Tina Weymouth

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We were playing in front of 1,000 Hollywood people and they were all the friends of the business. Hollywood is a very weird place.

Tina Weymouth

We don't always know what we're doing. We often just get excited, put something down, and say, 'Oh, neat'.

Tina Weymouth

Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists. His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14. Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid.

Tina Weymouth

When we were making Speaking in Tongues and Remain in Light, we were jamming. From that we were taking the best bits and then recording and improvising on top of those.

Tina Weymouth

I play bass. I don't have to go out there and screech.

Tina Weymouth

We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing a song about going nowhere. So it worked out very well I think.

Tina Weymouth

It happens to people, no matter how hard you try to keep that beginner's sound, you cannot hang onto it. There's still a few squawks in there.

Tina Weymouth

Chris and I have to keep Tom Tom Club always going, and as soon as it gets boring or stops moving forward, we'll quit.

Tina Weymouth

Sometimes, you have to go through a phase whether you like it or not.

Tina Weymouth

We always wanted more than one level. We never want to be obtuse or put things in code. We've always wanted to communicate and be accessible.

Tina Weymouth

I would really love to work with Paul McCartney. Isn't that arrogant?

Tina Weymouth

Stick to your instincts.

Tina Weymouth

We're not getting paid. We have these great musicians with us and it gives us a real charge. And the audience gives us a charge, because they keep it interesting all the time.

Tina Weymouth

I think the idea of having the show divided into two parts was that Tom Tom Club opened for Talking Heads in Europe, and it was the best we'd ever had as an opening act.

Tina Weymouth

Tom Tom Club has a whole different attitude and approach, not just musically but in performance. Some people said they liked it.

Tina Weymouth

Five players got warmed up before we went on stage with Talking Heads and it really worked very well. But they are dramatically different.

Tina Weymouth

Art is not predictable. Art is not golf, as great as that may be. There are 360 degrees of choice to make.

Tina Weymouth

I like the idea of Wild Infancy, of people who have a deprived background, of starting out wild.

Tina Weymouth