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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Brian Eno on music, advice, inspiration, change, belief, musicians, records, lyrics, humor, innocence, faith and life.

12 Immortal Brian Eno Quotes

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Born On: May 15, 1948

Born In: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, UK

Brian Eno is one of the most acclaimed English musicians known as the pioneer of ambient music. He was interested in music since his teenage and tried producing music with different things like a tape recorder which was his first musical instrument. He started off his professional career as a member of the rock band ‘Roxy Music’ where he looked after mixing and processing of the bands vocals. After leaving the band he debuted as a solo artist with the album ‘Here Come the Warm Jets’ which was followed by three other successful albums. He further collaborated with the ‘art classical orchestra’ to record various successful albums. This encouraged him to invent the genre of ‘Ambient Music’ and he came up with his debut album 'Discreet Music’. He further came up with a collection of four albums that were instantly liked and appreciated by the masses. Apart from establishing his reputation as the creator of ambient music he invented the generative music genre. He further worked for various albums that nurtured his reputation and brought him worldwide fame. Here is a compilation of quotations and sayings by the renowned musician whose innovation has given all together new genres to the music industry. Following are some immortal quotes and thoughts by Brian Eno that will make your day.

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Honor your mistake as a hidden intention.

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Well, I am a dilettante. It's only in England that dilettantism is considered a bad thing. In other countries it's called interdisciplinary research.

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The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band

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More and more I find I want to be living in a Big Here and a Long Now.

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You talk to me as if from a distance And I reply with impressions chosen from another time.

Brian Eno

Cooking is a way of listening to the radio.

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American television really is pathetic.

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The biology of purpose keeps my nose above the surface.

Brian Eno

I believe in singing. I believe in singing together.

Brian Eno

Honour thy error as a hidden intention.

Brian Eno

I'm kind of an evangelical atheist.

Brian Eno

Given the chance, i'll die like a baby, on some faraway beach, when the season's over.

Brian Eno