” One thing, when you’re an actor, you finish something and then you have to worry about what the next gig is. When you’re a musician, you can always write your own stuff, and I’m working on new stuff for a new album right now. “


” The things that got me through grade school are helping me out later in life. It’s like, I show up on time. If you buy a ticket to one of my shows, I’ll show up. I’ll be there. And if it says 10:00, I’ll be on stage at 10:00. “


” I talk to people who are musicians, and they go, Oh this is hell. And I go, Are you kidding me? You never put tar paper on a roof, did ya? “


” I hate modern car radios. In my car, I don’t even have a push-button radio. It’s just got a dial and two knobs. Just AM. One knob makes it louder, and one knob changes the station. When you’re driving, that’s all I want. “


” Singing is something that I’m always happy to do it and going in the studio I never felt any pressure. I just feel like I get to sing, you know. It’s fun. “


” There was a misconception about me when I started off because I had my hair greased up and I have some vague resemblance to the hillbilly gene pool that Elvis came from. People would say, ‘You want to be Elvis’ and I would say, ‘No’. “


” Any time you talk about your own stuff you sound self-aggrandising. “


” When I play it I look out and see people hold on to each other and dance or just couples leaning into each other and kiss. And I’ll go: ‘You know, I could have worked hard at school and been a dentist. But I’m so glad I didn’t.’ Because when I look out and see that I feel like the Pied Piper of love. “


” My advice is: if you’ve got to be miserable to write great music, then drive a truck. “



All 9 Chris Isaak Quotes about You in picture


One thing, when you
The things that got me through grade school are helping me out later in life. It


I talk to people who are musicians, and they go, Oh this is hell. And I go, Are you kidding me? You never put tar paper on a roof, did ya?
I hate modern car radios. In my car, I don
Singing is something that I
There was a misconception about me when I started off because I had my hair greased up and I have some vague resemblance to the hillbilly gene pool that Elvis came from. People would say,
Any time you talk about your own stuff you sound self-aggrandising.
When I play it I look out and see people hold on to each other and dance or just couples leaning into each other and kiss. And I
My advice is: if you
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