Top 9 Quotes of Laurent Brancowitz

When people say ‘stadium songs,’ it’s really negative. All the festival headliners, I’ve realised, are usually the worst bands.

Laurent Brancowitz

To me, the idea of living this lifestyle is so boring that I would prefer to read Marcel Proust the whole time during a tour.

Laurent Brancowitz

The bands you like and know that are French are always outsiders in the French music industry – Daft Punk, Air.

Laurent Brancowitz

My heroes, I couldn’t imagine them practicing. Like Bob Dylan, you know? Bob Dylan’s a very, very good guitar player, but it’s like he’s trying to hide it. I always loved this attitude. When you’re very good… it’s like being an athlete – and I always hated sports!

Laurent Brancowitz

It’s a great honor when somebody takes your song and does something different with it. That’s what music is all about: to constantly change what somebody else has done.

Laurent Brancowitz

It’s a complicated relationship with a guitar. I love the Bullet, for sure.

Laurent Brancowitz

I thought it was too ‘glam rock’ to practice. The problem is that now I’m a pretty bad guitar player.

Laurent Brancowitz

I am the extreme member of the band because I never go out after the show. It’s my rule.

Laurent Brancowitz

I always considered technical musicianship as something you should be ashamed of – I don’t know why.

Laurent Brancowitz