Yann Tiersen Quotes

Let’s play with sound, forget all knowledge and instrumental skills, and just use instinct – the same way punk did.

I want less and less control with music. Just playing music without any idea of composition or writing.

I can’t imagine playing a boring gig. Like, a boring audience without reaction, I will play against them.

Most of the time I like to start an album abroad, not at home, just to avoid the pressure, to not wake up and think, OK, its the first of recording this album. I like to avoid that.

I love working and writing new songs. But sometimes you need to wait, to have something in your mind, and then you can let yourself play music.

I started making music with my band in the 80s, so I am more product of post punk than classical music, and I have always carried on this way.