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" I became obsessed with Simian Mobile Disco's music and poorly attempted to make my own techno music. "
" Elton John is an absolute lad. He's a hero. "
" It must be tiring being Bob Dylan for the past 50 years. People act like he's not even human, which must be hard work. Every room he walks into just goes quiet. "
" Once you're out there in front of people, I don't think there's any choice than to just give it your all. "
" I want to bring UCB to England. We don't have anything like it. "
" One of the things we say in this band is if it's not fun, it's not worth doing. "
" You can never really tell what your influences are. "
" The thing about Nashville that's amazing is everyone plays... so you don't meet up for a drink, you meet up for a pick. It's an incredibly creative town, just bubbling with energy. "
" 'Babel' is a continuation of a project; it's not like now we are more theatrical. We've grown up, seen places, been places, and that is shown in this album. "
" My dream is to tour for 50 years. "
" Every day is a learning day. "
" Banjos, dobros, and acoustic guitars are not our first instruments. "
" Irish people never think we're Irish. Americans think we're European or French. "
" For me, food and music are very similar in that you create, you spend a lot of time making something, and it only lasts a few seconds or a few minutes. "
" 2014 was a pretty bad year for me. Quite a lot of loss. "
" We were copying lots of bands, like Avett Brothers and Old Crow Medicine Show. "
" England's just very cynical. Like I am. Like we all are. "
" England's just very cynical. "
" You write in songs what you're too scared to write in real life, and then you sing the songs to loads of people instead of telling it to the person you should be telling it to... Songs are a great way of dealing with those issues but kind of a coward's way as well. "
" Some people like the same thing forever, but I don't know. We kind of, like, listen to loads of different stuff, and our attention spans aren't good enough. So there was a bit of frustration when you're, like, having to play the same thing all the time because we play all, like, loads of different instruments. "
" When we first started touring, we were going to these towns we'd never otherwise go to, never otherwise see, and that's sort of why we like being in a band. But we started playing these bigger rooms and not even seeing the towns. "
" New York - it's the center of the world. "
" Just being thought of as a Christian is pretty annoying. Not that there's anything wrong with it. But just being told you're anything when you're not. "
" The less I try, the cooler I am. "
" I think that's why so many school bands start on guitars: because they hide their mistakes with the distortion. "
" I'm a modern-day renaissance man. "
" It's very important, when everyone else seems to be pigeon-holing you, to try and pigeon-hole yourself. "
" We don't want to be part of some Tidal 'streaming revolution,' nor do we want to be Taylor Swift and be anti-it. "
" I play banjo, and in Britain, it's easy to get away with playing banjo because you don't often see it on U.K. stages. In America, people know when you're a good banjo player, so I was really nervous about playing out there. But we actually went down really well. "
" Class is a big issue here. And some people get picked on more than others. I think we probably do. I mean, it doesn't help that we wear waistcoats and tweed the whole time. But there is a reverse snobbishness in England towards that sort of stuff. And I think that's one of the reasons we really enjoy America, 'cos we're classless. "
" Technically, I suppose I was following all the right behavior patterns of a trustafarian. "