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Cynthia Weil Quotes

Cynthia Weil Quotes & Quotations
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    A lot of guys spend their lives saying no because it's an easier way to keep your job. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    Actually I was writing with people that didn't get records. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    Although I like the work I've done in the past, I like what I'm writing now even more. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    As far as his recording career, it almost seemed that it just wasn't meant to be and no matter what we did, it turned out wrong. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    Barry and I were in the middle of building a house, and I was in the midst of having a nervous breakdown, because that's what you do when you build a house. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    Barry is an incredible singer. He's even gotten better through the years. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    But I must say I am happiest when something hits and I've written it with Barry. After all these years, I am still amazed by his genius. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    But I'm someone who the more afraid I am, the more I want to do it to get the fear over with. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    Even when I think I'm writing really young, they say it's too mature. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    I can't seem to write young enough anymore. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    I wanted to write for Broadway. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    I was always very linear. I had to be a good girl and finish verse one before I would allow myself to have the pleasure of verse two. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    It was kind of like songwriter's boot camp. You had to produce. You had to produce fast. You had to learn. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    My nature is to be linear, and when I'm not, I feel really proud of myself. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    Sharing a triumph with someone you love is an incredible high. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    She could only write with him at night and she was wasting her days just sitting around. So he thought I could write with her during the day. And that was Carole King. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    That first writing session, what Dan Hill calls a creative blind date, is always a real challenge, and you bring that back to your partner when you return to writing with them. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    That's what it is every time you walk into the room to write with someone new. It's like, oh god I have to take my clothes off 'my creative clothes' and let them see all of my flaws. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    The business today is completely different and it's very producer driven, so that a songwriter needs to have producing chops, be a singer/songwriter, or find a singer to develop. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    The difference is that when those barren periods occur no one's waiting for a record from us, so they don't even notice we've been gone. Cynthia-WeilCynthia Weil
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    The main reason he wanted to be a recording artist was because it gives you much more freedom in your writing. You only have to please the artist and the artist is you so you can be more daring and experimental. Cynthia-Weil/">Cynthia Weil
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    There is the great creative part of it. The writing is the best part. Cynthia-Weil/">Cynthia Weil
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    We were very fortunate to have been on the scene when we were. Cynthia-Weil/">Cynthia Weil
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    We wrote what sounded good to us and hoped it would find a home. Cynthia-Weil/">Cynthia Weil
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    You just have to believe in yourself when you've got something, and just keep pounding on the door, because if you pound long enough, somebody is going to open it. Cynthia-Weil/">Cynthia Weil
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    You made a lot of mistakes, and you wrote a lot of crap. But it was all part of the learning process. Cynthia-Weil/">Cynthia Weil