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John Deacon Quotes


A retired English multi-instrumentalist, best known as the bass guitarist for the rock band Queen.
(1951 - )

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Arguments are healthy. They clear the air.
[Argument]
 

Brian and I were both science students. You know science sort of math and physics side, you know.
 

But I've always been accused of being a bit tight with money, so it hasn't particularly changed my lifestyle.
 

But we actually has bought a house in America as well, which is mainly at the moment a holiday home.
 

Four personalities are bound to clash.
 

Freddie and Brian tend to write the majority of the material.
 

I didn't actually realise what apartheid meant. I'm probably a bit naive, but I thought it was more of a vague segregation, like on the beaches and buses.
 

I don't want to be nasty but let's just say Robbie Williams is no Freddie Mercury.
 

I have a few personal ambitions for the band.
 

I like touring, I like being in the studio, a bit of both. I like to have a bit of time at home as well.
 

I mean the only thing that is hopefully good about us is after the arguments we can actually still face each other the next day or the day after and talk about something else and sort of get over it.
 

I was too shy to go and meet Princess Diana.
 

I went along and basically learned a few of the songs they were doing at the time, which were quite a few of the songs we ended up doing on our first album.
 

I wouldn't do go to another band.
 

I'll probably make loads of plans, and then just sit around on my bottom all day long and do nothing.
 

In a way it costs thousands dollars before you could actually go out to put the show on because you'll need equipments, all the lights you know, and that's more just going out and playing you know.
 

Live Aid turned our world upside down.
 

Lot's of marriages don't last as long as Queen have been together.
 

No, I mean we'd all definitely involved in the music business someway or another, because we're all living with it, and in it, and also we've got all sorts of things we would like to do.
 

No, we have our ups and downs, but we're all very up at the moment.
 


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