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Chris Stein

Christopher Stein is an American musician known as the co-founder and guitarist of the new wave band Blondie. He is also a producer and performer for the classic soundtrack of the hip hop film Wild Style, and writer of the soundtrack for the film Union City, as well as an accomplished photographer.

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We're a pop art band. Not a pop band.
In the early days, I often felt that I was taking a math test when we were playing. It was a profound feeling of having to prove myself.
In many cases bands have a lot to overcome, business being what it is. — © Chris Stein
In many cases bands have a lot to overcome, business being what it is.
CS: I always say there's a tribal element in a rock concert. There's a real back-and-forth thing that goes on between the audience and the performers.
The vagaries of the industry and show business itself would not lead one to conclude a lengthy career - because things change. Popularities come and go. The tragedy of it is that somebody like Robin Williams should suffer from that, and be driven to commit suicide. If ever there was an untimely, unfair death, it was him.
A thing we always talk about in today's culture is that nobody is an outsider - everybody's kind of a hipster on the inside.
We tap into a lot of things from musical history when making the songs.
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