Words matter. These are the best Jake Shears Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I travel so much and am always living out of a suitcase, so my favorite saying is ‘Wherever you go, there you are’. I love it because it’s reassuring to me that you have to live in the moment wherever you happen to be.
I saw David Bowie in ‘Labyrinth’ when I was seven or eight. I told my mom I wanted a Bowie record, so we traveled to the mainland, which was, like, a three-hour trip, and I bought ‘Let’s Dance’ and ‘Tonight.’ ‘Let’s Dance’ blew my little mind. I became obsessed with it.
I don’t let things stress me out, and I’m doing my best with all the battles life presents.
GusGus records are flawless.
Lord knows, I love a brainless pop song.
I love creating things. I love making things.
I’ve always loved to write, and I wrote fiction all my life. That’s what I thought I was going to do in my life – until I started writing songs.
My mom’s a Christian and she loves me; that whole side of my family is Christian and I have no problem with it.
I think, as people, we’re isolating ourselves. We’re talking to each other through our phones, arguing… those divisions freak me out.
I came out when I was 15 at school, and I realized I had put myself into a precarious situation. It was a very hostile environment for me, and a lot of kids had it in for me. It was a scary situation. I was very impatient. I wanted to grow up now.
There are only so many chords and notes in the world.
I’m so crazy about making albums and singing and dancing.
It’s been in my musical DNA since I was a little kid. I think musical theatre has really influenced everything I’ve done.
It is a lot of fun being in the Scissor Sisters.
I get a little teary on stage sometimes. It can be really emotional when it dawns on you that people are singing along and having fun.
I’ve grown to love L.A. It was a really touchy transition. It was not the easiest. It took me some years to love it.
I stopped writing fiction the moment I started writing songs, and I miss it.
L.A. will never, ever, ever, ever be my town. It’ll never be my town. It’s not New York.
I hope that I do make music that can speak to anyone. I don’t just want to play for a queer crowd.