing, so the major labels were just always out of our picture, we're not interested.
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- Major labels didn't start showing up really until they smelled money, and that's all they're ever going to be attracted to is money-that's the business they're in- making money.
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- I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason.
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- I think that's the problem in a lot of music. We've got these record labels.
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- Nobody from my label called any of their labels to get this done. Most of it happened very naturally. Mary and I have been friends for a long time. Then Jay-Z offered.
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- You know how it is with drawers and labels in the music business. They don't want anything to be complicated. They just want it simple, as simple as possible.
[ Anything Business Complicated Drawers How Just Know Labels Music Possible Simple Want]
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- I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern - wearing head-to-toe designer has become a bit passe. It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together.
[ Become Bit Classic Designer Designers Era Fashion Idea Individual Labels Luxury Mixing Modern New Passe Personal Rules Style Think Together Very Wearing]
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- Some people want to call me an Appalachian writer, even though I know some people use regional labels to belittle.
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- Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people.
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- I try not to name too many labels - not because it's not cool, but because it starts getting political.
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- A lot of people have tried to put labels on me, but right now I'm focused on being Kristi Noem and getting my message out to South Dakotans.
[ Being Focused Getting Labels Lot Message Now Out Put Right South Tried]
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- I think labels have been used alot during this election process to divide people, and at this point in time we really need people to come together, and be their own person, come with their own suggestions, and really solve the problems that we have facing this country.
[ Alot Been Come Country Divide During Election Facing Labels Need Own Person Point Problems Process Really Solve Suggestions Their Think Time Together Used]
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- I'm delighted about the track's success in the sports world, but the frustrating thing is, I don't think I got rich on it. The labels and publishers did very cheap deals on our songs.
[ Cheap Deals Delighted Did Frustrating Got Labels Our Publishers Rich Songs Sports Success Thing Think Track Very World]
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- Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels.
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- Labels are for cans, not people.
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- A lot of big labels will just sign bands like a write off.
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- Actually, we got signed in November of 2000 with Dreamworks which is the most amazing label. We have friends on other labels and though we are not selling millions of records, yet, they treat us with tons of respect and give us some very good guidance.
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- In the early 1970s. 1971, '72. The rooms were closing down, record labels weren't signing acoustic acts any more. Although they had been pretty much been getting out of that for some time before that.
[ Acoustic Acts Although Any Been Before Closing Down Early Getting Had Labels More Much Out Pretty Record Rooms Signing Some Time Were Weren]
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- I don't understand labels. I don't need anybody to tell me I'm Latina or black or anything else. I've played characters that were written for Caucasian females, I just want to be given the same consideration as everybody else, and so far that has been happening.
[ Anybody Anything Been Black Caucasian Characters Consideration Else Everybody Far Females Given Happening Just Labels Latina Need Played Same Tell Understand Want Were Written]
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- You know, I am just a musician and I have no idea these days what good and bad is in terms of labels.
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- Labels only confuse people. The smarter people recognize artists who transcend categories. But I always try to entertain. It's in my nature; writers are born to entertain. If that means working ostensibly within a genre, fine.
[ Always Artists Born Categories Confuse Entertain Fine Genre Labels Means Nature Only Ostensibly Recognize Smarter Transcend Try Within Working Writers]
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- We'll look at a bunch of deals that are being offered to us, and we decide where to go and continue on I guess. It's not too early to start considering our options with other labels.
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- I hate record labels. They think they know everything. I want to hear them try to sing it.
[ Everything Hate Hear Know Labels Record Sing Them Think Try Want]
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- I hate the industry even more now, no bands get nurtured anymore. Labels only spend money promoting acts they know will be Top Ten. I find it offensive spending $2 million on a video.
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- What I really resent most about people sticking labels on you is that it cuts off all the other elements of what you are because it can only deal with black and white; the cartoon.
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- Formats are going to change because this is what the people want. It's not what the labels want.
[ Because Change Formats Going Labels Want]
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- Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.
[ Behavior Bottled Essence Labels Names Our Past Plainly Printed]
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- Artists are traditionally resistant to labels.
[ Artists Labels Resistant Traditionally]
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- I've always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age, it tends to get categorized and labeled, and I think labels are for food. Canned food.
[ Age Always Canned Categorized Day Felt Food Get Labeled Labels Really Sexuality Slippery Tends Thing Think]
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- My feeling is that labels are for canned food... I am what I am - and I know what I am.
[ Am Canned Feeling Food Know Labels]
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- More labels should be like that. Instead of putting these records out myself, I should have just signed with them, but they probably don't like my music (laughs).
[ Instead Just Labels Laughs More Music Myself Out Probably Putting Records Should Signed Them These]
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- When I did the record, I was coming off a time when my contract had been sold and the music industry had changed a lot. I didn't understand how to make records for big labels. I was waiting for a new kind of record label to emerge.
[ Been Big Changed Coming Contract Did Emerge Had How Industry Kind Label Labels Lot Make Music New Off Record Records Sold Time Understand Waiting]
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- From doing Power Station, it was like, it's the same guys, but it doesn't sound like them. When we were in Duran, the labels and management wanted more Duran stuff so they could sell it.
[ Could Doing Duran Guys Labels Management More Power Same Sell Sound Station Stuff Them Wanted Were]
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- This is a very screwed-up business. Record labels don't sign a lot of bands these days. We just want to find a home and stay there and make records and do our thing and not have to look over our shoulder.
[ Bands Business Days Find Home Just Labels Look Lot Make Our Over Record Records Screwed-Up Shoulder Sign Stay These Thing Very Want]
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- Even though we're not the most punk rock band, the way we've done things is pretty punk rock. Just kinda say it with a big middle finger to the record labels and do it ourselves.
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- Whatever labels are being pinned on me have nothing to do with me.
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- I had gotten to a place where I truly believed everything I was called: 'not sexy,' 'not funny,' 'too intense,' desperate.' All those labels they gave me, I took them because there wasn't a trace of my true self left.
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- I think ethnic and regional labels are insulting to writers and really put restrictions on them. People don't think your work is quite as universal.
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- We are meeting with Sony, and we have a couple of other labels that suddenly have interest and that's really great because none of them have actually heard our stuff.
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- Genre labels are useful only insofar as they help you find an audience.
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- I now believe that major labels can only work with people who care more about fame and money than the quality of the art they produce.
[ Art Believe Care Fame Labels Major Money More Now Only Produce Quality Than Work]
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- One of the reasons I started Tzadik, which is my own label, is to keep things in print. I got tired of labels dropping things out of print when they don't sell.
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