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Charts Quotes

We’ve collected the best Charts Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Darius Rucker, Nancy Gibbs, Guy Oseary, Cher Lloyd, Shakin’ Stevens. Use them as an inspiration.

In the case of the classic Western helicopter parent, it starts with Baby Einstein and reward charts for toilet training, and it never really ends, which is why colleges have to devote so many resources to teaching parents how to leave their kids alone.
Dance music is Madonna‘s base. It’s what she likes, it’s what she listens to. It’s not anything other than that. She doesn’t read what’s on the charts. And if it’s on time, great. This is who she is.
Guy Oseary
I don’t care about the charts; I just want to make great music that I enjoy performing on stage and I’m proud of.
I’ve been asked that question lots of time before, why wasn’t I on Live Aid? And quite frankly I don’t know. I was riding high in the charts and the styles of music they had were quite varied from Adam Ant to Status Quo to Queen. I would have definitely fitted in.
The Best of Elvis Presley, Doris Day, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Hailey and the Comets, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Frankie Laine all topped the charts in the ’50s. Load a playlist of rock n’ roll royalty. You’re spoilt for choice.
I am a foodie and Puja is the time when you can indulge and not think about diet charts.
It’s interesting, because as a musician, I don’t feel like I need to be on the top of the pop charts.
Every single thing that I was told that I couldn’t do without a label – get in the charts, get on to the Radio 1 playlist – I’ve done.
I could bear being in the charts and being on everyone‘s car radio 10 times a day. I’m just terrified of… a lot of people I respect have done it with a real little ‘ditty’ and that was the end of it – that was all they were ever known for.
I always thought my records were number one; it’s just the charts didn’t think so.
As an artist, I don’t care about where we are in the charts and all that. The important thing to me is to connect with a creative project.
Deep down, I always had a belief I would get on the charts.
Every generation has had some sort of focus for their unrest and discomfort with growing up. But today, the music that’s in the charts is probably liked by their parents as well, and I think it’s a part of youth that you need something that isn’t liked or understood by the older generation.
It’s very satisfying when you see your song at the top of the charts.
For me, geopolitical issues are becoming more important, because how can you understand economy if you don’t understand geopolitics? People think economists just deal with spreadsheets and charts. That’s a narrow-minded caricature.
The title, the name Frank, comes from this extraordinary British character Frank Friedbottom. He was very big in Britain in the ’80s, but I, as an Irish kid, saw him on ‘Top of the Charts.’
If you look at the charts, there’s not a lot of male artists and for whatever reason, female artists sell a lot more records and get played a lot more on the radio.
I feel like I’m a product of this generation where everybody listens to charts with diverse music.
The energy behind Mr. Trump is just off the charts. This is a rank and file movement that you’re seeing, with massive turnouts from New Hampshire down to Mississippi, Alabama. I mean, his supporters are representative of the entire country.
I’d had my time in the charts and made loads of money. I was no longer hungry for success.
I figured the songs wouldn’t make much of a splash. I didn’t think ‘Take Me To Church‘ would play on the radio or get in the charts, and I didn’t think about dealing with a global audience.
There are plenty of bands who never get in the charts and it doesn’t mean that they’re not any good. Actually, a lot of the top ten is filled with stuff that just sounds the same. I could guess what’s in there now – probably a bit of GaGa, Beyonce and some U.S. R&B males.
Now there is a new group every week; it seems like everybody and anybody can get into the charts.
When you’re in a band you can stay a teenager for years; my mood was determined by what number we were in the charts.
To me, it’s exciting that women are dominating the pop charts.
I’m just not interested in selling out to get on the charts and make people happy.
I did, although I didn’t read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.
If critics have problems with my personal life, it’s their problem. Anybody with half a brain would realize that it’s the charts that count.
I can’t see a Twisted Sister on the country charts.
When I was doing dancehalls, nobody was doing well in dancehalls. Dancehalls was not mainstream music that was blazing charts and knocking down barriers. This was an underground phenom.
I recorded 80 per cent of the record in my guest bedroom; then, when ‘Shine‘ went to number one on one of the charts, the label called and said, ‘Can you do an EP?’ Then, ‘Can you do a full length? And can you do it in two weeks?’
Joshua Ostrander
We do a big business with our midsized-venue model. We don’t need bands to be on the top-ten charts to make money.
I don’t really look at the charts at all. If anything, I try to out-do what I’ve done before. I try to make music that I like and I trust my own judgement with what will work with a wider audience. If you compare yourself to the charts, you lose perspective on what you’re doing and why you’re doing it.
It can be disheartening to see acts that don’t necessarily have any input on their own material to do so well in the charts.
Jake Bugg
If I’m just trying to get to different levels… and it takes levels to get to levels, and I just have to do what I have to do to keep on climbing the charts and getting where I need to be.
I remember seeing the song in some diners on the selection gadget that plays records at the table while you were eating. We were never told if the songs ever got on any charts.
Phil Harris
Obviously, getting a number in the charts is a nice thing but the cherry on the cake rather than the main cake.
My spinach feta wrap usage rate is off the charts.
I try to keep my confidence on the charts, but I’m a confident guy as well. You’ve got to be that way. If you don’t think that you’re the best, then you won‘t perform that way.
The packaging of Led Zeppelin‘s IV doesn’t have the name of the band, doesn’t have the name of the album: It’s got a guy on the cover with a load of sticks on his back. This record didn’t quite get to No. 1 in the United States – it went to No. 2 – but stayed on the charts for years and years and years.
I grew up in the day when the Beatles sold 1 million singles in a week. And all you’ve got to do now is sell about 10,000 singles and you’re in the charts.

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