"Nickelback? That's a terrible name for a restaurant," and 25 more quotes from 2012
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Find out who uttered that line, and 25 other memorable passages from this past year in this collection of notable quotes.
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Josh Tillman of Father John Misty: "I just moved to the other side of town [L.A.]. I live next to a water tower now, so I'm at the highest point in the city. It's pretty neat."
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Kathleen Edwards: "That song ["Scared At Night"] was totally about my dad. That childhood. My dad's still living, but I can imagine if my dad were to pass away, I would probably feel like that one person in my life that would always be there to protect me is gone. That childhood feeling you have with your father being that person is probably the most important security blanket in a woman's entire life."
Kathleen Edwards on Justin Vernon, Brian Wilson, and her Twitter feed
Benjamin Gibbard: "The first time we were playing in Minneapolis, we played at a place called The Fox. We were just four kids from Bellingham pulling up in a van, not knowing where the stage was."
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Lissie: "I'd rather do a really, really great job and have people wait, than rush and put something out."
Lissie in Kid Cudi, personal success, and Minneapolis
Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields: "It makes me want to shoot him. I violently object to the political sentiment and I also hate the piano playing. It's like being forced to read a greeting card very slowly [pause] at gunpoint [pause] in the Soviet Union in 19[pause]71... It's funny that a billionaire would say, "Imagine there's no possessions, I wonder if you can." - On John Lennon's "Imagine."
The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt on songwriting, the Spice Girls, and hating John Lennon's "Imagine"