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Old 09-07-2010, 01:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Are Musicians A*sholes By Nature?

I mean, in order to be truly great, you almost have to be a self-involved prick and really have to believe in what you're doing. if you read up on a lot of great musicians, the one thing they have in common is that they're all *******s.

I mean, I'm a ****ty musician and i'm an ******* right now. I can't imagine how I'd be if everyone was kissing my ass all day
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think you could say the same thing about businessmen, no? You just can't be a pussy if you're going to get to the top.
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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There are a great number of musicians that are not assholes at all. About as many as there are assholes who aren't musicians.
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I don't think great musicians are necessarily assholes but I would agree that the nature of a lot of musicians tends to lend themseves to it. For example, a lot of musicians are quite self-indulgent which can easily lead to them wanting things to sound exactly how they want it rather than what everyone else wants, causing conflicts.
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really have to believe in what you're doing.

That's a bad thing? Sure am glad we have all this manufactured radio music, then.
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That's a bad thing? Sure am glad we have all this manufactured radio music, then.
when did I say it was a bad thing?
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Old 09-07-2010, 04:45 PM   #7 (permalink)
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That is way too broad of a statement man...
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Old 09-07-2010, 04:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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when did I say it was a bad thing?
You coupled it with "To be great, you have to be a prick" and then you said "Great musicians are jerks"
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Old 09-07-2010, 08:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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