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Al Yankovic – 8 Quotes

 

8 Quotes by Al Yankovic

 

When I go to my live shows it’s often a multigenerational audience, a family bonding experience.

– Al Yankovic


In the ’80s, I was putting out an album virtually every year, I think mostly based on fear – that if I didn’t, people would soon forget about me.

– Al Yankovic


People never ask people doing serious music, ‘Do you ever think about doing funny music?’

– Al Yankovic


So that’s why one of my rules of parody writing is that it’s gotta be funny regardless of whether you know the source material. It has to work on its own merit.

– Al Yankovic


I have a long-standing history of respecting artists’ wishes.

– Al Yankovic


It’s hard to force creativity and humor.

– Al Yankovic


One of my pet peeves is that sometimes the talents of my band get overlooked because, and it was the same problem that Frank Zappa had, with a lot of groups that use humor, people don’t realize there’s a lot of craft behind the comedy.

– Al Yankovic


As my father used to tell me, the only true sign of success in life is being able to do for a living that which makes you happy.

– Al Yankovic