Disco Quotes by Frank Zappa, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Lou Reed, Deadmau5, Cillian Murphy, Liz Mitchell and many others.
I love to dance in the disco, but that’s about it.
I used to bodyguard for some celebrities and other people, and when I wasn’t doing that, I used to work at a disco as a doorman or a bouncer.
I like to dance disco.
Too many of these writers in the music papers, they are misunderstanding everything. The disco sound is not art or anything so serious.
Disco evolved into Chicago warehouse. Then there was techno; eventually, it evolved into EDM.
People are embarrassed by disco, but I love it.
Recently, I went to a disco with friends, and all the young people were saying, ‘Dudamel, we want to go to your concert, but it’s impossible because it’s sold out.’ It’s really amazing.
Disco is just jitterbug.
I’ve never been to a disco in my life.
At the time, ‘Oxygene’ was considered a totally ‘far out’ concept… What was ‘in’ at the time was disco, hard-rock, and the early days of punk… and moreover, ‘Oxygene’ was instrumental. And I was French!
The government bugged the men‘s room in the local disco lounge.
I always really loved soul music but all my friends were into the new romantic scene. I’d go to new romantic clubs and then go home and listen to soul music. I was sort of ashamed of listening to disco and soul music!
I never went to any disco, I didn’t know anything about dance.
God had to create disco music so I could be born and be successful.
There’s nothing wrong with wanting to be in a disco band.
If most of what we see via the media is not live, it must be edited: sifted for value, interpreted and re-presented for our convenience. We live in a disco, and the DJ is in charge.
There’s nothing revolutionary about Saturday Night Fever . You can see the same kind of movement at your local disco.
Seeing Taylor Swift live in 2013 is seeing a maestro at the top of her or anyone’s game. No other pop auteur can touch her right now for emotional excess or musical reach – her punk is so punk, her disco is so disco. The red sequins on her guitar match the ones on her microphone, her shoes and 80 percent of the crowd.
This ain’t no party, this ain’t no disco, this ain’t no fooling around.
Since I was gay and loved disco music, it was kinda pre-programmed that my first experiences with house music and acid – which I first heard in the late 80s, mainly through DГјsseldorf’s ruling clubs, Relaxx and Ratinger Hof – completely mesmerized me.
When I went to high school, in the late 1970s, disco was in full swing and anyone who was into it dressed the part. I know I did.
GN’R was five guys who were all into different things. I liked pop and disco, Izzy was into New York rock, Slash loved Aerosmith and Led Zeppelin, Axl was into Genesis and Elton John, and Duff was a punk rocker. We all blended that stuff together.
I’m not a big disco guy. Some of that English techno-poppy stuff wouldn’t get me in the mood either.
In both pop and disco, the meaning of the lyrics is not too important. I have nothing I feel I particularly want to say.
I love the Bee Gees, but only the pre-disco stuff. From ’64 to ’69, I’ve got all their albums.
My policy has always been to play new music. New beat, industrial, techno, disco, funk, rare groove and house music.
Simian Mobile Disco changed my life. They put me onto the EDM world. Although they would hate that term, they’re more techno.
Drugs in a disco are great for white people because it allows them to feel more Puerto Rican while dancing.
There are a million misconceptions about me but the greatest is probably that people think I’m the king of disco. I love disco but it is only one part of me.
Disco is funky when you take one record at a time. It’s just that they narrowed it down to one beat to try to corner the market on a particular music. And when you do that with rhythm – talk about something that will get on your nerves. Try to make love with one stroke. Somebody will tell you to fax it in.
Disco music has had its opportunity earlier and now the young people have taken it to another level. DJs are using our music and creating innovative remixes out of it. This is the way party is today. You can say, it’s a new type of disco now.
Disco was like the celebration of music through dance and my God! When you heard the music sometimes it was like, if you don’t get up and dance, you aren’t human!
I hated most music in the 1970s, especially disco, but Bowie was edgier.
New York is like a disco, but without the music
When I started out as a music journalist, at the end of the 1980s, it was generally assumed that we were living through the lamest music era the world would ever see. But those were also the years when hip-hop exploded, beatbox disco soared, indie rock took off, and new wave invented a language of teen angst.
At school, there was an annual school disco and I’d be standing in my bedroom wondering what to wear for hours on end. Eventually I’d arrive at a decision that was just the most ridiculous costume you could have ever devised – I think it was probably knitted Christmas jumpers on top of buttoned-up white shirts.
So, have you heard about the oyster who went to a disco and pulled a mussel?
Find your bliss and your joy, know that you are a white light disco ball with no ceilings and no limitations.
Not to be rude to my sisters, but I don’t listen to drag music. I listen to everything from punk to Italo disco to Appalachian country music, but I don’t know what their records sound like. I hardly listen to my own records. I’m like Cher!
My family is still in Los Angeles. We listened to all sorts of music: Mexican music, oldies, soul, disco and rock & roll. I was surrounded by music.
The music scene in Michigan is really folky and bluegrass, but my parents played a lot of disco. They really liked to dance.
The first years of my life were spent in a roller disco in the early ’80s called Flipper’s. It was a real riotous, incredible time. I am slightly obsessed with the place.
Sometimes I have to shut off the omnipresent disco ball and flashing lights that are always in my head. It’s a part of maturing, I guess – just learning that it’s not just always about a quick, easy fix of getting people to dance.
The disco sound, you must see, is not art or anything so serious.
You know, your clothes may say disco, but your eyes say rock n roll.
In pop or rock you can make a fast song or a slow one, but in disco there is really just the one rhythm.
Disco music can only take you so far because it’s plastic.
People like me and Aretha Franklin and Joe Tex, we had predicted that inside of five years disco would be all over, that it was just a fad. But we didn’t anticipate being knocked out of the pocket altogether.
I don’t do disco.
Even when disco went out, I could still make hits. Once I had so much success, every idea became concentrated. I had so much confidence. I knew how the bass should sound, what rhythms would work. The tempos I knew: 110 to 120 BPM. I knew they would dance in the clubs in New York or anywhere.
Disco is music for dancing, and people will always want to dance.
That time, making ‘Disco Pigs,’ was kind of the most important period of my life. The people I met there remain my closest friends.
On ‘Overpowered,’ there was a nostalgia for disco and early house music. But I’m a modernist and futurist as well. I do believe – and this is going to sound really pretentious, I know – that humanity will figure it out, so I’m optimistic about the future.
When disco came around the first time, there was this real core of progressive thinking and a positive lyrical content – about freedom, the possibilities of love, change and expression.
My folks have played everything from rock, disco, pop, funk, and blues. My dad has always brought and played different genres like jazz, classical, and Latin. With all this in my pocket, I feel I have a taste of everything for my influences.