Best Collection of Alison Krauss Quotes

Alison Krauss, American Musician ( July 23, 1971 - )

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I don't look for bliss, just contentment.~Alison Krauss

Look Contentment Bliss

You know, if you really want to fiddle the old-time way, you've got to learn the dance. The contra-dances, hoedowns. It's all in the rhythm of the bow. The great North Carolina fiddle player Tommy Jarrell said, 'If a feller can't bow, he'll never make a fiddler. He might make a violin player, but he'll never make no fiddler.'~Alison Krauss

Dance Great Learn

You know, for most of its life bluegrass has had this stigma of being all straw hats and hay bales and not necessarily the most sophisticated form of music. Yet you can't help responding to its honesty. It's music that finds its way deep into your soul because it's strings vibrating against wood and nothing else.~Alison Krauss

Life Music Deep

The smile on your face lets me know that you need me, there's a truth in your heart that says you'll never leave me, and the touch of your hand says you'll catch me whenever I fall.~Alison Krauss

Smile Truth Heart

I love being in the world of the unknown.~Alison Krauss

Love World Unknown

That's what I love. Not being interrupted, sitting in a car by myself and listening to music in the rain. There are so many great songs yet to sing.~Alison Krauss

Love Music Myself

You say it best, when you say nothing at all.~Alison Krauss

Best Nothing You

Oh Mr. Webster could never define what's being said between your heart and mine.~Alison Krauss

Heart Said Define

Songs come from all over the place. You can't predict what you're going to like. You might like something that doesn't fit right now. What was working for you at one point, something you've loved for years and years, when you get together with everybody, you think, this doesn't match up with what's going on with you personally.~Alison Krauss

Together Loved You

Lyrics are kind of the whole thing; it's the message. Something might have a beautiful melody but if it's not the truth coming out of your mouth, it's not appealing.~Alison Krauss

Beautiful Truth Kind

If you don't know what makes green, you're going to try every color combination.~Alison Krauss

Color Green You

When it's open and honest, that's when the real nature of who you are as a vocalist or as a performer, all of that stuff can finally start to become what it's supposed to be. Like a settling into yourself. It's not even a musical thing, it's a whole mindset, a whole acceptance of who you were supposed to be. Life sounds good.~Alison Krauss

Life Nature Good

I don't go there much. You're thrilled that people would recognize what you're doing in such a grand kind of way. But, just like you don't know if anybody's really going to like what you're doing when you put a record out or if anybody's going to pay attention to it, you can't really go there.~Alison Krauss

People Doing You

It's not that I have resisted songwriting, it's just not something I felt I have had to do. I've just not woken up and thought, I must do this. But I have often heard music that I have instantly felt 'I have to sing that song'.~Alison Krauss

Music Song Thought

I don't get recognised in London or at home either - very seldom anyway. Either that or I look so crazy no one wants to come up to me.~Alison Krauss

Home Crazy Me

A whole album to one writer - now that would be really interesting.~Alison Krauss

Interesting Now Writer

Growing up I used to love bands like Free and ELO and the Rolling Stones. When Robert Plant got in touch it made perfect sense to me.~Alison Krauss

Love Growing Up Me

The grand old lady of bluegrass? Well, wouldn't that be a wonderful title to have? I hope I do enough to earn it some day.~Alison Krauss

Hope Day Lady

I grew up in a school that had a big music program, and it was incredible. It's what I looked forward to during the day. I had chorus, strings, band.~Alison Krauss

Music School Day

I love hard singing.~Alison Krauss

Love Singing Hard

People are always very nice.~Alison Krauss

People Nice Always

Growing up, we had folk records.~Alison Krauss

Growing Up Growing Up

I still think of myself as from Illinois.~Alison Krauss

Myself Think Still

There are so many great songs yet to sing.~Alison Krauss

Great Sing Many

I never had any big dreams about doing something on a huge scale.~Alison Krauss

Dreams Doing Never

It's impossible to make a record when you're ill because it affects how you listen to things. You can't make decisions. It all sounds terrible.~Alison Krauss

Decisions Impossible You