Amos Lee Quotes

You need a strong sense of 'otherness' to be able to create in your life.... - Amos Lee

You need a strong sense of 'otherness' to be able to create in your life.
— Amos Lee

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You never really get a chance to sit down with the people you love, unless you really make an effort to do it. It doesn't just happen naturally anymore.

Amos Lee

Across the board, from my mother to my father to my aunts and uncles, everybody has always given me a lot of love.

Amos Lee

As I've moved along - not only my life, but my career and things like that - you look at yourself and start going, 'Oh, man, are you still doing what you set out to do? Are the ideals you had still the same?' Sometimes you measure up and sometimes you don't.

Amos Lee

Country artists have advantages all over the place. The radio support is incredible. The fanbase is rabid, all over.

Amos Lee

Every time I write a song I feel really lucky and kind of surprised. Not surprised that I wrote it, but just surprised that things exist that you don't know about.

Amos Lee

Genre, to me, is not all that important, and it never has been.

Amos Lee

I can relate to soul, R&B... whatever people want to call me is fine. I just hope it makes them feel something.

Amos Lee

I do not go on my Wikipedia page. There's just too much weird information on there for me to pick apart.

Amos Lee

I don't know anyone who is a writer who isn't influenced by the relationships in their life.

Amos Lee

I don't know anything about music theory at all. Zero. But I don't really need to.

Amos Lee

I don't really hang out with a lot of celebrities.

Amos Lee

I don't really know that there's any real rules for songwriting.

Amos Lee

I don't really know what 'folk music' means anymore.

Amos Lee

I like down-to-earth people.

Amos Lee

I live a pretty anonymous life.

Amos Lee

I love vinyl, man.

Amos Lee

I love what I do, so I don't mind working.

Amos Lee

I love when people are coming up and they're working hard and you can see that they're really focused on the process to their music. I really dig that. As a musician, it's nice to see people who really care about the process.

Amos Lee

I think most of the time when people have big disagreements and big misunderstandings, when time lessens that blow it creates a deeper understanding for both people.

Amos Lee

I wasn't a very good teacher.

Amos Lee

I'm always flattered and honored when people cover my music or sing my songs, no matter where it is.

Amos Lee

I'm not a mass-appeal artist.

Amos Lee

I'm not afraid to be bluntly honest in my songs, even if it means I'm discovering things about myself that I'd rather not.

Amos Lee

I'm not into cold weather, I like warm weather.

Amos Lee

Songwriting isn't always something that's directly proportionate to the experience.

Amos Lee

The closest place that I feel like I come to having religious moments is always musical.

Amos Lee

The cool thing about being a songwriter, or a writer, I guess, in general, you can take on a lot of different things, experience a lot of different things, just by writing about them.

Amos Lee

There's not a whole lot of media interest in me other than just the records that I make.

Amos Lee

There's nothing but spirit in music. That's all it is. Yeah, there's a lot of intellectual elements to it, but no matter how you approach it, it's all spirit.

Amos Lee

Understanding where your food comes from, trying to bolster local farmers and local economies and having a better connection to the food around you and the people around you, only good can come of that. I love to be involved with things like that.

Amos Lee

You need a strong sense of 'otherness' to be able to create in your life.

Amos Lee