Wes Borland Quotes

  • I'm always looking at other artists and trying to get inspired by different things.
  • I'm too old to be farting around with stuff that isn't precisely what I want to do.
  • I've always wanted to be a songwriter and a storyteller and somebody who conveys a feeling to the listener or the viewer.
  • When playing any song in front of an audience, you're watching them experience it, and it changes. In a lot of ways, it's almost like the music is just the background buzz to what's happening between you and the audience in the room.
  • It's always a pleasure when you can compose guitar parts from a strong vocal and not just put the melody on top of guitar riffs.
  • I've never really been schooled in music theory. I'm a guitar player, and I attack the guitar in a certain way that it not fully unique to me, but it's more unique that some other people.
  • I almost shouldn't be in Limp Bizkit; it's like I got matched in the factory with the wrong band.
  • I would love to put out music that was just stunning or soul-baring or whatever. But I don't think I have the voice for it.
  • All I want to do is write songs about funny characters I made up.
  • Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families.
  • I've never been in a band where someone goes, 'Ah, I've got the perfect name! And it's because I climbed Mount Fuji, and at the top a golden dove came down...' It's always a bunch of guys sitting around going, 'How about Rotten Chipmunks?'
  • I don't feel like singing should be taken lightly. It's one of the hardest things I've ever done, but it's coming along.
  • We're gonna totally sell out and try to dominate the world.
  • Music has completely taken over every aspect of my life and ruined everything.
  • I don't feel there's any kind of pain in my life.
  • I have nothing to complain about.
  • Selling records is fantastic. But if you're not loving what you do, and if everybody is throwing knives at you, it can get old very fast.
  • Guys are idiots, till they're what, 40 years old.
  • It took me a long time to find my voice as a singer, and I'm happy that I did.
  • Limp Bizkit is my main priority, but my side project, Black Light Burns, is still a labor of love. We have a record written, so we'll see when that comes out. When we tour, we go out in a van and trailer with me driving.
  • There may be something good in silence. It's a brand new thing. You can hear the funniest little discussions, if you keep turning the volume down. Shut yourself up, and listen out loud.
  • It's weird to try to write lyrics for somebody else. They can't really get behind what you're saying or what you want them to say because they didn't experience it.