Quotes by: Ray LaMontagne

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Ray LaMontagne
LaMontagne at Prospect Park, July 12, 2006
Background information
Birth name Raymond Charles Jack LaMontagne
Born (1973-06-18) June 18, 1973 (age 43)
Nashua, New Hampshire
Genres
Folk rock folk rock folk blues soul
Instruments
Vocals guitar piano harmonica
Labels RCA
Notable instruments
Martin D-35[1]
Bourgeois Guitar Country Boy w/Sitka Top[2]
Bourgeois D-150[3]
Custom Bourgeois DS-260[4]
Victoria Parlor models

The label doesn't do anything but put your record in the store, that's all they do. And tell you, you don't have a single... and tell you, it's not gonna sell... that's what the label does.
Ray LaMontagne
I probably wouldn't be a songwriter if I didn't grow up the way I did. It was difficult and it was at times very scary to grow up in a household so unsettled and at times very violent. But, it also, I guess it earned me a sort of wisdom at a young age that's served me well.
Ray LaMontagne
When I think of folk music, I think of topical songs. And I don't write topical songs.
Ray LaMontagne
Social situations, for me - it's very natural for me to be an observer. That's where I'm most comfortable. I observe things.
Ray LaMontagne
In order to get a note out, I have to dig deep, and I mean that on an emotional level. To physically sing, I have to get somewhere deep before I can do it.
Ray LaMontagne
I am very self-critical, but that's a good thing because it keeps me growing as a human being and as a musician.
Ray LaMontagne
When I pick up the guitar, it's a melody, and that's what drives the lyrics. It's bits and pieces of truth, but it is storytelling.
Ray LaMontagne
You can make bad choices and find yourself in a downward spiral or you can find something that gets you out of it.
Ray LaMontagne
It bugs me that people think my songs are personal because it means I have to explain myself all the time.
Ray LaMontagne
The thing I love about music is that you can take things that are painful, deep things that hurt you, and you can turn them into something beautiful.
Ray LaMontagne
Well... you know, I love motorcycles. They're just beautiful, and there's a certain craftsmanship in older bikes, older Triumphs or BSAs or Norton. I'm just very attracted to it.
Ray LaMontagne
It's so easy to get caught up in your own experiences. They can seem so important. But there are billions and billions of other experiences going on.
Ray LaMontagne
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