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Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer from San Antonio, Texas. Cross won five Grammy Awards for his eponymous debut album released in 1979. The singles "Sailing" (1980), and "Arthur's Theme " peaked at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. "Sailing" earned three Grammys in 1981, while "Arthur's Theme" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981.

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The writers that I aspire to, like Joni Mitchell and Randy Newman, they'll tell you that the work gets harder, not easier. And they set that bar for us where we're always striving to do something better than the last time, whether it's the next song or just the next line.
I'm now wearing suits on stage, so I've kinda stepped up my game as far as image. Which I have to admit is kind of a pain the butt, but it's fun. It gives you a certain amount of confidence to walk on stage and look nice, but I can't say that I'm totally buying into the whole image factor.
We certainly strive for trying to make a quality record throughout, and I think that's true of all of our records. — © Christopher Cross
We certainly strive for trying to make a quality record throughout, and I think that's true of all of our records.
People say, 'How's the record doing?' In the old days you'd say, 'We're at 600,000, it's doing great.' You don't say those things anymore. Those numbers are gone.
You got to fight for quality art and equality and all the things that we're fighting for, the things we believe in. Choice and preference and all those things that we support. We don't want to give up that fight. You got to keep doing it.
Lyrically and thematically, the title 'Doctor Faith', that song is about therapy, psychotherapy, and that song is about emotions and personal insight. I think all the songs on the record sort of go along with that.
I mean, I have a daughter, and it's a very bad message to send to my daughter that to be valid or accepted or to have value, you have to look a certain way. It's all about appearance, and not about education and not about contributing. I think we've completely lost our way.
I mean, it's pretty disillusioning for all of us right now, and we feel pretty helpless when Congress, their approval rating is thirteen percent, and across the board, whether you're a Democrat or a Republican, you sort of want to walk in and fire everybody.
I have a daughter, and it's a very bad message to send to my daughter that to be valid or accepted or to have value, you have to look a certain way. It's all about appearance, and not about education and not about contributing. I think we've completely lost our way.
If you can't play it on an acoustic guitar or a grand piano then it's not a song.
I think too many artists from my era tend to just stamp out a record.
I think MTV put a huge dent in the songwriting craft.
I'm a very private, very reclusive kind of guy.
You just want to hone your craft, whatever it may be.
The hurt of a love that is lost has no cure but the love of another heart.
All the words of wisdom sound the same.
In the tradition of the classic songwriter rooms like The Bluebird in Nashville, Strange Brew is a gift to the music community in Austin, for artists and audiences alike
Serengeti Trek Vacation Bible School 05, where kids are wild about God!.
I was born the son of a lawless man, always spoke my mind with a gun in my hand.
I came out to California from Texas, to the Haight, and the Fillmore and all that stuff, and totally got the bug. — © Christopher Cross
I came out to California from Texas, to the Haight, and the Fillmore and all that stuff, and totally got the bug.
Don't surrender to the dying light; don't take it lying down.
Well, it's not far down to paradise, at least it's not for me And if the wind is right you can sail away and find tranquility.
Love is the light that can shine so bright.
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