Tommy Lee Quotes

A lot of hip-hop artists wear fur, and they think it's a status symbol. That doesn't register for me; I just see dead animals.... - Tommy Lee

A lot of hip-hop artists wear fur, and they think it's a status symbol. That doesn't register for me; I just see dead animals.
— Tommy Lee

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Aerosmith's 'Rocks' is on the list of my top favorite albums of all time.

Tommy Lee

At 17, I signed a recording contract right out of high school, so I started touring and traveling the world. I sort of missed out on the college experience.

Tommy Lee

Being married to two extremely high profile, you know, actresses, and being sort of chased by, you know, paparazzi and people, it's a whole different dynamic happens to a relationship when that happens. All of a sudden, things get a little crazy, a little crazy.

Tommy Lee

Getting married in four days was the biggest... mistake I've ever made. I have two beautiful kids, but... how can you know somebody in four days? Bonehead.

Tommy Lee

I am such a gearhead. In my recording studio, I personally engineer and edit everything on computers.

Tommy Lee

I did the marching band all throughout junior high and high school. Music was one of my favorite things in school.

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I don't have a problem with my temper.

Tommy Lee

I don't listen to anybody's full record anymore and when I did, I don't think I listened to the whole record. I'm sorry, and I don't care who it is, if it's the Beatles, I can't listen to an hour and a half of anybody straight so I guess that's just my personal preference.

Tommy Lee

I don't think anybody should ever touch anybody in anger, ever.

Tommy Lee

I got it: stay away from cocaine and heroin.

Tommy Lee

I'm really a cool, mellow guy. I'm not as crazy as everybody thinks.

Tommy Lee

I've always loved the mixture of crushing live drums with a programmed groove, that really cool blend, like in the verse there's a really funky drum beat that is programmed then it comes in to the chorus; you've got that enormous human feel where the band kicks in.

Tommy Lee

It sounds kind of strange, but Jail time was almost a good experience for me.

Tommy Lee

It's always interesting to me that we all hear music differently. It's an awesome experience to hear what other people hear.

Tommy Lee

My father lived by the philosophy, 'Be yourself, because everyone else is taken,' and he made sure I did, too. Whatever I wanted to do, he supported me. I don't mean that I was spoilt - he didn't believe in material gifts - but he watched my back while I worked to achieve things.

Tommy Lee

My house is really clean. It's a really big house so I have three ladies who come in and clean it twice a week, but let's just say that, in between times, maybe it's not quite so clean.

Tommy Lee

Nikki lives around the corner from me and I see him all the time. We talk a lot, and of course we're still friends. That was our baby, Motley Crue, we put that band together.

Tommy Lee

No one really buys records anymore. You can look at sales and do that math real quick. Unfortunately, it's fast food in the music industry. People don't ingest full records anymore.

Tommy Lee

One day I would love to do rock a gig on the moon - how rad would that be? Isn't Richard Branson flying planes to outer space? Motley Crue could be the first band to play on the moon.

Tommy Lee

Single's fun - you don't have to check in with your girl, but it's not easy. I do get lonely.

Tommy Lee

Sometimes when you have children they're the opposites of you.

Tommy Lee

The best thing about being rich is the freedom; freedom to do whatever you want whenever you want. It doesn't suck.

Tommy Lee

The quad toms are a completely different animal than the standard drum set/trap kit. Playing wise and stylistically, they are two different beasts.

Tommy Lee

The Radiohead record, The Bends is my all-time favorite record on the planet.

Tommy Lee

There's no new news.

Tommy Lee

When I'm single, I'm one guy, and when I'm in a relationship I'm totally another. They're both a good time.

Tommy Lee

Why is it that the hot chicks never can sing?

Tommy Lee

You know what's weird, I just write to write, with no intention, I just write.

Tommy Lee

You never know what's going to happen sometimes, or what you think's going to happen never happens, or when you least expect it, the Santana record comes along and just blows up.

Tommy Lee

A lot of hip-hop artists wear fur, and they think it's a status symbol. That doesn't register for me; I just see dead animals.

Tommy Lee