Top 50 Harmonies Quotes

Here we have the best Harmonies Quotes from famous authors such as Brian May, Bria Skonberg, Belinda Carlisle, Eric Carmen, M. Ward. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

I had this big thing about guitar harmonies. I wanted t
I had this big thing about guitar harmonies. I wanted to be the first to put proper three-part harmonies onto a record. That was an achievement.

I like hearing the sort of harmonies people get into in different parts of the world. I love music that has a sense of allure to it, and exotic tunes. That’s what I’m drawn to.

Bria Skonberg
The albumsHeaven On Earth‘ and ‘Runaway Horses‘ and ‘Live Your Life Be Freewere harking back to when I was a young girl and listening to Californian radiolush productions, complicated melodies, harmonies like the Beach Boys and the Mamas and Papas. That’s what those albums remind me of.

The Raspberries was formed as kind of a reaction to prog rock, which we didn’t like. ‘Let’s bring some songwriting and harmonies back to music’ And we did that.

I got this Christmas gift with the entire Beatles catalog. I had fun trying to duplicate what I was hearing on these records, only using the instruments I had at hand – an acoustic guitar, and that’s all. It was endlessly amusing to me to try to imitate John Lennon and Paul McCartney‘s harmonies using the guitar.

I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.

I spend time editing and massaging each note. Then I start layering with different instruments, adding harmonies, counterpoint, and whatever the song calls for. Then I arrange it into a whole piece, and decide where I need to add live musicians. It takes a lot of time, but it is very satisfying once it is complete.

I like to be surrounded by harmonies and fullness and richness and vitality.

Al Jardine
The instrumental stuff is a good challenge, and it keeps my fingers athletically tuned, but I’m totally happy to bang away on some chords, sing some harmonies and play some wailing blues solos after the second chorus.

Living here on Earth, we breathe the rhythms of a universe that extends infinitely above us. When resonant harmonies arise between this vast outer cosmos and the inner human cosmos, poetry is born.

My family is very creative. My grandfather played the guitar in Cuba. My sisters, my mom and two aunts would do harmonies, so I would see them and think, ‘I want the attention.’

Chrissie Fit
You know, many people do not know that I am so immersed when it comes to music. I have such a huge knowledge of music. I like my songs, I like my melodies, my harmonies, you know.

Our music is an answer to the early Seventies when artsy people with big egos would do vocal harmonies and play long guitar solos and get called geniuses.

I have an understanding of Queen and the way Freddie Mercury did his harmonies. I know what tablas sound like, because my father played a lot of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

Because I don’t play guitar any more, African harmonies and rhythms have been an inspiration to me. I love the raw origin of the sound. It complements my voice and words naturally.

When you write a play, you work out like a musician on a piece of music. You find all the rhythms and the melody and the harmonies and take them as they come.

I have a fascination for well-produced ’70s and ’80s rock with a lot of harmonies. AOR bands like Journey, Jefferson Starship, Toto, Kansas, Boston.

I do some three-part harmonies on ‘Throes of Rejection‘ and ‘Hard Lines, Sunken Cheeks,’ but I didn’t go overboard with it.

Beyonce did an incredible job of differentiating the sound of Destiny‘s Child in her songs. When you hear Destiny’s Child, you know it based on the harmonies and the melodies.

When it came time to do ‘One Hundred Years‘ I had been encouraged to really make a Styx album without the guys. I gave myself permission to do that. I set out to get people who sang with me who could make those harmonies.

My brother Carl taught me how to play bass. I’m a self-taught keyboard player, though – I figured out our harmonies at the piano.

I think I have a sound or a certain feel in certain harmonies in the way I construct melodies.

Music from my fourth year began to be the first of my youthful occupations. Thus early acquainted with the gracious muse who tuned my soul to pure harmonies, I became fond of her, and, as it often seemed to me, she of me.

Sometimes, after I finish the lyrics and have all the melodies and harmonies and the pop and vocal, I’ll be like, ‘I have to keep it. I love it too much.’

Who doesn’t love Enya? Whenever I’m in a trying time, she is the calm in the middle of the storm. If I put her on, I’ll be in this crazy peaceful state. I love her style. And her harmonies are freaking genius.

To me, country music is emotions, certain harmonies. But it’s all in the emotions – a lot of good times, a lot of hard times.

‘Sugarcoat the Galaxy‘ is inspired by color-inflected photographs of galaxies. It likens sounds to spun sugar and confection, wrapping static harmonies inside energy and pace.

For some reason, my voice doesn’t age. I can still hit those high harmonies just like I did back in the day.

Holiday Shores’ ambition far exceeds its membersrecording budget. The band‘s boyish vocal harmonies wash in and out with the tide, and reverb radiates from the guitars like heat off a sun-baked parking lot.

Putting beauty in your life can be an amazing therapy. I love harmonies and a good melody.

Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind‘s eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration.

Johannes Brahms
You can’t understand the words of Cocteau Twins songs, but their harmonies put you in a dreamlike state.

I feel like a lot of like the old-timey Christmas songs, the classics, a lot of it is very vocal. A lot of harmonies and, like, crooners, it puts you in that holiday spirit, I feel like.

I was obsessed with harmonies and how to put songs together in lush soundscapes. But I don’t know what it was all about, really.

That’s one of the things I like best about folk music is the beautiful melodies – and the harmonies – that exist in it. And of course, some of the stories, the story songs.

There’s music to dance to and make love to, music to cry to. I’m starting from scratch, coming fresh. But my sound still embodies the same soulful, intricate harmonies.

I would listen to something on the radio and try to tap out the melody, then the harmonies.

Michel Legrand
I aspire to be someone like Gillian Welch. What she does is play part of a group with two acoustic guitars with harmonies. She plays folk. However, there is no one that sounds like Gillian Welch. I aspire to come up with a unique sound like she has.

I can’t get enough of this guy called Baths. He’s a total L.A. dude and really young as well. It’s super-electronic, but with almost Hall & Oates-style songwriting. Without the context of the production, it could be super-cheesy, but it has amazing harmonies.

You have those songs that are very special to you that you don’t want to get ruined by production. Something like ‘Start Again‘ shouldn’t be touched. It’s a classic-sounding song on a piano and violins and harmonies, and I think those songs are perfect as they are.

Conrad Sewell
I have been a harmony enthusiast since I was a child, singing in choir and with friends growing up. I always put a ton of harmonies on my demos.

I was three or four, and my mother would have a Bing Crosby record playing through the house. It was my introduction to jazz, harmonies, melodies, musicianship, and emotion.

Harmonies are nice.

If it’s a heartbreak-related stress, I like to listen to Lauryn Hill‘s ‘Forgive Them Father’ the most, especially the harmonies.

Growing up, it was just me and my mom, so we would play games where we’d listen to the radio and sing harmonies to each other.

Ruthie Ann Miles
We have harmonies, folk songs, and compositions attached to each occasion – ranging from birth, harvest, to our festivals. Our country thrives on culture, music, and arts. Musically, ours is a very rich country.

The Queen and Electric Light Orchestra harmonies are so distinct and fit in our songs so well sometimes, but we don’t know how to do them properly.

It takes a lot to put a 5-piece band on, even though we need it. We need those harmonies; I need those four background singers – not because I can’t sing but because I need to relay the message of what the song is emotionally, or the feeling, period.

I’m trying to play tunes in a new way, using all the same scales, harmonies, structures, but twist everything a little bit so that it comes out sounding different.

I always layer my vocals a lot. I sing a minimum of three layers of the same line every time, and then it’s always one or two or sometimes even more harmonies.