Danger Mouse Quotes

Danger Mouse, is an American musician, songwriter and record producer. He has collaborated with many other artists, including Beck, Daniele Luppi, Norah Jones, Jack White and U2.

“I started out really making music in my dorm room, and it wasnt really producing or anything like that; it was you making something.” – Danger Mouse

“All I do is listen to music. It’s a weird thing. It’s like I have so much catching up to do. I’ve always been over my head. That’s just the way I work best, you know. Like when you’re studying for school you think, “I can only study when I have to study the night before.” That kind of means you’re lazy or you’re a procrastinator, but for me with music it’s a similar thing. It’s like I’ve been over my head for most of my career so to speak.” – Danger Mouse

“Broken Bells reminds me how much fun I have making music.” – Danger Mouse

“I have ideas all of the time from the beginning, but they never really wind up turning out like I thought they would.” – Danger Mouse

“When I dont have a good time making music, I think of quitting a lot. I really do. I can create something else. Ill do something else.” – Danger Mouse

“I’d hate to have to leave music, but if I got stuck some place, I would.” – Danger Mouse

“I often have an argument with people. I say name me a classic song that’s not sad in some kind of way. And even if you can, you’ll have to search pretty far.” – Danger Mouse

“I’m into song-writing; I’m into melodies that break your heart a little bit. That’s the thing that got me into music; that’s what I look for in music for the most part.” – Danger Mouse

“After the ‘Grey Album,’ everyone thought of me as the hip-hop guy, the remix maestro. I didn’t know how to show them otherwise.” – Danger Mouse

“I always thought ‘Rome’ would change things for me, that people would finally understand what I do.” – Danger Mouse

“The first two projects I did out of my dorm room were mock film soundtracks.” – Danger Mouse

“Daft Punk wouldn’t have normally fit into anything that was pop on the radio, but they just did it.” – Danger Mouse

“When you’re younger, you have ideas and visions of what you’re going to be like when you’re older and what love is going to be like and who you’re gonna be married to and all of these different things.” – Danger Mouse

“Basically, the way I do it is I get to work with a bunch of people; get a bunch of great people together, and you’ll be able to get something cool on the other side.” – Danger Mouse

“I’m not really a knob-twiddler. I always work with an engineer; I’m not super hands-on when it comes to mixing boards and computers. I’m much more about what I’m hearing and what it needs to be like. I deal with songs and ideas and instruments.” – Danger Mouse

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