Adam Jones Quotes

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Adam Jones Quotes
Adam Jones Quotes

Adam Jones Quotes

American – Musician Born: January 15, 1965

 

With four perfectionists in the band, we have a hard time reaching perfection.

Adam Jones

   

When we played with the Rollins Band, we’d keep songs going until we felt like ending it.

Adam Jones

 

 

We’re more into expressing ourselves than making radio hits.

Adam Jones

 

We wanted to take as much time and effort making the video as we did the song.

Adam Jones

 

We have meetings with our record label to tell them how to market us.

Adam Jones

 

We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money, but we wanted to go with a company that is LA-based, all in the same building, and really understand what the artists want.

Adam Jones

 

The Melvins are grunge.

Adam Jones

 

That’s what I love about our music – it’ll never be a hit because you can’t dance to it.

Adam Jones

   

That’s the thing I like about my sound. It’s really raw and very unsafe compared to a solid-state kind of sound.

Adam Jones

Musician Adam Jones Quotes

My approach is to be part of a band that makes music, not hit songs.

Adam Jones

 

Many of the songs on Undertow were written at the time Opiate came out.

Adam Jones

 

   

If I play anything that sounds like a solo, it’s gonna sound like a lyric.

Adam Jones

 

   

I’ve never worried about how long the song is.

Adam Jones

 

I’ve always dabbled on guitar, but never took lessons.

Adam Jones

 

I’m not into solos, I’m into lyrics.

Adam Jones

 

I’m not a good guitar player.

Adam Jones

 

I’m not a geek about equipment, I just know what I like.

Adam Jones

 

   

I’m my own worst critic and I think everyone in the band is a perfectionist.

Adam Jones

 

I’m a bass player from way back and Paul is a guitar player and we’ve been in many bands.

Adam Jones

 

I use Gibson guitars; I prefer the Les Paul custom.

Adam Jones

 

I think putting labels on people is just an easy way of marketing something you don’t understand.

Adam Jones

 

I think people like Steve Vai are so boring.

Adam Jones

 

I seriously do not think Nirvana is grunge.

Adam Jones

 

I played the violin and got into that Suzuki program in the second grade.

Adam Jones

 

I personally don’t like to use as many effects because when you play live, something always goes wrong.

Adam Jones

 

I mean, Tool has a style, but we try to make all our songs sound different from each other.

Adam Jones

 

I seriously do not think Nirvana is grunge.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

As far as the grunge thing, there are three bands from Seattle that I would call true grunge.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

I’m not into solos, I’m into lyrics.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

If I play anything that sounds like a solo, it’s gonna sound like a lyric.

—Adam Jones

 

When we played with the Rollins Band, we’d keep songs going until we felt like ending it.

—Adam Jones

 

I personally don’t like to use as many effects because when you play live, something always goes wrong.

—Adam Jones

 

I use Gibson guitars; I prefer the Les Paul custom.

—Adam Jones

 

I’m not a geek about equipment, I just know what I like.

—Adam Jones

 

I’m a bass player from way back and Paul is a guitar player and we’ve been in many bands.

—Adam Jones

 

I think people like Steve Vai are so boring.

—Adam Jones

 

I mean, Tool has a style, but we try to make all our songs sound different from each other.

—Adam Jones

 

We’re more into expressing ourselves than making radio hits.

—Adam Jones

 

We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money, but we wanted to go with a company that is LA-based, all in the same building, and really understand what the artists want.

—Adam Jones

 

Doing the stereotypical solo bores me.

—Adam Jones

 

With four perfectionists in the band, we have a hard time reaching perfection.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

But if you want to be in a band and write music, then you should just be in a band and write music.

—Adam Jones

 

We wanted to take as much time and effort making the video as we did the song.

—Adam Jones

 

I think putting labels on people is just an easy way of marketing something you don’t understand.

—Adam Jones

 

I listen to Helmet – and I love Helmet, they’re a great band – but every song sounds the same.

—Adam Jones

 

Different people get different things out of the images. It doesn’t matter what it’s about, all that matters is how it makes you feel.

—Adam Jones

 

That’s the thing I like about my sound. It’s really raw and very unsafe compared to a solid-state kind of sound.

—Adam Jones

 

All the art for Tool is done by theme and the band.

—Adam Jones

 

I have a record company starting. It’s called Flesh Records and I’m putting together music for porno movies.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

If you become addicted and a junkie, well, that’s your fault.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

Many of the songs on Undertow were written at the time Opiate came out.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

The Melvins are grunge.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

I’m not a good guitar player.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

I’ve never worried about how long the song is.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

I’ve always dabbled on guitar, but never took lessons.

—Adam Jones Quotes

 

That’s what I love about our music – it’ll never be a hit because you can’t dance to it.

—Adam Jones Quotes



 

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